Cover of Anima Candensis by Sonnet L’Abbé

L’Abbé Wins 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award

Posted by admin on November 19, 2017

The Meet the Presses Collective announced on 18 November 2017 that Sonnet L'Abbé (Vancouver Island, British Columbia) has won the 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award for Anima Canadensis published by Junction Books. This is the richest annual literary award for a poetry chapbook.

The prize was awarded at the 2017 Indie Literary Market, held at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre in Toronto. In her acceptance speech for the $4,000 award, Sonnet L'Abbé stated: