Posted by on March 6, 2015 at 6:31 pm

Nightwood Editions is proud to announce the publication of four new titles this Spring with authors all from southern British Columbia. In her lyrical, intimate memoir The Death of Small Creatures, Trisha Cull lays bare her struggle with bulimia, bipolar disorder and substance abuse. Interspersing snatches of conversations, letters, blog entries and clinical notes with […]

Doretta Lau and Matt Rader top picks!

Posted by on December 18, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Congratulations to two of our authors Doretta Lau and Matt Rader who were chosen on top reads and gift lists this month! Doretta Lau’s debut collection of ‘optimistic and inventive’ short stories were included on The Atlantic’s ‘Best Book I read this year’ list. Read the full review here http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/12/the-best-book-i-read-this-year/383581/ Matt Rader’s first short story collection which […]

Kayla Czaga at the Victoria Writers Festival

Posted by on November 4, 2014 at 3:53 pm

Kayla Czaga, who has just released her debut poetry collection with Nightwood Editions – For Your Safety Please Hold On – will be taking part in a reading / new poets panel at the Victoria Writers Festival this weekend! The event, which has been titled “For Your Safety Please Hold On” after Kayla’s book, will […]

Matt Rader Launches New Book with BC Events!

Posted by on October 2, 2014 at 3:11 pm

Congratulations to Matt Rader, who is launching his debut short story collection, What I Want to Tell Goes Like This, with Nightwood this October. Matt is celebrating with events in Victoria, the Comox Valley, and Vancouver this month. And you’re invited! VICTORIA – Friday, October 17: 7pm reading at Bolen Books (#111-1644 Hillside Ave.). More […]

Doretta Lau shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award

Posted by on September 12, 2014 at 6:22 pm

The finalists for the 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award have been announced, and How Does an Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?, by Nightwood Editions author Doretta Lau, has been nominated. How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun? is a compelling collection of short stories that present an updated and […]

Performance: Allegheny, BC

Posted by on July 8, 2014 at 2:57 pm

On July 11, 2014, Vancouver singer/songwriter Rodney DeCroo will be performing his show, Allegheny, BC, for one night only in Vancouver. It is the final chapter in a trinity of works that began in 2012 with the release of DeCroo’s album, Allegheny, and his book of poetry, also entitled Allegheny, BC. This event, put on by Tonic Records, will take […]

Laisha Rosnau launches Pluck on the West Coast

Posted by on March 21, 2014 at 11:11 am

Bestselling author Laisha Rosnau has a new book of poetry out with Nightwood Editions, and she will be on the West Coast giving a series of readings. Pluck is a collection that takes on issues of sexulity, female vulnerability and parenthood with delicacy and intent. Rosnau often uses animal imagery to expose the primal innocence […]

Gillian Wigmore shortlisted for the George Ryga Award

Posted by on February 20, 2014 at 5:52 pm

Gillian Wigmore has been shortlisted for the 2014 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature for her poetry collection, Dirt of Ages. The George Ryga Award is presented to a British Columbia author who has achieved an outstanding degree of social awareness in a newly published book, and is administered by Okanagan College. The […]

Idle No More Poetry Launching in Ottawa

Posted by on December 19, 2013 at 12:57 pm

On January 16 award-winning Ottawa poet Shane Rhodes will be launching his latest book of poetry, X, which was inspired by one of Canada’s most unpoetic subjects: Canada’s post-confederation treaties and the recent Idle No More protests. Investigating what the treaties mean today and what art can do with such unpoetic documents, X breaks new […]

Danny Jacobs readings in Ottawa + Montreal

Posted by on November 18, 2013 at 6:07 pm

In Songs that Remind Us of Factories, Maritime poet Danny Jacobs probes the postmodern oddness of the call centres that have sprung up across Eastern Canada. He also explores the abundant insect species creeping in his walls and bedsheets and finds the poetic potential in potatoes.  His arched-brow wisecracks and intoxicating ingenuity are balanced with emotionally […]