Readings & Events

Renee Saklikar in 2 Cities/ 5 Poets

Posted by on August 17, 2013 at 12:29 pm

2 Cities/ 5 Poets Poetry Readings Join us for an exciting evening where some fine poets from Seattle, (Don Mee Choi & Melanie Noel) mix it up with local talent (Renee Saklikar, Rachel Rose & Raoul Fernandes). It’s all happening at People’s Co-op Bookstore on August 17th; doors at 7:30 pm, reading at 8 pm. […]

Bradley Somer is a New Voice at SCFWA

Posted by on August 13, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Nightwood Editions author Bradley Somer and House of Anansi’s Théoodora Armstrong join this year’s Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts in the ever-popular New Voices event on Sunday, August 18 at 3 PM. This year’s new voices are new in more ways than one. Their first books are daring, stylistically innovative and fresh in content. These two young […]

Gregory Scofield at VPL Book Camp

Posted by on August 13, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Gregory Scofield joins the impressive line up of  authors participating in the VPL‘s Summer Book Camp 2013. Gregory will be running a poetry workshop for young writers called, “So You Think You’re a Poet…but didn’t know it” on August 13. This workshop will concentrate on experience-inspired poetry, the use of storytelling in a poetic form and the […]

Chris Jennings guest poet at Cobourg 3rd Thursday Readings

Posted by on July 18, 2013 at 10:39 am

Nightwood’s Chris Jennings joins the Cobourg Poetry Workshop as a guest poet in the 3rd Thursday Reading Series. Chris will be reading from his latest collection, Occupations, and will share the stage with poets Carol Ward and Rick Webster. This event also features interlude music from the guitar of Phillip Hughes. If you are in […]

Tim Bowling & Theresa Shea Launch Books at Gibsons Public Art Gallery

Posted by on July 15, 2013 at 2:08 pm

The Gibsons Live Poets Society, Nightwood Editions and Brindle & Glass present an evening of poetry and prose with Tim Bowling and Theresa Shea on Thursday, July 18 at 7 PM at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery (431 Marine Drive, Lower Gibsons). For more information, visit our events calendar here, or phone (604) 883-2730. Donations […]

Delta Optimist review of Tim Bowling’s Selected

Posted by on July 8, 2013 at 4:06 pm

Tim Bowling, born and raised in Ladner, BC, comes home to launch his milestone collection and gets a glowing review of his new Selected Poems in the Delta Optimist. Bowling celebrates 20 years of writing with his latest collection, which will fittingly be launched at the Ladner Pioneer Library on Thursday, July 11 at 7 […]

Renee Saklikar joins Indian Summer Festival

Posted by on July 4, 2013 at 7:37 pm

Nightwood Editions poet Renee Saklikar joins “Reclamation/Exclamation” at the Indian Summer Festival. Behind the official stories of the nation live the silenced histories of the past. Renee Saklikar’s forthcoming collection, Children of Air India, engages with a personal and political remembrance of the past that brings together powerful imagery of loss and memory. Gurpreet Singh […]

Jay Ruzesky’s upcoming BC readings

Posted by on June 19, 2013 at 2:33 pm

Nightwood author Jay Ruzesky heads back to his hometown of  Kelowna to share tales from his new travel memoir, In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage. Don’t miss this chance to explore the wilderness of the Antarctic through Jay’s incredible storytelling. Thursday, June 20 at 7:30pm – Mosaic Books in Kelowna (411 Bernard Avenue) For more info, […]

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 […]

Open Book Toronto features Sandy Pool’s Undark

Posted by on June 17, 2013 at 3:40 pm

Sandy Pool‘s latest Trillium-nominated collection, Undark: An Oratorio, gets a thorough and insightful review on Open Book Toronto. Reviewer Alessandro Porco, delves into the historical, political, visual and structural substance of this collection, noting the complexity with which Pool approaches the compelling subject matter of the Radium Women of the early 1900s. The review concludes […]