Tuesday, June 25, 2013

News at Eleven: "I wish that my government had asked me

to write poetry about immigration policy, about Idle No More, about Canada's complicity in the Middle East, the Enbridge pipeline," Vancouver-based Fred Wah, a Saskatchewan-born poet who won the 1985 Governor General's Award, recently told an audience at an Edmonton literary festival. "I haven't been asked to do any of those things."

from The Vancouver Sun: Meet Canada's underused poet laureate: Vancouver-based Fred Wah bemoans lack of meaningful work


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