Marie "Annharte" Baker Wins the Blue Metropolis First Peoples Literary Prize

The Blue Metropolis Festival announced the winner of their inaugural First Peoples Literary Prize ahead of this spring's festival in Montreal, Marie "Annharte" Baker. The festival will honour Annharte for her collection of poetry, Indigena Awry, published in 2012 by LPG member New Star Books. 

Annharte will be attending several events during the festival, taking place April 20 - 26, includ­ing Poetry at the Zen Cen­tre on April 24th, with fellow poets Marie Howe, Don McKay, Jer­amy Dodds, Paul Weigel, and Carmine Starnino; an awards cer­e­mony on April 25th; and, on April 26, a dis­cus­sion with Lee Mar­a­cle.

To see the full schedule for this year's Blue Metropolis Festival and learn more about the First Peoples Literary Prize, visit their website.