Archive for October, 2011

Tim Bowling Launches Tenderman in Edmonton

October 31, 2011

Join poet Tim Bowling for the Edmonton launch of his poetry collection Tenderman at Audrey’s Books (10702 Jasper Ave.) on Thursday, November 17 at 7:30pm. Tim Bowling has published numerous poetry collections and is also the author of three novels. He is the recipient of the Petra Kenney International Poetry Prize, the National Poetry Award, […]

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Jamella Hagen Interviewed on CBC Radio’s North by Northwest

October 31, 2011

Nightwood poet, Jamella Hagen, was interviewed by Sheryl MacKay of CBC Radio’s North by Northwest for her new book, Kerosene, on Saturday, October 29th.  Listen to the full interview here. Jamella Hagen grew up in Hazelton, BC and has lived in Vancouver, Brazil and South Korea. Her poems have appeared in journals across Canada. Her […]

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Carolyn Black Spars at Literary Death Match

October 25, 2011

Carolyn Black, author of The Odious Child, will face off in a Literary Death Match against three other Toronto-based scribes: Grace O’Connell, Rebecca Rosenblum and Dani Couture. This event will take place on Sunday, November 6 at 8pm at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto (1214 Queen Street West).  Tickets are $7 advance and $10 at […]

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Nick Thran reads as part of the Atwater Poetry Project

October 20, 2011

Nightwood poet Nick Thran will read as part of the Atwater Poetry Project in Montreal, Quebec on Thursday, October 27 at 7pm.  The event will take place at the Atwater Library (1200 Atwater Ave.) and will also feature poet Warren Heiti.  The Atwater Poetry Project was founded in 2004 and offers Montreal an inspiring range […]

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Nick Thran and Christian McPherson Participate in the Ottawa International Writers Festival

October 19, 2011

The Ottawa International Writers Festival, Canada’s largest independent literary celebration, kicks off on October 20th and runs until the 25th. From politics to poetry, science to music, history to thrillers, the Festival celebrates the full diversity of the word and the gifted writers who guide us in our exploration of the world. This year, Nightwood […]

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Gregory Scofield Launches Louis: The Heretic Poems in Vancouver

October 17, 2011

Join Nightwood poet Gregory Scofield as he celebrates the launch of his poetry collection, Louis: The Heretic Poems, about the Canadian folk hero, Louis Riel. He will be at Café Montmartre (4362 Main Street, Vancouver) on Saturday, November 5 at 6:30pm to read selections and sign copies of the book. In this collection, Scofield juxtaposes […]

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