Archive for April, 2009

Nightwood Editions takes Prince George

April 28, 2009

Elizabeth Bachinsky, Jennica Harper and Laisha Rosnau read at the Caledonia Reading Series, College of New Calendonia, in Prince George, BC on Tuesday, April 27, 2009. For more information, visit the event listing on Facebook.

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Nightwood Editions at the Edmonton PoFest

April 27, 2009

The Edmonton Poetry Festival presented Elizabeth Bachinsky, Laisha Rosnau and Greg Scofield at this year’s PoFest (April 23 – 26, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta). Check the Edmonton Poetry Festival website for more information.

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Forage takes the BC Book Prize for Poetry

April 19, 2009

Rita Wong’s collection of poetry, Forage, won the 2009 Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize for Poetry and was a finalist at this year’s 11th Annual Asian American Literary Awards. The book was reviewed by George Elliott Clarke as a “fierce achievement…a formidable fusion…” and has recently been added to the New York Public Library’s collection.

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Tim Bowling at the Robson Square Reading Series

April 10, 2009

Tim Bowling’s The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture won the Wilfred Eggleston Award for Non-Fiction and was selected as a 2008 Kiriyama Prize Notable Book. This year, Bowling received the Guggenheim Fellowship, the sole Canadian writer to receive the prestigious award. He recently read at the Gibsons Summer Reading Series […]

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Grit Lit: Hamilton’s Literary Festival

April 3, 2009

Authors Patrick Friesen, Adam Getty and Oana Avasilichioaei read at the Art Gallery of Hamilton on April 2, 2009. For more information, go to the Grit Lit website. Getty’s interview with Jennifer LoveGrove on In Other Words (CLKN, 88.1FM) is available as an MP3 download (67MB). The interview with Adam starts at 11 minutes, 27 […]

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