2015 Award

The winner of the 2015 Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry is…

What Became My Grieving Ceremony by Cara-Lyn Morgan (Thistledown Press)

Second Place: Blue Sonoma by Jane Munro (Brick Books)

Third Place: The Seasons by Bruce Meyer (The Porcupine’s Quill)

Many thanks to this year’s judge, George McWhirter, for his diligence and dedication!

The shortlist for the 2015 Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry

In alphabetical order:

THE FLEECE ERA, Joanna Lilley (Brick Books)
THE DISARMED HEART, Susan McCaslin (The St. Thomas Poetry Series)
THE SEASONS, Bruce Meyer (The Porcupine’s Quill)
WHAT BECAME MY GRIEVING CEREMONY, Cara-Lyn Morgan (Thistledown Press)
BLUE SONOMA, Jane Munro (Brick Books)

Finalists were celebrated at the RCLAS Awards Show on November 21, 2015 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster, with this year’s judge, George McWhirter, presiding.