Nominations & Awards

Gregory Scofield wins the Latner Writers’ Trust Poetry Prize

Posted by admin on November 3, 2016 at 9:45 am

The Latner Writers’ Trust has awarded Gregory Scofield with the 2016 Poetry Prize. The $25,000 prize is awarded annually to a poet in mid-career, in recognition of an outstanding body of work, and is sponsored by the Latner Family Foundation. The award was presented to Scofield at the Writers’ Trust Awards on November 2 at [...]

Joe Denham receives Governor General’s Literary Award Nomination

Posted by admin on October 4, 2016 at 2:37 pm

Joe Denham, winner of the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry earlier this year, is a finalist  for the Governor General’s Literary Award in the poetry category for his third collection, Regeneration Machine (Nightwood Editions, 2015). Founded in 1936, the Governor General’s Literary Award honours the best in Canadian literature, with seven different categories for both [...]

Nightwood Editions poets Joe Denham and Kayla Czaga win 2016 CAA Awards

Posted by admin on June 21, 2016 at 10:05 am

Congratulations to Joe Denham and Kayla Czaga for their Canadian Authors Association (CAA) award wins! Denham’s third poetry collection, Regeneration Machine has won the 2016 CAA Award for Poetry! The prize is awarded to the Canadian author of the best work of poetry published in the preceding year. Czaga won the CAA Emerging Writer Award awarded [...]

Congratulations to Donna Macdonald

Posted by admin on May 30, 2016 at 4:18 pm

Nelson author Donna Macdonald has won the 2016 Richard Carver Award for Emerging Writers for her memoir, Surviving City Hall (Nightwood Editions). She shares the award with Kootenay Bay novelist Alanda Greene. The award is sponsored by the Nelson and District Arts Council and the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival and honours emerging writers who show dedication to [...]