Nominations & Awards

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 […]

Shane Rhodes makes Ottawa Book Award shortlist

Posted by on September 27, 2012 at 10:40 am

Congratulations to Shane Rhodes who has been shortlisted for the 2012 Ottawa Book Award for fiction for his latest collection, Err. He is the only poet to be nominated in this category—a testament to the power of his poetry. Rhodes is the author of 5 collections of poetry: The Wireless Room (NeWest Press, 2000), which […]

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 […]

Nightwood Poets Join Poetry in Transit

Posted by on August 2, 2012 at 4:48 pm

POETRY IN TRANSIT Congratulations to Gillian Wigmore, Philip Kevin Paul and Rodney DeCroo on being selected for this year’s Poetry in Transit Project. Watch for their poems on transit shelters in Vancouver and throughout the province this fall. In partnership with TransLink and BC Transit, the ABPBC produces sixteen poetry cards annually featuring the work of BC-authored and Canadian-published poets. […]

Nick Thran wins Trillium Poetry Award for Earworm

Posted by on June 22, 2012 at 8:17 am

We are thrilled to announce that Nightwood Editions poet Nick Thran won the Trillium Book Award for Poetry for his second collection, Earworm, an honour that comes with a $10,000 cash prize. The Trillium Book Award for Poetry, established in 2003, recognizes literary achievement for a first, second or third published work of poetry. Works by […]

Tim Bowling Wins Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry

Posted by on June 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm

Congratulations to Nightwood’s Tim Bowling whose latest collection, Tenderman, won the 2012 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. Tim is celebrating his third win of this Alberta Literary Award, which recognizes excellence in poetry by Alberta writers and carries a $1500 cash prize.  The 2012 winners of the Alberta Literary Awards were announced at the Writers Guild of Alberta gala on Saturday […]

Nick Thran shortlisted for Trillium Book Award for Poetry

Posted by on May 10, 2012 at 8:55 am

We are excited to announce that Nightwood poet Nick Thran, has been shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry for his latest collection, Earworm. The Trillium Book Award is one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for poetry and the winner takes home a $10,000 prize. The other finalists are Helen Guri for Match and Jacob McArthur Mooney for Folk. Winners […]

Tim Bowling Shortlisted for the 2012 Alberta Literary Awards

Posted by on April 11, 2012 at 11:11 am

Nightwood Editions is excited to announce that Tim Bowling’s Tenderman has been short-listed for the 2012 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. Winners will be announced at the Alberta Book Awards Gala in Calgary on Saturday June 9, 2012. Good luck, Tim!

Stephen Rowe’s Never More There Shortlisted for Heritage and History Award

Posted by on December 28, 2011 at 12:46 pm

We are excited to announce that Nightwood author, Stephen Rowe, has been has been shortlisted for the Heritage and History Award for his book Never More There.  The winner of the award will be announced on January 3rd at the Ship Inn in St. John’s.  Shortlisted authors Stephen Rowe, Tom Dawe, Calvin Hollett, Jack Fitzgerald will give readings […]

Gillian Jerome, Kevin McNeilly, and Gregory Scofield selected for the 2011 Poetry in Transit!

Posted by on September 13, 2011 at 5:03 pm

Congratulations to Gillian Jerome, Gregory Scofield and Kevin McNeilly who will be featured in Poetry in Transit. Poems will be selected from  Red Nest (Jerome), Kipocihkan (Scofield) and Embouchure (McNeilly), and will appear on buses and skytrains across BC. In partnership with Translink and BC Transit, the Association of Book Publishers of Canada (ABPBC) produces […]