Nominations & Awards

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 [...]

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, [...]