Ariel Gordon wins prize, publication
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION
By Bob Armstrong
Winnipeg poet Ariel Gordon has won the inaugural John Lent Poetry Prose Award from British Columbia-based Kalamalka Press.
Kalamalka Press will now publish Gordon's manuscript, How to Prepare a Collage. Her manuscript was selected from 36 entries.
Gordon, author of Hump (Palimpsest Press) and How to Prepare for
Flooding (JackPine Press), is a past recipient of the John Hirsch Award
for most promising Manitoba writer and the Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize
This fall she will lead a series of reading and writing workshops,
through the Winnipeg School Division's Lifelong Learning program,
intended to inspire writers of all genres.
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Another little tidbit on the Kalamalka Press chappie, this time in Bob Armstrong's Paperchase column, which appears in the Winnipeg Free Press' Saturday Books section.