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Surviving Politics with Donna Macdonald

Posted by on February 27, 2017 at 8:30 am
Surviving City Hall

“Maintaining your sense of humour is an important part of getting through the day on city council,” Macdonald told CBC Radio West host Audrey McKinnon back in April 2016. In January, the author returned to the airwaves, this time on CBC Edmonton, to weigh in on an importance discussion on the lack of women in […]

Catching Up with Adèle Barclay

Posted by on February 1, 2017 at 8:00 am

Over the past three months, Adèle Barclay has been a non-stop poetry promotional machine, working hard to share her highly anticipated debut collection If I Were in a Cage I’d Reach Out for You, which was released in October 2016, with readers everywhere. Along with Barclay’s diligent promotion, the arresting poems speak for themselves; “I […]

Tim Bowling announced as Judge for Griffin Poetry Prize 2015

Posted by on October 8, 2014 at 7:26 am

The trustees of The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry have announced Tim Bowling (Canada), Fanny Howe (USA) and Piotr Sommer (Poland) as the judges for the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Tim Bowling is the author of twelve poetry collections, including Selected Poems (Nightwood Editions, 2013) and Circa Nineteen Hundred and Grief (Gaspareau Press, 2014) and of […]

Shane Rhodes book launch trailer

Posted by on January 14, 2014 at 2:25 pm

  Watch the new trailer for Shane Rhodes‘s Ottawa launch of X, available here. Rhodes’s latest work 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.   Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014 Time: 8:30pm […]

NEW In Antarctica Book Club Guide & Teaching Resources

Posted by on July 3, 2013 at 3:14 pm

In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage, published by Nightwood Editions, is the new travel memoir by Vancouver Island University professor Jay Ruzesky. Ruzesky’s famous ancestor Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer who became the first person to reach the South Pole, and one hundred years later, Ruzesky followed his footsteps all the way to Antarctica himself. […]

Brad Somer’s Imperfections getting noticed

Posted by on January 10, 2013 at 11:58 am

Bradley Somer’s debut novel was released only a few short months ago and yet Imperfections has already spent some time on the Calgary bestseller list and is getting lots of positive attention in the CanLit scene. Somer gets a glowing review in Quill & Quire‘s Jan/Feb 2013 issue. In Mark Sampson’s opinion, “Virtually every paragraph of Imperfections teems with authorial […]

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 […]

Jamella Hagen Interviewed on CBC Radio’s North by Northwest

Posted by on October 31, 2011 at 11:39 am

Nightwood poet, Jamella Hagen, was interviewed by Sheryl MacKay of CBC Radio’s North by Northwest for her new book, Kerosene, on Saturday, October 29th.  Listen to the full interview here. Jamella Hagen grew up in Hazelton, BC and has lived in Vancouver, Brazil and South Korea. Her poems have appeared in journals across Canada. Her […]

Err Publicity!

Posted by on April 4, 2011 at 10:48 am

Shane Rhodes has been getting a lot of press for his new collection, Err! Follow the links below to read reviews and interviews and listen to readings, or visit the Err book page for more! Click here to read Shane’s interview with Ottawa Xpress Click here to read Shane’s interview with The Wig Click here […]

Rita Wong at the Tar Sands

Posted by on August 24, 2010 at 9:00 am

Nightwood author Rita Wong takes us on an illuminating and redemptive “healing walk around the tar sands dead zone” at rabble.ca. Rita’s report and walk follow up on the informed, electric and sharp political commentary of her Nightwood poetry collection Forage, the winner of the 2007 Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize for Poetry. “Her questioning […]