Poetry winner is a construction worker

Poetry prize goes to B.C. construction worker CBC News Posted: Apr 5, 2011 7:14 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 5, 2011 7:14 PM ET Garth Martens, 28, writes poetry and works construction. (Writers Trust) A construction worker from Victoria, B.C., who writes poetry won the $5,000 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers on Tuesday. …