news | Thursday March 10, 2011

Three Talonbooks Poets are Finalists for B.C. Book Prize for Poetry

The shortlists for the 27th annual B.C. Book Prizes are announced!

Congratulations to everyone nominated, including three of our poets, who are finalists for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Here is the list of nominees:

Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Ken Belford, Decompositions (Talonbooks)
George Bowering, My Darling Nellie Grey (Talonbooks)
Stephen Collis, On the Material (Talonbooks)
Jen Currin, The Inquisition Yours (Coach House Books)
Eve Joseph, The Secret Signature of Things (Brick Books)

The winners will be revealed at a gala on April 21, at West Vancouver’s Kay Meek Centre.

Visit the BC Book Prizes website to see all of the prizes and finalists.

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