A note from Bob

[photopress:bob_stallworthy_1_2.jpg,thumb,alignleft]Hello. I’m Bob Stallworthy. Congratulations to Angela Kublik for the great work she and her team are managing for the the new library in Fort Saskatchewan. May her steady hand that helped to guide House of Blue Skies and this blog, blueskiespoetry.ca, also help to see her new project through to successful completion. I’m pleased […]

blue skies poetry Welcomes New Editors Dymphny Dronyk and Bob Stallworthy

It is my immense pleasure to welcome two new editors to blue skies poetry. As of this month, Calgary poets Dymphny Dronyk and Bob Stallworthy will be taking over editorial duties here. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate National Poetry Month. Many thanks to both of them for taking on this venture. […]

A note from the editor

Since early 2007, it has been my pleasure to edit blue skies poetry. I have been awed and inspired by the poetry that has appeared in my inbox over the years, and I have been privileged to share over 600 hundred of those poems with readers of this website. Out of this site grew another […]

Summer Schedule & Submissions Wanted

For the summer months, blue skies poetry will be moving to a once per week schedule, in large part to allow this editor to enjoy more time outdoors! Watch for a new poem each Thursday. While I have lots of interesting new work lined up, there are still several gaps in the summer schedule. Submissions […]

Too Bad – a few words on the passing of Robert Kroetsch

I wish that Robert Kroetsch had been a friend of mine. He was a virtual mentor, a writer whose talent I adored from afar. I was lucky enough to visit with him numerous times over the years, at readings or launches or those lovely, boozy post-poetry parties that are iconic of the writing world, it […]