In a recent interview in The Ubyssey, Nightwood poet Ray Hsu talks about breaking down traditional ideas of poetics and searching out what contemporary poetry should look like. His concept has no limits on form and expression: “Because poetry is the air that I breathe and the way that I think, that could encompass anything.” Read more of this interview […]
“I started to cry, sitting in a third year English class, listening to Smaro Kambourelli introduce the central BC setting of Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook. I tried to hide it, but I hadn’t known I was missing my own landscapes in Canadian literature so badly.” To read more from Gillian Wigmore on this and to […]
Tuesday, June 19th, is just another busy day in the life of Nightwood poet, Jamella Hagen. Jamella will be reading from Kerosene at Poets in the Park, a FREE event presented by the Whitehorse Poetry Society. Jamella will be joined by local poetic talents Lily Gontard, k.j. munro, Joe Zucchiatti, Christine Hakim, Nicole Nolet and Stephen Reid. Poets in […]
An interview with Nightwood poet, Nick Thran, appeared in EVENT Magazine this week. In it, Thran discusses his most recent poetry collection, Earworm, his adventures on the Fish Quill Poetry Boat Tour and what it’s like to have been called one of the coolest poets writing in Canada today by the National Post. Read the article here.
Check out the feature on Christian McPherson and his new book The Cube People in the second edition of The Wig, a new Ottawa-based website and newsletter devoted to local arts and culture. Click here to read the article! If you want to hear Christian’s interview with Susan Johnston on CKCU Radio, you can find […]