Marcus is the winner of Bywords' 2009 John Newlove Poetry Award for his poem Noise (from "Busy") published on Bywords.ca in February, 2009.
Congratulations also to the three honourable mentions:
A House with the Door Never Locked by Sylvia Adams
My Youth Machine-rolled, Smoked to Its Stub by Leanne Averbach
What I Remember of The Wars by Spencer Gordon
This year's judge was Stephanie Bolster.
For further information on the John Newlove Poetry Award, please go to www.bywords.ca and click on Newlove Award.