Gerald Lampert Award

Gerald Lampert Award

The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award is made annually by the League of Canadian Poets to the best volume of poetry published by a first-time poet. It is presented in honour of poetry promoter Gerald Lampert. Each winner receives an honorarium of $1000.

Winners

*1981 - Elizabeth Allan, "The Shored Up House"
*1982 - Abraham Boyarsky, "Schielber" and Edna Alford, "A Sleep Full of Dreams"
*1983 - Diana Hartog, "Matinee Light"
*1984 - Sandra Birdsell, "Night Travellers" and Jean McKay, "Gone to Grass"
*1985 - Paulette Jiles, "Celestial Navigation"
*1986 - Joan Fern Shaw, "Raspberry Vinegar"
*1987 - Rosemary Sullivan, "The Space a Name Makes"
*1988 - Di Brandt, "Questions I Asked My Mother"
*1989 - Sarah Klassen, "Journey to Yalta"
*1990 - Steven Heighton, "Stalin's Carnival"
*1991 - Diana Brebner, "Radiant Life Forms"
*1992 - Joanne Arnott, "Wiles of Girlhood"
*1993 - Elisabeth Harvor, "Fortress of Chairs" and Roberta Rees, "Eyes Like Pigeons"
*1994 - Barbara Klar, "The Night You Called Me a Shadow" and Illya Tourtidis, "Mad Magellan's Tale"
*1995 - Keith Maillard, "Dementia Americana"
*1996 - Maureen Hynes, "Rough Skin"
*1997 - Marilyn Dumont, "A Really Good Brown Girl"
*1998 - Mark Sinnett, "The Landing"
*1999 - Stephanie Bolster, "White Stone: The Alice Poems"
*2000 - Shawna Lemay, "All the God-Sized Fruit"
*2001 - Anne Simpson, "Light Falls Through You"
*2002 - Aislinn Hunter, "Into the Early Hours"
*2003 - Kathy Mac, "Nail Hunters Plan for Strength and Growth"
*2004 - Adam Getty, "RECONCILIaTION"
*2005 - Ray Hsu, "Anthropy"
*2006 - Suzanne Buffam, "Past Imperfect"
*2007 - Steven Price, "Anatomy of Keys"
*2008 - Alex Boyd, "Making Bones Walk"

ee also

* List of poetry awards
* List of years in poetry
* List of years in literature
* Pat Lowther Award

External links

* [http://www.poets.ca League of Canadian Poets official Web site]


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