Kayla Czaga receives Governor General’s Award Nomination!

Posted by admin on October 7, 2015 at 4:13 pm

Kayla Czaga’s debut poetry collection, For Your Safety Please Hold On (Nightwood Editions, 2014), has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award in the Poetry category! Since 1937, the Governor General’s Award has honoured the best in Canadian literature, with seven different categories for both English and French-language authors. All finalists receive $1,000, and the [...]

Nightwood Editions authors selected for Poetry in Transit 2015!

Posted by admin on July 24, 2015 at 5:08 pm

  Congratulations to Kayla Czaga, Raoul Fernandes, Bren Simmers and Rita Wong for being selected for the 2015 Poetry in Transit campaign! Ten poems were selected by the committee this year with four spots going to the Nightwood Editions poets. The poems will be displayed on buses and the Skytrain all over Greater Vancouver. The selected authors will be recognized [...]

Kayla Czaga named finalist for 2015 Debut-litzer Prize!

Posted by admin on July 24, 2015 at 3:31 pm

Debut author Kayla Czaga has garnered international recognition with her latest nomination! For Your Safety Please Hold On has been named a finalist for the 2015 Debut-litzer Prize. The submissions were carefully considered by eighteen volunteer readers whose decisions were made independent of Late Night Library’s staff and Board of Directors. Winners will be announced in [...]

Congratulations to Alex Leslie!

Posted by admin on June 9, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Alex Leslie, Nightwood Editions author of The things I heard about you, has been named the winner of the 2015 Dayne Ogilvie Prize! The prize is presented to an emerging Canadian writer from the LGBT community who demonstrates great promise through a body of work of exceptional quality. The award carries a $4000 prize and a trip [...]