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Elizabeth Bachinsky a Finalist for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award

Posted by admin on April 1, 2014 at 7:02 pm

Nightwood Editions is pleased to announce that poet Elizabeth Bachinsky has just been named a finalist for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for her most recent volume The Hottest Summer in Recorded History. Presented annually by the League of Canadian Poets, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award carries a $1,000 prize and is given to a [...]

Renée Sarojini Saklikar Nominated for Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Posted by admin on March 12, 2014 at 1:02 pm

Congratulations to Renée Sarojini Saklikar, who has been nominated for the BC Book Prizes’, Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for her poetry collection children of air india. This award acknowledges the achievements of British Columbia authors of poetry. children of air india is a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within [...]

Renee Saklikar’s book launch in New Westminster

Posted by admin on November 29, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Renée Sarojini Saklikar‘s children of air india is a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within public trauma. The work is animated by a proposition: that violence, both personal and collective, produces continuing sonar, an echolocation that finds us, even when we choose to be unaware or indifferent. “Sarojini Saklikar [...]

Brad Cran in Poetry Bash at Vancouver Writers Fest

Posted by admin on September 4, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Always a Festival favourite, this year’s Poetry Bash is a star-studded event featuring six of the best. Master of contemporary mythology Anne Carson joins former Poet Laureate of Vancouver Brad Cran, Pulitzer Prize–winner Paul Muldoon and Governor General’s Literary Award–winner Anne Michaels. Newfoundland’s Michael Crummey appears with his first poetry collection in a decade. Mathew [...]