Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Lao Poet's "Light" wins National Canadian Literary Award

Dr. Ketmani Kouanchao just finished a write-up of Souvankham Thammavongsa's big win of the 2014 Canadian Broadcasting Company's Bookie Award for Best Book of Canadian Poetry in 2013. Thammavongsa's 3rd book, Light, (Pedlar Press, 2013)  received over 40% of the final vote from over 1,000 voters internationally.

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