Water Acts and Poetry

Posted by on January 12, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Dr. Rita Wong will give a presentation on February 4 at 7:00 p.m. in UPEI’s McDougall Hall Auditorium, Room 242. Dr. Wong’s talk, entitled “Humble Autonomy: Renewing Culture through Participatory Water Ethics,” will be the inaugural UPEI Don Mazer Arts and Science Lecture and is presented by the faculties of Science and Arts.  A reception […]

Three new interviews with three Nightwood Editions authors in PRISM magazine

Posted by on January 5, 2016 at 12:14 pm

PRISM Magazine has interviewed three Nightwood authors on their latests books. If you haven’t already, check out the interviews with Kim Fu here,  Sheryda Warrener here, and Bren Simmers here.

2015 ReLit Long Shortlists Announced

Posted by on January 5, 2016 at 11:08 am

Congratulations to all authors on the newly announced 2015 ReLit shortlist! Good luck to Nightwood authors Doretta Lau (How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?) and Matt Rader (What I Want to Tell Goes Like This.) Check out the full list of nominees here. Winners of this year’s ReLit Rings will be […]

Carol Daniels Launches Bearskin Diary

Posted by on November 3, 2015 at 11:07 am

Carol Daniels will be launching her debut novel, Bearskin Diary, in Regina and Saskatoon. She will be giving two performances and sharing her writing in Regina on Thursday, November 5 at the following times and locations: 6:30pm: Tatanka Boutique (2156 Albert Street, Regina) 8:30pm: Royal Saskatchewan Museum (2445 Albert Street, Regina) She will also be […]

children of air india inspires music production

Posted by on October 20, 2015 at 3:13 pm

Poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s award-winning book of poetry, children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections (2013), has inspired Irish composer Jurgen Simpson to create an epic production of music, voice, poetry and visual projections. This work, supplemented by the composer’s extensive research into Air India Flight 182, will be performed by the Turning Point […]

Bren Simmers shortlisted for 2015 City of Vancouver Award!

Posted by on October 13, 2015 at 4:57 pm

Congratulations to Bren Simmers! Her collection Hastings-Sunrise (Nightwood Editions, 2015), has been shortlisted for the 2015 City of Vancouver Book Award! Since 1989, the annual City of Vancouver Book Award has been recognizing authors of excellence of any genre who contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver’s history, unique character, or the achievements of its […]

Kayla Czaga receives Governor General’s Award Nomination!

Posted by on October 7, 2015 at 4:13 pm

Kayla Czaga’s debut poetry collection, For Your Safety Please Hold On (Nightwood Editions, 2014), has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award in the Poetry category! Since 1937, the Governor General’s Award has honoured the best in Canadian literature, with seven different categories for both English and French-language authors. All finalists receive $1,000, and the […]

Nightwood Editions authors selected for Poetry in Transit 2015!

Posted by on July 24, 2015 at 5:08 pm

  Congratulations to Kayla Czaga, Raoul Fernandes, Bren Simmers and Rita Wong for being selected for the 2015 Poetry in Transit campaign! Ten poems were selected by the committee this year with four spots going to the Nightwood Editions poets. The poems will be displayed on buses and the Skytrain all over Greater Vancouver. The selected authors will be recognized […]

Kayla Czaga named finalist for 2015 Debut-litzer Prize!

Posted by on July 24, 2015 at 3:31 pm

Debut author Kayla Czaga has garnered international recognition with her latest nomination! For Your Safety Please Hold On has been named a finalist for the 2015 Debut-litzer Prize. The submissions were carefully considered by eighteen volunteer readers whose decisions were made independent of Late Night Library’s staff and Board of Directors. Winners will be announced in […]

Congratulations to Alex Leslie!

Posted by on June 9, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Alex Leslie, Nightwood Editions author of The things I heard about you, has been named the winner of the 2015 Dayne Ogilvie Prize! The prize is presented to an emerging Canadian writer from the LGBT community who demonstrates great promise through a body of work of exceptional quality. The award carries a $4000 prize and a trip […]