Readings & Events

Jay MillAr brings Timely Irreverence to Pivot Readings

Posted by on April 24, 2013 at 9:05 am

Pivot Reading Series celebrates spring with an evening of fine poetry on April 24th at The Press Club.  Jay MillAr—a visionary in Canada’s literary community who is well-known for his innovative voice—will be reading from his new collection, Timely Irreverence with Guy Ewing, Michael Eden Reynolds and Jael Richardson. In addition to being a ground-breaking […]

Sandy Pool joins Alberta Literary Awards shortlist readings

Posted by on April 23, 2013 at 9:26 am

Nightwood poet Sandy Pool joins the lineup of Alberta Literary Awards nominees who will be reading from their shortlisted works on Tuesday, April 23 at the Rose and Crown Pub in Calgary. Sandy will be reading from her latest collection, Undark, which was shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. This poetry […]

Liz Bachinsky reads in Guelph

Posted by on April 22, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Join poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author of the Hottest Summer in Recorded History (Nightwood Editions), Tamara Faith Berger, author of Little Cat, (Coach House Books) and Amber Dawn, author of How Poetry Saved My Life: a Hustler’s Memoir (Arsenal Pulp Press) and host Andrew Hood for the “Hottest Book Tour in Recorded History!” Admission is free. […]

Nightwood Book Launch in Toronto

Posted by on April 19, 2013 at 9:51 pm

Nightwood Editions heads east to celebrate our fresh new spring lineup of incredible poetry in Toronto on Saturday, April 20th. Featuring hometown favourite and literary force, Jay MillAr, reading occasional poems from his latest book, Timely Irreverence and acclaimed Toronto poet, Blaise Moritz, sharing poems from his second collection, Zeppelin. Representing the west, Elizabeth Bachinsky promises to turn up the heat […]

The Hottest Reading in Montreal with Bachinsky, Berger and Dawn

Posted by on April 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm

Elizabeth Bachinsky turns up the heat on her book tour with this red hot event featuring readings from her new collection, The Hottest Summer in Recorded History. She’ll be sharing the stage with Tamara Faith Berger (Little Cat, Coach House Books) and Amber Dawn (How Poetry Saved My Life, Arsenal). This triple book launch party promises to be edgy and entertaining – […]

Brad Cran reading at People’s Co-op Bookstore

Posted by on April 16, 2013 at 10:18 pm

Brad Cran will be reading from his latest collection, Ink on Paper, at the People’s Co-op Bookstore  in Vancouver.  Brad will be joined by poets Susan Gillis (Brick Books), Marita Dachsel (Anvil) and Rob Taylor (Cormorant).   When: Thursday, April 18th, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm Venue: People’s Co-op Bookstore Location: 1391 Commercial Drive • Vancouver   Brad Cran’s highly anticipated second […]

Sandy Pool brings Undark to the Art Bar

Posted by on April 15, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Sandy Pool reads from her new collection, Undark: An Oratorio on Tuesday, April 16th at 7 PM at The Art Bar Poetry Series. Joining Sandy on stage is Berkeley poet Heather Bourbeau and York University poet Sara Flemington. A triple header of inspired verse – everyone is welcome! The Art Bar Poetry Series – Q Space (382 College St West, […]

Hottest Book Tour in Recorded History

Posted by on April 8, 2013 at 9:03 am

Elizabeth Bachinsky is taking her brand new collection, The Hottest Summer in Recorded History, out on tour and joining forces with several other great writers. So look out for them in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Guelph this Spring. Check this list out! April 13, 7:45pm Nightwood Launch (Vancouver) The Western Front 303 East 8th Street Vancouver, BC with Brad Cran & […]

Sandy Pool joins Calgary Spoken Word Festival

Posted by on April 6, 2013 at 9:29 am

Calgary Spoken Word Festival features Nightwood poet Sandy Pool in Event 11, Hot Mix of Sizzling Poetry on Thursday, April 18th. Reading from her latest collection, Undark, Sandy will also share the stage with an eclectic mix of poets including Paul Finkleman, Chris Gilpin, Mary Pinoski, Ali Riley, Sarah Murphy and Tom Wayman. And if this impressive poetic mashup isn’t enough, add the […]

Nightwood Launches New Spring Lineup

Posted by on April 3, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Nightwood Editions is celebrating our fresh new spring lineup of incredible poetry and prose on Saturday, April 13th. Join us for an evening of readings by local poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, sharing poems from her sizzling new collection, The Hottest Summer in Recorded History, and Brad Cran, unveiling his highly anticipated second collection, Ink on Paper. Toronto literary force, Jay MillAr, […]