Literary Arts Reading List

Author of twenty-six books of poetry, conceptual fiction, and critical writing, as well as over 200 chapbooks and 6 edited volumes — Derek Beaulieu’s work is consistently praised as some of the most radical and challenging in contemporary Canadian writing. Since 2018 Beaulieu has been the Director of Literary Arts at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. He is also the 2022/2023 Poet Laureate for the Town of Banff.

"I hope everyone can take some time to dive into some exceptional reading; each of these titles can be borrowed from your library, ordered from your local bookstore, or online. I believe this list will surprise and entangle as you embrace new literary adventures!" ~ Derek Beaulieu

2022 Reading List

2021 Reading List

2020 Reading List