Via the League of Canadian Poets
– April 2013 is National Poetry Month in Canada –
– Young Poets Week runs April 8 – 14 , 2013 –
Established in Canada in April 1998 by the League of Canadian Poets (LCP), National Poetry Month (NPM) brings together schools, publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, and poets from across the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in Canada’s culture.
National Poetry Month 2013
The year 2013 marks the 15th anniversary of National Poetry Month in Canada.
For a sample of NPM events, go to the NPM section at www.poets.ca or check your local newspaper and magazine listings for details of events in your area.
Young Poets’ Week runs April 8 – 14, 2013. Check our website at www.youngpoets.ca for special Young Poets’ Week initiatives. www.youngpoets.ca is an excellent source of inspiration, as well as a valuable teaching resource, featuring lesson plans, readings lists, a history of Canadian poetry, as well as our Ezine Re:verse, where we publish the work of young poets.