Hill, Agnes Aston,. “Recompense.” Voices of Victory: Representative Poetry of Canada in War-time. Ed. Canadian Authors Association (Toronto). Toronto: Macmillan, 1941. 1.
Women are well represented in this volume of poetry released at the beginning of the Second World War. Of the 67 poems included, 36 are authored by women, 31 by men. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards were given to women; and of the 20 Honourable Mentions, 13 were given to women, 7 to men.
Agnes Aston Hill’s “Recompense” was awarded 1st place.