New Releases

Expect Something and Nothing at Once, from then/again by Michelle Elrick

Posted by on March 3, 2017 at 9:00 am

Expect Something and Nothing at Once is the cinematic depiction of Michelle Elrick’s poem of the same name from her forthcoming collection, then/again. The film, written and directed by Elrick, was filmed in Winnipeg and has screened internationally and was awarded Best Cinematography at the Suffolk International Film Festival in 2013. expect something and nothing […]

Nightwood Editions celebrates the release of Should Auld Acquaintance: Discovering the Woman Behind Robert Burns

Posted by on January 25, 2017 at 1:05 pm

Excerpted from Should Auld Acquaintance: Discovering the Woman Behind Robert Burns by Melanie Murray, available now. It’s Race Week when men flock to Mauchline to race their horses from the Cross, up the steep road to Mossgiel and back. That night at Ronald’s ballroom next to the Black Horse Inn, it may have been Ian […]

Kayla Czaga Wins National Poetry Prize and Receives New Nomination!

Posted by 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 […]

STEP INTO SPRING 2015!

Posted by on March 6, 2015 at 6:31 pm

Nightwood Editions is proud to announce the publication of four new titles this Spring with authors all from southern British Columbia. In her lyrical, intimate memoir The Death of Small Creatures, Trisha Cull lays bare her struggle with bulimia, bipolar disorder and substance abuse. Interspersing snatches of conversations, letters, blog entries and clinical notes with […]

Matt Rader Kelowna Book Launch

Posted by on November 25, 2014 at 1:58 pm

Congrats to author Matt Rader, who will be celebrating his new short story collection, What I Want to Tell Goes Like This, with a book launch in Kelowna on Friday, November 28 at 7:30pm. The event is part of UBC Okanagan’s Visiting Author’s Series at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art (#103 – 421 Cawston […]

Alex Leslie Launches ‘The things I heard about you’ in Toronto & Montreal

Posted by on October 30, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Join Alex Leslie as she celebrates the release of her poetry collection The things I heard about you (Nightwood Editions) with events in Toronto and Montreal this November! Toronto – Wednesday, November 5: Book launch at Type Books (883 Queen Street West), 7pm. Featuring local guest readers Daniel Allen Cox and Linda Besner. Admission is […]

Nightwood Editions Vancouver Book Launch!

Posted by on October 8, 2014 at 3:29 pm

This fall, Nightwood Editions is releasing new books by four talented authors of fiction and poetry, all of whom hail from British Columbia: Matt Rader, Alex Leslie, Elaine Woo, and Kayla Czaga. You’re invited to join the authors as they celebrate with a book launch event in Vancouver on Sunday, October 19 at 7pm at […]

Doretta Lau and Elaine Woo at the LiterASIAN Festival

Posted by on October 1, 2014 at 10:39 am

LiterASIAN 2014: the Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing will take place in Vancouver, BC, from October 9 to 12, 2014. This festival is a community-building initiative put on by the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop and Ricepaper Magazine. This year, Nightwood authors Doretta Lau and Elaine Woo will both be featured authors at the […]

Alex Leslie Launches ‘The things I heard about you’ in Vancouver!

Posted by on September 29, 2014 at 11:35 am

Congratulations to Alex Leslie, who’s releasing a first book of poems, The things I heard about you, with Nightwood Editions this fall! Join Alex for a book launch celebration in Vancouver on Thursday, October 9 at Pulp Fiction (2422 Main Street). Also reading at the event are Vancouver-based authors Rita Wong and lee williams boudakian. […]

Alex Leslie on The Rusty Toque

Posted by on June 2, 2014 at 12:44 pm

A sneak peak at some of the amazing work of new Nightwood Editions author, Alex Leslie, is now available on The Rusty Toque. Look out for her debut collection of poems, Things I heard about you, coming this Fall! Shortlisted for the 2014 Robert Kroetsch award for innovative poetry, The things I heard about you […]