Posted by: crpa | April 12, 2008

ACORN-PLANTOS AWARD

ACORN-PLANTOS AWARD

The Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry is awarded annually to a
Canadian poet, based on a book published in the previous calendar year.
The work should follow in the tradition of Acorn, Livesay, Purdy, Plantos and
Others by being accessible to all people in its use of language and image.

The award is open to any living poet who is a Canadian citizen or landed
immigrant. The work may be entered by the poet or the publisher. The award
itself honours the poet.

The award consists of a cheque for $500.00 CDN and a medallion.

The deadline for entries published in 2007 is June 30, 2008, received.

To enter, send five copies and a cheque for $25.00 for each title to:

Acorn-Plantos Award

c/o Jeff Seffinga

36 Sunset Avenue

Hamilton, ON

L8R 1V6

For further information contact:  jeffseff@allstream.net

Previous winners include Christine Smart, Ronnie R. Brown,
Laisha Resnau, and Erin Noteboom.

* for those of you who don’t know about poet Milton Acorn and Ted Plantos go to the CPA website for info. Jeff Seffinga was past VP for the CPA. Also James Deahl, who works with Jeff on this award, is a CPA cofounder…ciao Donna


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