B.C. poet Susan Alexander wins $20K Mitchell Prize

October 23, 2019
CBC Books

B.C. poet Susan Alexander has won the 2019 Mitchell Prize. The $20,000 prize is awarded every other year and recognizes poetry that explores religious faith, reports CBC Books.

"Vigil is an outstanding collection that is highly deserving of first place," Goodison said in a press statement. "The writer is a talented and accomplished poet who handles the language of poetry with great authority and the reader gets a strong sense that this is a voice rich in experience and wisdom." 

Topics: Arts, Literature, Faith