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Eva H.D. wins Montreal International Poetry Prize!

Big and hearty congratulations to Eva H.D., whose poem “38 Michigans” placed top in the Montreal International Poetry Prize. The prize brings with it $20,000. The editorial board looked at over 2,000 entries from 66 countries before handing off a shortlist to prize judge Eavan Boland. You can hear Eva reading her poem right here. Eva’s […]

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Jim Smith at the Toronto Fringe!

Our excellent friend Jim Smith (Happy Birthday, Nicanor Parra) is staging a one-man play at the Toronto Fringe Festival. I Love You, Judy Merril is an homage to his old friend the science-fiction legend. In his inimitable, obsessive, generous way, he explores her life as well as his own. There are still a few shows […]

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Stuart Ross triple launch in Cobourg June 30th.

Stuart Ross triple launch in Cobourg June 30th.

We’re obviously not keeping Mansfield editor Stuart Ross busy enough this year. Somehow he’s managed to come out with three books. He’ll be launching all of them in his hometown of Cobourg on Tuesday, June 30, 7 PM, at the Human Bean on King St. The three books are quite different so it should be […]

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Barwin, Chambers and Ross and a night on the town.

If you’re in Toronto tonight why don’t you check out new books by these three fine friends of Mansfield. They’ll be launching at 7:30 PM at Supermarket on Augusta Ave in Kensington Market. Note that Mansfield editor Stuart Ross is launching two of the three books he published this year. The third can be found right […]

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Save the date for a Mansfield Trio

Going to be in Lunenburg this summer? Join Laura Farina, Jaime Forsythe, and Alice Burdick for an evening of good clean poetry fun.

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Peter Norman gets online

Mansfield author Peter Norman has joined the digital age and now has his very own website. You can now find his up-to-date self at www.peternorman.ca.

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Spring Launch in Montreal

Please join us on the next leg of the tour! SUNDAY, APRIL 12 6 pm Le Port de tête 262, avenue du Mont-Royal Est Montréal (Québec) H2T 1P5 Featuring • My Planet of Kites, by Marie-Ève Comtois, translated by Stuart Ross & Michelle Winters • Rotten Perfect Mouth, by Eva H.D. • The Purpose Pitch, […]

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Spring Poetry Launch in London April 8th

Next on the Mansfield Spring Tour is London Ontario at 7pm April 8. We’ll be at the Landon Branch London Public Library 167 Wortley Rd. London N6C 3P6 Featuring • My Planet of Kites, by Marie-Ève Comtois, translated by Stuart Ross & Michelle Winters • Rotten Perfect Mouth, by Eva H.D. • The Purpose Pitch, […]

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Toronto launch — March 23!

You are invited to Mansfield Press’s spring poetry launch party on March 23, 7:30 pm, at the Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton Street)! We are pleased to be celebrating: My Planet of Kites, by Marie-Ève Comtois (trans. Stuart Ross & Michelle Winters) Rotten Perfect Mouth, by Eva H.D. The Purpose Pitch, by Kathryn Mockler punchlines, by […]

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A Grab Bag of Fab Frags; Arc Poetry reviews Stephen Brockwell

 It’s nice to see Complete Surprising Fragments of Improbable Books by Stephen Brockwell getting a little love from Arc Poetry Magazine. According to Jesse Patrick Ferguson the book “is engaging both in content and craft,” and we couldn’t agree more. He also says “Perhaps the highest compliment that can be paid to Fragments is that it’s easy […]

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