Monday, 26 January 2015

The Globe and Mail - The 50 Most Anticipated Books Of 2015

The 50 Most Anticipated Books Of 2015

The Globe and Mail, 2015

Starred review from Publishers Weekly for Sidewalk Flowers



Editions of Sidewalk Flowers

The first five editions! So beautiful! Very exciting. . . December 2, 2014

Groundwood Cover

The cover of Groundwood's spring catalogue. . .this is a detail from Sidewalk Flowers (also to be known as Footpath Flowers, Les fleurs poussent aussi sur les troittoirs, Les Fleurs de la Ville, and Flores Mágicas)... December 3, 2014

Interview with JonArno Lawson

Interview with JonArno Lawson

Lion and the Unicorn Award

Noelle Allen
December 13, 2014
Congratulations to JonArno Lawson and Robert Priest for being recognized by the 2014 Lion and Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry for young people! JonArno won the award for his collection Enjoy it While it Hurts, and Robert Priest received an honorable mention for Rosa Rose. The Lion and the Unicorn has been awarded since 2005, and is followed up by essays about the winning books. Essays on this years winners will be available next year, but here is a link to some of their previous essays, published by John Hopkins University:
http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~jtthomas/LandUAward.html

Arc Poetry - Enjoy it While it Hurts

Oh, Humanity: JonArno Lawson’s Enjoy it While it Hurts


















NOVEMBER 11TH, 2014

The Cambridge History of American Poetry

The Cambridge History of American Poetry


















I just found out that there's a section on my children's poetry in the new Cambridge History of American Poetry. . .!

Skyping, November 19, 2014

A great time yesterday, Skyping with these students at SFU
November 19, 2014

The Lunchbox Season

Our “Out of Trouble” Books



















November 24, 2014

Dirty Dozen Interview

Dirty Dozen












Interview, October 11, 2012

The Poetry Of Growing Up


The Poetry Of Growing Up











Globe and Mail Review, 2010

The Star - Small Print: Another JonArno Lawson Poetry Treat

Small Print: Another JonArno Lawson Poetry Treat













Review in The Star, 2010

0s &1s - Bottom of the Box

Bottom of the Box Review

Dig! Magazine - A Voweller's Aspirations

A Voweller's Aspirations



















Dig! Magazine Review, 2008

Greenboathouse Press Review

Review of This (And That Was That)
















2009

Inside Out- The Guardian (Critics' Choice)

Inside Out- The Guardian (Critics' Choice)

















Review in The Guardian, 2008