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A Trillium Award for Meaghan Strimas

The Trillium Awards put on a great show every year with one night of readings and one night devoted to the awards. Bathing in the afterglow of the win are Mansfield publisher Denis De Klerck, Meaghan Strimas, and Stuart Ross, who edited Meaghan’s wonderful book Yes or Nope. Congratulations to Meaghan (and to Stuart) for […]

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Meaghan Strimas at the Trillium Awards

We won’t know until Tuesday who wins this year’s Trillium Award for poetry, and we really hope it is Meaghan, but all the writers offer something unique. On Monday the 19th you can hear them all at the author readings. It should be great fun. You can find the invite info right here. You should […]

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rob mclennan sure asks a lot of questions

Where would the Canadian small press world be without rob mclennan? Whether reviewing books or interviewing writers, he is consistently comprehensive in surveying what is going on across the country. He’s been looking at Mansfield lately. Here are his interviews with Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, on her newest poetry title Whatever, Iceberg, and Kasia Jaronczyk, on her short […]

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Tara-Michelle Ziniuk is on a road trip

Fresh off of her Mansfield Press spring launch tour, Tara-Michelle sets off again for a tour with some writer friends. You can find them in the following places. The readings feature authors Marcus McCann, Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, Pierre-Luc Landry, and Michael V Smith. Their brand new books will be for sale at each venue. Montreal: Tues May […]

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Laura Farina on the writing life

Laura Farina on the writing life

The always industrious rob mclennan has just posted a nice addition to the “On Writing” series found in the Ottawa Poetry Newsletter featuring Mansfield writer Laura Farina. Have a look and see how writing poetry is a little like a good detective story.

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Meaghan Strimas nominated for Trillium Award

Meaghan Strimas nominated for Trillium Award

Great news! Yes or Nope by Meaghan Strimas has been nominated for a Trillium Award and we couldn’t be happier. Here is the announcement with a list of all the worthy shortlisted titles. Congratulations to Meaghan and of course, Stuart Ross for his editorial acumen.

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Mansfield Spring Launch! (With apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein)

As silver white winter melts into spring here are a few of our favourite things: Books of course; four brand new titles that are as strong and various as anything we have ever published. Please join us at any one of the events listed below to hear new work by Samantha Bernstein, Christopher Doda, Kasia Jaronczyk […]

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Reading Alice Burdick

It’s very nice to see Alice Burdick’s latest Book of Short Sentences get a little attention. CV2 has published a small overview in their Snapshots section but Alex Porco really takes a deep dive in Jacket 2. It’s so difficult these days to get worthy books reviewed. The major papers rarely mention poetry and when […]

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Mansfield loads the bases at the ReLit Awards

The ReLit Award Long Shortlists have just been announced and Mansfield has managed to have three titles singled out in the poetry section. There are strong titles on this year’s list so it is great to be recognized in such great company. Congratulations to Eva H.D., Tara Azzopardi, and Nick Papaxanthos. Now for the home run!

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Stephen Brockwell in Vancouver


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rob mclennan just posted a nice little write-up of his trip to Vancouver to read with Mansfield Press author Stephen Brockwell at the venerable Lunch Poems at SFU reading series. Stephen read from his brand new All Of Us Reticent, Here, Together. Sounds like a lot of fun.

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