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Jordan Abel wins $65K Griffin Poetry Prize

Category: Anisa Rawhani, Events-Canadian, Issue 76, Jordan Abel, News

For Jordan Abel, winning Canada’s most lucrative literary prize isn’t just a personal triumph, but a win for “all the people who continue to fight against appropriation.” The Nisga’a writer added to his accolades the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize for his third collection, Injun (Talonbooks), on June 8. The winning work is a long poem […]


fiction: Volans By Jordan Abel Days later, months later, it didn’t matter, because I still couldn’t remember how the story went. Scholars Bar, basement, this much I was sure of. I was on the cusp of that lovely spin-mesh state of crunkness. I drained my pint and leaned on Dale’s shoulder to tell him that […]