Archive for September, 2011

Carolyn Black Takes Part in Pivot Readings Series

September 28, 2011

Carolyn Black will be reading in Toronto on October 5 as part of the Pivot Readings series. The event will take place at the Press Club (850 Dundas Street West) at 8pm. Pivot’s mandate is to support the best of poetry and prose writers, both established and emerging, from Toronto and beyond. Carolyn Black, who […]

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Winner of WOTS Nightwood Editions Raffle Announced

September 27, 2011

Congratulations to Baran Emec, who has won the complete set of Fall 2011 poetry from Nightwood Editions.

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Ray Hsu Reads at Emily Carr University

September 26, 2011

If you’re in Vancouver this week, don’t miss Nightwood poet Ray Hsu give a reading at the Emily Carr University Library on Thursday, September 29 at 7pm.  He will read, along with poet Nikki Reimar, as part of the On Edge reading series. Poet, activist, and scholar Ray Hsu is author of Anthropy (2004, winner […]

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Kerosene Launches in Whitehorse!

September 22, 2011

Join Nightwood poet Jamella Hagen as she celebrates the launch of her debut poetry collection Kerosene at the Old Fire Hall in Whitehorse, YT on Friday, October 14 at 7pm. In Kerosene, her debut book of poetry, Jamella Hagen weaves individual memories into a narrative that charts the process of orientation and growing maturity within […]

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Shane Rhodes Reads in Alberta and BC in October

September 22, 2011

If you are in Alberta or BC in October, watch for opportunities to attend readings by Nightwood poet Shane Rhodes. At five different events, he will be reading from his new poetry collection, Err, in which sex, booze, war and wordplay collide loquaciously in a verbal cocktail of vibrant musicality. On Thursday, October 13 Rhodes […]

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Tim Bowling Launches Tenderman in BC and Reads at the Calgary Wordfest

September 22, 2011

Nightwood poet Tim Bowling will celebrate the launch of his poetry collection, Tenderman, on Thursday, October 6 at the Ladner Pioneer Library in Delta, BC. This event is made possible in part by the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, and admission is free. Tim Bowling is an accomplished poet, having published numerous […]

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The Material Sublime Launches in Toronto!

September 20, 2011

Join Nightwood poet Carleton Wilson as he celebrates the launch of his debut poetry collection The Material Sublime on October 18 in Toronto, ON. Special guest Chris Banks, author of Winter Cranes, will also be present. The event will take place at Upstairs@Aquila (347 Keele Street) at 8pm (visit the facebook event page for more […]

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Jamella Hagen Reads at UBC

September 14, 2011

Nightwood poet Jamella Hagen will read from her book Kerosene at the event Four Score! at UBC in Vancouver on Wednesday, September 28. This event will feature four UBC Creative Writing Program Graduates – Jamella Hagen, Bren Simmers, Sheryda Warrener, and Linda Besner – reading poems from their debut collections. While UBC’s elite Creative Writing […]

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Fourteen Nightwood Poets to Read at the Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference

September 14, 2011

Nightwood Poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, Brad Cran, Joe Denham, Phinder Dulai, Ray Hsu, Gillian Jerome, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Kevin McNeilly, Jay MillAr, George Murray, Shane Rhodes, Nick Thran, Rob Winger, and Rita Wong will read at the Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference in Vancouver BC. The Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference is a four-day poetry conference that will […]

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Kevin McNeilly at The Word on the Street

September 14, 2011

Nightwood poet Kevin McNeilly will be reading from his book Embouchure at the 17th annual The Word on the Street Festival at the Poetry Tent in Vancouver, BC on Sunday, September 25 at 11:15am. Vancouver’s The Word On The Street is Western Canada’s largest celebration of words and reading and will run this year from […]

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