Saturday, July 28, 2012

fwd: Priscila Uppal Poetic Olympic Coverage

Resuming her position as Canadian Athletes Now Poet-in-Residence for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, join Priscila Uppal as she polevaults and pommelhorses around Trafalgar Square and Hyde Park, bringing you poetic coverage of all the action.

You can follow her daily poems in celebration of the games and the athletes for CANFund at as well as more daily poems and every-other-day posts on sports art for the Literary Review of Canada on where, if you feel up to a little friendly competition, you can also find details about a summer sport poetry contest judged by Uppal.

Also, please consider supporting literary risk-taking and our determined athletes by purchasing Winter Sport: Poems, the successful culmination of Uppal's adventures at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Paralympics, and Arctic Games (through or or, or preordering Summer Sport: Poems at (Uppal donates her royalties to CANFund)

If you're enjoying the Olympics, please also consider making a donation at as many of the athletes you see would not be at the Olympics if not for the support of the fund.

For more information about Priscila Uppal and her books visit

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