Nominations & Awards

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 [...]

Kayla Czaga Wins National Poetry Prize and Receives New Nomination!

Posted by admin on June 9, 2015 at 12:27 pm

This is shaping up to be an incredible year for Kayla Czaga! Having already been nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, her debut collection, For Your Safety Please Hold On, has now been awarded the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award! The award recognizes the best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year [...]