The first award in the 2019 Canadian Atheist Awards is “Art, entertainment, or culture story of the year”. This award goes to any work of art, entertainment, or culture – film, music, literature, theatre – that stood out to Canadian atheists in 2018.
Today would have been Langston Hughes’s 113th birthday and Google has created a Google Doodle to celebrate. Hughes’s poem this doodle illustrates is I Dream a World, but I thought I’d put the first stanza of his other poem, written in 1932, called Goodbye Christ. You can read the entire poem here. Listen, Christ, You… Read more »
Canadian Atheist writers Veronica Abbass and Diana MacPherson have been on a bit of a poetry kick in a recent post. Their poet of choice is the English poet William Blake (1757–1827), but their exchange inspired me to give due props to one of the greatest Canadian poets: E. J. Pratt (1882–1964).