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Best Canadian Poetry 2024 selected by Bardia Sinaee

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

On Tuesday, February 20th at 6pm, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, Biblioasis for the launch of Best Canadian Poetry 2024.

The following volume contributors will be reading at the event: Nicholas Bradley, Aislinn Hunter, Meghan Kemp-Gee, Barbara Nickel, Matt Rader, Meaghan Rondeau, Joanna Streetly, and Rob Taylor.

This project has been made possible by the Government of Canada. Ce projet a été rendu possible grâce au gouvernement du Canada.

Venue & Accessibility

The event will be hosted at the Massy Arts Gallery, at 23 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver.

Registration is free and required for entrance. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/best-canadian-poetry-2024-selected-by-bardia-sinaee-tickets-803452426837?aff=oddtdtcreator

The gallery is wheelchair accessible and a gender-neutral washroom is on-site.

Please refrain from wearing scents or heavy perfumes.

For more on accessibility including parking, seating, venue measurements and floor plan, and how to request ASL interpretation please visit: massyarts.com/accessibility

Covid Protocols: Masks keep our community safe and are mandatory (N95 masks are recommended as they offer the best protection). We ask if you are showing symptoms, that you stay home. Thank you kindly.

About the book

Selected by editor Bardia Sinaee, the 2024 edition of Best Canadian Poetry showcases the best Canadian poetry writing published in 2022.


David Barrick • Nina Berkhout • Nicholas Bradley • Alison Braid • Louise Carson • Hilary Clark • Erin Conway-Smith • Nancy Jo Cullen • Kayla Czaga • Rocco de Giacomo • Jean Eng • Joel Robert Ferguson • Susan Gillis • Luke Hathaway • Beatriz Hausner • Robert Hogg • Evan Jones • Meghan Kemp-Gee • Joseph Kidney • Matthew King • Sarah Lachmansingh • T. Liem • Seth MacGregor • Sadie McCarney • Erin McGregor • Anna Moore • Rhiannon Ng Cheng Hin • Barbara Nickel • Peter Norman • Tolu Oloruntoba • Michael Ondaatje • Jana Prikryl • Matt Rader • Monty Reid • Lisa Richter • Meaghan Rondeau • Olajide Salawu • Francesca Schulz-Bianco • James Scoles • Allan Serafino • Sue Sinclair • Carolyn Smart • Misha Solomon • John Steffler • John Elizabeth Stintzi • Joanna Streetly • Rob Taylor • Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang • James Warner • Elana Wolff

About Bardia Sinaee

Bardia Sinaee’s poetry, essays, and book reviews have appeared in magazines throughout Canada. His first book, Intruder (House of Anansi, 2021), received the Trillium Book Award for Poetry and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. He was born in Tehran, Iran, and currently lives in Ottawa.


February 20
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
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23 East Pender Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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