Readings & Events

Nightwood authors at Word Vancouver this year

Posted by on September 7, 2014 at 8:30 pm

Word Vancouver is coming to soon! The festival runs from Wednesday, September 24 to Sunday, September 28. Don’t miss the opportunity to see events, readings, and discussion from the vast array of authors and publishers in attendance. Let’s hope the weather holds out! If not, you can always find cover on the poetry bus. Below are […]

Christian McPherson at the Prince Edward County Authors’ Festival

Posted by on March 27, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Laugh it up with Nightwood author Christian McPherson at a special Giggles & Grins humour night at the Prince Edward County Authors’ Festival in Picton, Ontario this April! The event will take place at Books & Company (289 Main Street, Picton, ON) on April 11, starting with mingling time, beer, cider and pretzels at 7pm, […]

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 […]

Upcoming Ottawa events with Christian McPherson

Posted by on January 3, 2014 at 1:57 pm

Christian McPherson will be signing copies of his latest novel, the hilarious Cube Squared at Chapters (Ottawa South Keys Branch – 2210 Bank St) on Saturday, January 18 from 2 to 4pm. He’ll also be reading from Cube Squared as part of the Dusty Owl Reading Series’ first event of 2014 at Mugshots Bar (75 […]

Renee Saklikar’s book launch in New Westminster

Posted by on November 29, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Renée Sarojini Saklikar‘s children of air india is a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within public trauma. The work is animated by a proposition: that violence, both personal and collective, produces continuing sonar, an echolocation that finds us, even when we choose to be unaware or indifferent. “Sarojini Saklikar […]

Christian McPherson Launches ‘Cube Squared’ in Ottawa

Posted by on October 2, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Nightwood author Christian McPherson is celebrating the launch of his new novel, Cube Squared in Ottawa this month! The launch will take place at Patty’s Pub (1186 Bank St) on Sunday, October 20 from 3pm to 5pm. Books will be for sale by Perfect Books. Cube Squared is Christian McPherson’s much-anticipated follow-up novel to The […]

Andrew Binks reads at the Picton Fair

Posted by on September 5, 2013 at 1:20 pm

Nightwood Editions’ novelist Andrew Binks will be a featured writer at the Picton Fair this Saturday, September 7 at 10 am participating in the Authors Breakfast Panel at the Crystal Palace. If you are in Picton, Ontario this weekend, join Andrew and the panel for readings, lively discussion and a light breakfast! Andrew Binks‘ is […]

Brad Cran in Poetry Bash at Vancouver Writers Fest

Posted by on September 4, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Always a Festival favourite, this year’s Poetry Bash is a star-studded event featuring six of the best. Master of contemporary mythology Anne Carson joins former Poet Laureate of Vancouver Brad Cran, Pulitzer Prize–winner Paul Muldoon and Governor General’s Literary Award–winner Anne Michaels. Newfoundland’s Michael Crummey appears with his first poetry collection in a decade. Mathew […]

Rodney DeCroo performs at Vancouver Fringe Festival

Posted by on August 23, 2013 at 2:43 pm

Rodney DeCroo, the highly-acclaimed singer-songwriter and author of Allegheny, BC, is moving his poetry onto the stage at The Cultch (1895 Venables St) for a 10-day run during the Vancouver Fringe Festival (September 5-15). The Vancouver-based musician has teamed up with veteran theatre director Jane Heyman to transform his poetry collection, Allegheny, BC, into an […]

Ray Hsu reads at Pulp Fiction in Vancouver

Posted by on August 21, 2013 at 12:05 pm

Nightwood Editions poet Ray Hsu, author of Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon, teams up with Insomniac Press authors Jani Krulc (The Jesus Year) and Gillian Savigny (Notebook M) for an evening of hot literature and cool company in Vancouver. Canlit starlet Dina del Bucchia hosts. Free admission! Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm […]