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PEN Fundraiser

Our valiant former editor Stuart Ross has come up with a fantastic idea for a fundraiser in support of the important work PEN Canada does. Here’s the scoop: 1,000 Bird Poems by Necakov: A PEN Fundraiser Marathon 1,000 Bird Poems by Necakov: A PEN Fundraiser Marathon will feature about 25 guest poets and other personalities, […]

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Meaghan Strimas at the Pivot Reading Series


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The great Pivot Reading Series will have its season opener on January 11th hosted by Jacob McArthur Mooney. Our very own Meaghan Strimas will be on hand to read from her latest book Yes or Nope. Meaghan is an entertaining reader and this is a great opportunity to catch up on her latest if you missed our […]

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Mansfield Ottawa and Montreal Launches Coming Up!

On Friday we head out on the 401 to bring  all our new poetry goodness to our friends in Ottawa and Montreal. This is where you can find us:  

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Good Luck To Sarah Burgoyne

This year our very own Sarah Burgoyne is on the shortlist for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry for her book Saint Twin. The Quebec Writers’ Federation will reveal the winner at their 18th annual QWF Awards Gala in Montreal and that happens tonight. Needless to say, we’re rooting for Sarah!

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Nelson Ball wins the bpNichol Chapbook Award!


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At last Saturday’s Meet the Presses Book Fair Nelson Ball won the bpNichol Chapbook Award for Small Waterways. The $4000.00 prize is an overdue acknowledgement of Nelson’s work as well as the excellent work Cameron Anstee does with Apt. 9 Press. Because the chapbooks are done in limited editions Small Waterways is already out of print. […]

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It’s Meet the Presses Time

Mansfield will be at the latest edition of Meet the Presses Indie Literary Market tomorrow. We’ll have our latest titles and a selection of our backlist. A lot of fantastic publishers are involved with this and it’s always worth a visit. Hope to see you there!

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Mansfield Press Ottawa Launch November 25

Mansfield Press is teaming up with span-o (the small press action network – Ottawa) to join their Factory Reading Series the night before the Ottawa Small Press Book Fair. featuring readings by: Meaghan Strimas (Toronto) Pier Giorgio Di Cicco (Toronto) Stephen Brockwell (Ottawa All three will be launching their new Mansfield titles Also on the […]

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Mansfield Fall Launch November 9!

Please mark your calendars and join us in celebrating our latest poetry titles! It’s always a good time at the Monarch, especially with writers who are also great readers of their own work.

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Stephen Brockwell and Stuart Ross Reading On Wednesday!

On Wednesday, October 26, the Ottawa International Writers’ Festival closes its season with Poetry Cabaret featuring a strong Mansfield presence in the form of Stephen Brockwell and Stuart Ross. The evening will also feature readings by Gregory Scofield and Sandra Ridley. It will be the first major public reading of Stephen Brockwell’s All Of Us Reticent, Here, Together, which has […]

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Sarah Burgoyne’s Saint Twin Shortlisted

Sarah Burgoyne’s Saint Twin Shortlisted

Hats off to Sarah Burgoyne, whose debut collection Saint Twin has been nominated for the A. M. Klein Poetry Prize. The prestigious award, given by the Quebec Writers’ Federation, has a long history of recognizing excellence in English-language writers from Quebec. The nomination is also a feather in the cap of Mansfield editor Stuart Ross. Saint Twin appeared under his […]

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