Nominations & Awards

Danny Jacobs shortlisted for the Acorn-Plantos Award for People’s Poetry

Posted by admin on October 20, 2014 at 9:50 pm

Congratulations to Danny Jacobs, who is on the shortlist for the Acorn-Plantos 2014 Award for People’s Poetry! Danny’s book, Songs that Remind Us of Factories, is a book of poems that explore how we remain connected: to the world outside, to our ideas of home, to each other, and to ourselves. The Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry is awarded annually [...]

Elaine Woo Selected for World Poetry’s Empowered Poet Award!

Posted by admin on July 24, 2014 at 3:56 pm

Congratulations to North Vancouver-based poet Elaine Woo, who’s releasing her debut poetry collection with Nightwood Editions in September 2014. Elaine has been selected as one of the recipients of World Poetry’s Empowered Poet award! The awards, given to poets with a book or body of work who embody the World Poetry focus on multicultural empowerment, [...]

Renée Sarojini Saklikar wins the 2014 Canadian Authors Association Poetry Award

Posted by admin on June 23, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Nightwood Editions is pleased to announce Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s book children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections won the 2014 Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry, which recognizes the best full-length English-language book of poems for adults by a Canadian writer. The CAA Award for Poetry winner receives $2000 and a silver medal. In [...]

Doretta Lau longlisted for the 2014 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award

Posted by admin on June 13, 2014 at 11:42 am

Congratulations to Doretta Lau, whose short story collection How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun? has been longlisted for the 2014 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award! This prestigious international award is the single biggest prize in the world for a collection of short stories. It is hoped the Award, for a complete collection of [...]