04 March 2010

Gunvaldsen Klaassen nominated for the Atlantic Poetry Prize

Gaspereau Press is pleased to announce that Tonja Gunvaldsen Klaassen’s poetry collection, Lean-To, has been nominated for the Atlantic Poetry Prize.

The Atlantic Poetry Prize is awarded to the best collection of poetry written by an Atlantic Canadian and published for the first time in the current calendar year. The winner of the award will be announced at the 2010 Atlantic Book Awards celebration on Wednesday, April 14 at the Alderney Landing Theatre in Dartmouth, N.S.

The 2010 Atlantic Books Awards and Festival runs from April 10 to April 18 with literary events taking place in all four Atlantic provinces. For more information, or to find out where you can hear Tonja read from Lean-to, check the festival website.

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