Cover of Anima Candensis by Sonnet L’Abbé

L’Abbé Wins 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award

Posted by admin on November 19, 2017

The Meet the Presses Collective announced on 18 November 2017 that Sonnet L'Abbé (Vancouver Island, British Columbia) has won the 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award for Anima Canadensis published by Junction Books. This is the richest annual literary award for a poetry chapbook.

The prize was awarded at the 2017 Indie Literary Market, held at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre in Toronto. In her acceptance speech for the $4,000 award, Sonnet L'Abbé stated:

bpNichol Chapbook Award 2016 Shortlist

Posted by admin on November 18, 2016

The Meet the Presses collective is excited to announce the finalists for the 2016 bpNichol Chapbook Award. The prize, awarded annually since its establishment in 1985, goes to the author of the best poetry chapbook – in the estimation of the judges – published in Canada in the previous year and submitted for consideration. It is named in honour of the late poet, novelist, and micropress publisher bpNichol.