Nominations & Awards

Danny Jacobs shortlisted for the Acorn-Plantos Award for People’s Poetry

Posted by on October 20, 2014 at 9:50 pm

Congratulations to Danny Jacobs, who is on the shortlist for the Acorn-Plantos 2014 Award for People’s Poetry! Danny’s book, Songs that Remind Us of Factories, is a book of poems that explore how we remain connected: to the world outside, to our ideas of home, to each other, and to ourselves. The Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry is awarded annually […]

Elaine Woo Selected for World Poetry’s Empowered Poet Award!

Posted by on July 24, 2014 at 3:56 pm

Congratulations to North Vancouver-based poet Elaine Woo, who’s releasing her debut poetry collection with Nightwood Editions in September 2014. Elaine has been selected as one of the recipients of World Poetry’s Empowered Poet award! The awards, given to poets with a book or body of work who embody the World Poetry focus on multicultural empowerment, […]

Renée Sarojini Saklikar wins the 2014 Canadian Authors Association Poetry Award

Posted by on June 23, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Nightwood Editions is pleased to announce Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s book children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections won the 2014 Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry, which recognizes the best full-length English-language book of poems for adults by a Canadian writer. The CAA Award for Poetry winner receives $2000 and a silver medal. In […]

Doretta Lau longlisted for the 2014 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award

Posted by on June 13, 2014 at 11:42 am

Congratulations to Doretta Lau, whose short story collection How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun? has been longlisted for the 2014 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award! This prestigious international award is the single biggest prize in the world for a collection of short stories. It is hoped the Award, for a complete collection of […]

Matt Rader Winner of The Malahat Review Jack Hodgins Founders’ Award for Fiction!

Posted by on April 2, 2014 at 12:17 pm

Congratulations to Nightwood author Matt Rader, whose short story, “All This Was a Long Time Ago” is the winner of The Malahat Review‘s 2014 Jack Hodgin’s Founder’s Award for Fiction! The story, which appeared in the Fall 2013 edition of The Malahat Review, will also be featured in Rader’s first short story collection, What I […]

Elizabeth Bachinsky a Finalist for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award

Posted by on April 1, 2014 at 7:02 pm

Nightwood Editions is pleased to announce that poet Elizabeth Bachinsky has just been named a finalist for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for her most recent volume The Hottest Summer in Recorded History. Presented annually by the League of Canadian Poets, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award carries a $1,000 prize and is given to a […]

Tim Bowling shortlisted for City of Edmonton Book Prize

Posted by on March 20, 2014 at 11:48 am

Tim Bowling’s latest book, Selected Poems, was shortlisted for the 2014 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize this week. This is the eighth time Bowling has been nominated for this particular award. Bowling—originally from Ladner, BC, and now living in Edmonton—is no stranger to book awards. His work has garnered numerous prizes and honours, including […]

Renée Sarojini Saklikar Nominated for Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Posted by on March 12, 2014 at 1:02 pm

Congratulations to Renée Sarojini Saklikar, who has been nominated for the BC Book Prizes’, Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for her poetry collection children of air india. This award acknowledges the achievements of British Columbia authors of poetry. children of air india is a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within […]

Chris Hutchinson Shortlisted for the 2013 Award for People’s Poetry

Posted by on October 23, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Nightwood congratulates Chris Hutchinson, who has been shortlisted for the 2013 Acorn-Plantos Award for People’s Poetry for his most recent collection, A Brief History of the Short-Lived. The award is given annually to a Canadian poet whose work is accessible to all people in its use of language and image and follows in the tradition […]

Brad Cran’s Ink on Paper Shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award

Posted by on October 3, 2013 at 10:44 am

The finalists for the 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award have been announced, and Ink on Paper, the latest book from Brad Cran, has been nominated. Ink on Paper is a compelling collection of political poems that express an acute sensitivity to place. Whether Cran is writing about two grey whales that swam into Vancouver’s […]