news | Thursday March 12, 2015
Finalists for this year’s BC Book Prizes have just been announced, and we are so proud that Cecily Nicholson’s collection of poetry, From the Poplars, has been nominated!
From the Poplars, a collection of documentary poetry that reflects on the storied history of Poplar Island in New Westminster, BC, is nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize alongside the following worthy opponents: Rob Budde’s Dreamland Theatre (Caitlin Press); Jen Currin’s School (Coach House Books); Kayla Czaga’s For Your Safety Please Hold On (Nightwood Editions); and Patrick Lane’s Washita (Harbour).
The awards will be presented at the Lieutenant Governor’s B.C. Book Prizes Gala in Vancouver on April 25, 2015.