Renee Sarojini Saklikar launches debut book of poems at SFU Woodward’s World Art Centre Nov.13th

Posted by on November 5, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Renée Sarojini Saklikar launches children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections (Nightwood Editions, $18.95), at the World Art Centre, SFU Woodward’s—149 West Hastings, Vancouver—on Wednesday, November 13th from 7:00pm to 9:30pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission to the event is free. Renée will be available to discuss her work and personalize copies of her […]

Brad Cran and Jamella Hagen at Whitehorse Poetry Festival

Posted by on June 19, 2013 at 1:53 pm

Brad Cran heads north to participate in the Whitehorse Poetry Festival, taking place from Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, June 23. Brad will be reading from his new collection, Ink on Paper, and participating in the Longest Day Poetry Bash with fellow Nightwood poet, Jamella Hagen, who will be reading from Kerosene. See below for […]

The Odious Child shortlisted for the 2012 ReLit Awards

Posted by on September 27, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Congratulations to Carolyn Black whose latest short story collection, The Odious Child has been shortlisted for the 2012 ReLit Awards. The annual awards recognize short fiction, novels and poetry published by Canadian independent literary presses. The winners will be presented with specially crafted ReLit rings on October 20 at the Ottawa International Writers Festival. This year’s ReLit shortlist for […]

DeCroo makes Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver 2012

Posted by on September 21, 2012 at 2:11 pm

Congratulations to Rodney DeCroo for making the The Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver 2012 list in the Best of Bands category for his album Allegheny. Read the entire article here.  If you like Rodney’s CD, you’ll definitely want to pick up a copy of his latest Nightwood Editions book, Allegheny, BC, which expands upon the lyrics in the […]

Gillian Wigmore wins Writer-in-Residence at Mackie Lake House

Posted by on August 23, 2012 at 12:06 pm

Nightwood poet Gillian Wigmore and fiction writer and sometimes playwright Terry Jordan and have been named as recipients of this year’s fall and winter residencies. The writers will each spend two weeks at the historic Mackie Lake House to work on their craft, all while making connections with English and Creative Writing students enrolled at Okanagan College and […]

Jamella Hagen & Claire Tacon Sweeping the West

Posted by on May 14, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Nightwood poet Jamella Hagen and Biblioasis author Claire Tacon will be busy sharing their latest works with the prairies and then on to BC for an impressively energetic book tour finale. Jamella is promoting, Kerosene, her debut poetry collection and Claire is reading from her debut novel,  In the Field. See their tour schedule below and come join these […]

Bifford & Hutchinson Share the Spotlight in Ontario & Quebec

Posted by on April 17, 2012 at 5:41 pm

Darren Bifford & Chris Hutchinson are taking Ontario and Quebec by storm this month! Check out these upcoming events and close out poetry month with a double dose of Nightwood poets: – Ottawa: Tree Reading Series at the Arts Court Theatre (2Daly Avenue) on Tuesday, April 24 at 8 pm – Montreal: Reading at the Word […]

Chris Hutchinson, Billeh Nickerson & Teresa McWhirter’s Poetic Reunion

Posted by on April 14, 2012 at 12:21 pm

Monday, APRIL 16th: Join Chris Hutchinson as he reunites with former roommates Billeh Nickerson & Teresa McWhirter for a night of reminiscing & readings from their new books at the Pen-in-Hand Reading Series in Victoria. Victoria Writers’ Reunion at Serious Coffee – Monday, April 16th at 7 pm – 230 Cook Street, Victoria For more […]

Chris Hutchinson Reunites with Billeh Nickerson & Teresa McWhirter

Posted by on April 6, 2012 at 5:09 pm

APRIL 16th: Join Chris Hutchinson as he reunites with former roomies Billeh Nickerson & Teresa McWhirter for a night of reminiscing & readings from their new books at the Pen-in-Hand Reading Series in Victoria. Victoria Writers’ Reunion at Serious Coffee – Monday, April 16th at 7 pm – 230 Cook Street, Victoria For more info, please click […]

APRIL 5th: Carleton Wilson Reads for National Poetry Month

Posted by on March 20, 2012 at 3:55 pm

TORONTO: Join Carleton Wilson in celebrating National Poetry Month on April 5th. He will be reading selections from his debut collection, The Material Sublime. This event is sponsored by the Canadian League of Poets through its Reading in Public Places and National Poetry Month Programs. Date: Thursday, April 5, 2012 Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm Location: Deer […]