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About jeanettelynes

Director, MFA in Writing, University of Saskatchewan Professor of English, University of Saskatchewan

2017 Readings – Jeanette Lynes

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 – with Catherine Graham, Ian Burgham, Al Mortiz, Giovanni Rici, George Elliott Clarke; University of East London – with same, August 2017; Seamus Heaney Homeplace – with same, August 2017; Linen Hall Library – with same, … Continue reading

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Jeanette Lynes’ second novel to be released in 2018

Coteau Books will release The Small Things that End the World, Jeanette Lynes’ second novel, in 2018! Story hint: the babysitting job from hell – watch for it!

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City of Saskatoon YWCA Women of Distinction Awards, 2016. Jeanette Lynes received the Women of Distinction Award in the Arts, Culture & Heritage Category at a ceremony on May 26, 2016. Congratulations to all the amazing women nominated!

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Jeanette Lynes’ poetry collection, Bedlam Cowslip: The John Clare Poems wins Saskatchewan Book Award, 2016. Bedlam Cowslip, a collection of poems inspired by John Clare, won the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award in April, 2016.

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Jeanette Lynes to present poetry readings at 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Canadian Poets & Musicians. Jeanette Lynes, along with poets Catherine Graham, Ian Burgham and Steven Heighton will present five readings of their work at the Scottish Arts Club in August, 2016. This is part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Canadian musicians Don Davis (Symphronica) and Daniela Nardi (Espresso Manifesto). This event is supported by the Centre for Creative Learning and the Canada Council for the Arts.

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Shortlisted: Bedlam Cowslip: The John Clare Poems for two Saskatchewan Book Awards!

The Saskatchewan Book Awards shortlist was released on February 12, 2016 – Bedlam Cowslip: The John Clare Poems was shortlisted for the Poetry Award and the City of Regina Book of the Year Award. Congratulations to all the shortlisted authors! … Continue reading

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POETRY: Special Announcement!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: poetry reading and book launch with music at the Novel Idea Bookstore, 156 Princess St, Kingston. Monday, Dec 14th from 7-9pm. Reading that evening will be Carolyn Smart from her recently launched collection of poetry called Careen(Brick Books, … Continue reading

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