Readings & Events

John Barton reads at Sweetwater 905 Arts Fest

Posted by on June 14, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Nightwood author John Barton joins the 9th Annual Sweetwater 905 Arts Festival set on the sprawling rural BC ranch of Emilie and Larry Mattson in Rolla, BC. Barton will read from his selected poems, For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin, on Saturday, June 15 in the Poets Hour at 5 PM. Other […]

Trillium nominee Sandy Pool reads from Undark

Posted by on June 13, 2013 at 11:39 am

Celebrate with the Trillium Book Award finalists in T.O. Please join us the evening of June 17,2013 at a Public Authors Reading Event at the Toronto Reference Library. Nightwood poet Sandy Pool will be reading from her nominated collection, Undark and will be joined by several other shortlisted authors for Trillium Book Awards. There is […]

Jay Ruzesky reading at the Laughing Oyster

Posted by on June 4, 2013 at 3:56 pm

Join Jay Ruzesky, whose ancestor Roald Amundsen was the first person to reach the South Pole, as he reads from his new memoir about following in Amundsen’s Footsteps 100 years later, In Antarctica, at Laughing Oyster Bookshop in Courtenay on Sunday, June 9. For more information or to reserve your copy, contact Laughing Oyster at […]

Nightwood authors Raw Sugar Reading

Posted by on May 27, 2013 at 12:32 pm

RAW SUGAR READINGS – THURSDAY, MAY 30th Join us on May 30th at Raw Sugar Cafe in Ottawa for an evening with Nightwood authors Shane Rhodes (author of Err and X), Chris Jennings (author of Occupations) and Christian McPherson (author of novels, The Cube People and Cube Squared, and short fiction collection, Six Ways to […]

Jay Ruzesky lecture at Maritime Museum in Victoria

Posted by on May 27, 2013 at 10:46 am

Join Jay Ruzesky this Wednesday, May 29th for his presentation and lecture on Antarctic exploration, with readings from his new travel memoir, In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage. Event details: Maritime Museum of BC, 28 Bastion Square, Victoria 7 PM, Wed, May 29, 2013 Admission: $6, Children and museum members free For more information, please visit […]

Jay Ruzesky tours BC with In Antarctica

Posted by on May 21, 2013 at 9:53 am

Poet, English professor and explorer Jay Ruzesky sets out on a BC book tour this week, sharing 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 animated readings and slideshow. Saturday, May 25 at 1pm – 10 Old Books in […]

Sandy Pool reads at UBC’s Endnotes Creative Night

Posted by on May 10, 2013 at 5:17 pm

Sandy Pool joins the festivities at the UBC English Graduate Dept’s 2013 Endnotes Creative Night on May 10th at 5 pm. The celebration will feature poetry, fiction & performances, as well as a keynote by Larissa Lai. There will be food available for purchase and a cash bar running throughout the night. Location: Penthouse, Thea […]

Tim Bowling Launches Milestone Book in Edmonton

Posted by on April 30, 2013 at 5:11 pm

Edmonton author Tim Bowling kick-started a notable career when he published his first poetry collection, Low Water Slack, in 1995. Now, eighteen years later, he has published ten collections of poetry, two books of non-fiction, published four novels, and has won both national and international awards for his work. Bowling celebrates twenty years of writing […]

Sandy Pool reads at TWS in Vancouver

Posted by on April 30, 2013 at 1:40 pm

The Writer’s Studio Reading Series hosts Nightwood poet Sandy Pool, whose acclaimed new book, Undark has recently been shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry.  Sandy will be reading with local writers Christine Hayvice, Alison Brewin, Meharoona Ghani, Leslie Hill, Cullene Bryant, Matea Kalic & Janet Fretter. This mixed-genre event is open […]

Jay Ruzesky launches In Antarctica in Victoria

Posted by on April 25, 2013 at 7:34 am

Join Jay Ruzesky, along with authors Dede Crane and Marita Dachsel, for a powerhouse literary event as all three Vancouver Island Authors celebrate the launch of their new books at the Fernwood Inn in Victoria on Sunday, April 28 at 4pm. Jay Ruzesky will be reading from his new creative non-fiction memoir, In Antarctica: An […]