Nominations & Awards

Congratulations Kayla Czaga

Posted by admin on March 11, 2015 at 7:53 pm

Nightwood’s Fall 2014 author Kayla Czaga has just been nominated for the prestigious Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for her first collection, For Your Safety Please Hold On. Her book is the only debut title to make the award shortlist. We’re hopeful she may take home the prize, since several of the poems in her shortlisted [...]

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 [...]