Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Book Mark: Canada Reads Poetry

For anyone who follows the annual 'Canada Reads' competition, the CBC has been running a supplementary contest called 'Canada Reads Poetry' to celebrate National Poetry Month.

The books and panelists are:
The online debate is occurring right now over on CBC Books. This is a great idea to extend the 'Canada Reads' brand and promote poetry but not sure about the online format. Have yet to be convinced to read any of the books being discussed by just reading the comments about them. Will be interesting to see who is judged as the winner through this forum, and if this exercise overall will be considered successful.

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