Archive for September, 2011

Gillian Jerome, Kevin McNeilly, and Gregory Scofield selected for the 2011 Poetry in Transit!

September 13, 2011

Congratulations to Gillian Jerome, Gregory Scofield and Kevin McNeilly who will be featured in Poetry in Transit. Poems will be selected from  Red Nest (Jerome), Kipocihkan (Scofield) and Embouchure (McNeilly), and will appear on buses and skytrains across BC. In partnership with Translink and BC Transit, the Association of Book Publishers of Canada (ABPBC) produces […]

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Carolyn Black Reads at Type Books

September 13, 2011

Nightwood author Carolyn Black will read from her first collection of short stories, The Odious Child, in Toronto at an event presented by Books on the Radio, Open Book: Toronto, and Type Books.  The event will feature three Canadian authors of short story collections released in 2011 and forms an unofficial part of The Year […]

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Shane Rhodes at Ottawa’s Tree Reading Series

September 13, 2011

Nightwood poet Shane Rhodes will give a reading in Ottawa as part of a round robin performance for local poets at the event Harvest Moon: A Night of Poetry A-Plenty, which is part of the Tree Reading Series. The event, which is a fundraiser for the League of Canadian Poets, will be hosted by Terry […]

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Kevin McNeilly at the Guelph Jazz Festival

September 8, 2011

As part of the Guelph Jazz Festival’s Colloquium, Nightwood Editions poet Kevin McNeilly will be giving a poetry reading from his debut book Embouchure, with improvised musical accompaniment by Eric Lewis (trumpet). For information about the Guelph Jazz Festival, which runs from September 7-11, please click here.  Also, visit the Harbour Publishing events calendar for […]

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Joe Denham on Tour

September 7, 2011

Nightwood Editions author Joe Denham will be touring in Southern Ontario and Montreal to promote his debut novel, The Year of Broken Glass, and most recent poetry collection, Windstorm. The Year of Broken Glass follows struggling crab fisherman Francis “Ferris” Wishbone’s journey across the Pacific Ocean to deliver a legendary glass fishing float to an […]

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Christian McPherson Shortlisted for a 2011 ReLit Award

September 7, 2011

Congratulations to Nightwood Editions author Christian McPherson, who has been shortlisted for a 2011 ReLit Award, in the Novel Category, for his book, The Cube People. The ReLit Awards are given to outstanding authors from Canadian independant literary presses. The Cube People is a hilarious book that throws the reader into government cubicle culture. It […]

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