Friday, 7 March 2014

Special Call for Poetry Subs to Canateen Poetry

to my happy surprise, today i received an email from Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie, a national non-profit organization that encourages Canadian high school students to engage with poetry, which informs me that my poem  “Chinese Chimes: Nine Detours of the Yellow River,” first published in the Nashwaak Review and included in Best Canadian Poetry (Tightrope Books, 2009), has been selected for re-inclusion in PIV's online anthology [] for the annual national poetry recitation contest. needless to say, this is an honor for me. more important, i propose a joint poetic venture with PIV to promote interest in poetry among canadian high school students by featuring a group of poems in our upcoming autumn issue. if reasonably successful, this project will be continued on a regular basis in the future.  gladly, they like this partner idea of mine. here is our




In our upcoming autumn issue, 
we will feature a group of poems written by Canadian teens 
to promote interest in poetry among Canadian teenagers.
In addition to those listed under our normal guidelines,
here are a few more things to note: 
Title: Canateen Poetry: A Special Collection 
Date of Release: August 5, 2014.
Deadline for Submissions: July 31, 2014.
Qualification: Any teenager studying or living in Canada
please feel more than welcome to send your poems 
with any them, in any style 
by pasting them in the body of your email to

for more detailed guidelines, see one of the following links at

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