Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Poetry at the Olympics with Priscila Uppal

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From her unique position as the Canadian Athletes Now Fund’s poet-in-residence during the Olympics and Paralympics, Priscila is sending back regular dispatches about her experiences in Vancouver, reflections on the exciting-but-neglected crossroads of sport and art, as well as Games-themed poetry aimed at bridging the gap between athletes, fans and arts buffs.

Priscila Uppal is poet-in-residence for the Canadian Athletes Now Fund during the Olympics and Paralympics. Through dispatches and poetry for the LRC, Priscila will blog about her experiences there and at the Arctic Games in Grande Prairie, Alberta. She is the editor of The Exile Book of Canadian Sports Stories and author of the Griffin Poetry Prize-nominated Ontological Necessities.

Check out http://games.reviewcanada.ca to read Priscila’s poems and dispatches.

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