Archive for June, 2012

Gillian Wigmore Hits Ontario with Dirt of Ages

June 25, 2012

This week you can catch Nightwood poet Gillian Wigmore in Ontario at 3 different events promoting her latest collection, Dirt of Ages. Event #1: Niagara Literary Arts Festival on Monday, June 25th @ 7 pm at the Fort Erie Public Library. This event is hosted by Jordan Fry and Gillian will be a featured reader. For more information go […]

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Nick Thran wins Trillium Poetry Award for Earworm

June 22, 2012

We are thrilled to announce that Nightwood Editions poet Nick Thran won the Trillium Book Award for Poetry for his second collection, Earworm, an honour that comes with a $10,000 cash prize. The Trillium Book Award for Poetry, established in 2003, recognizes literary achievement for a first, second or third published work of poetry. Works by […]

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Jamella Hagen keeps the fire burning with Kerosene

June 18, 2012

Tuesday, June 19th, is just another busy day in the life of Nightwood poet, Jamella Hagen. Jamella will be reading from Kerosene at Poets in the Park, a FREE event presented by the Whitehorse Poetry Society. Jamella will be joined by local poetic talents Lily Gontard, k.j. munro, Joe Zucchiatti, Christine Hakim, Nicole Nolet and Stephen Reid. Poets in […]

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Tim Bowling Wins Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry

June 11, 2012

Congratulations to Nightwood’s Tim Bowling whose latest collection, Tenderman, won the 2012 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. Tim is celebrating his third win of this Alberta Literary Award, which recognizes excellence in poetry by Alberta writers and carries a $1500 cash prize.  The 2012 winners of the Alberta Literary Awards were announced at the Writers Guild of Alberta gala on Saturday […]

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