Archive for March, 2013

Carleton Wilson wins Alcuin Society Book Award

March 27, 2013

Congratulations to Nightwood Editions book designer, Carleton Wilson, for winning 3rd place in the 2012 Alcuin Society Award for Excellence in Book Design in Poetry for the striking cover art and book design of Darren Bifford‘s latest collection, Wedding in Fire Country.  The winning books will be exhibited in Germany at the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs; in […]

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New e-book by Alayna Munce

March 20, 2013

Alayna Munce‘s striking debut novel, When I Was Young and In My Prime, has just been released in digital format. To preview or purchase a copy of this brand new e-book version, please click here. When I Was Young and In My Prime is a 2006 Trillium Book Award Nominee and National Bestseller.  A moving, fictional account of […]

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New Books from Bachinsky, Cran & MillAr

March 18, 2013

Fresh off the press! The Hottest Summer in Recorded History is the latest from Elizabeth Bachinsky, a Governor General’s Award nominee and editor of EVENT Magazine. Jay MillAr, the man behind BookThug, taps his creative spirit in his latest book, Timely Irreverence. And Ink on Paper is the highly anticipated second book of poetry by Brad […]

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Darren Bifford reads in Halifax

March 15, 2013

Join Montreal poet Darren Bifford, author of Wedding in Fire Country and contributor to Lyric Ecology (Cormorant) for a reading at University of King’s College. This event is co-hosted by the Haliburton Society and the King’s Co-op Bookstore. 7 to 8 PM, Friday, March 22. FREE admission; books available for purchase. Frazee Room, New Academic Building, […]

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Jay Ruzesky featured on Open Book Toronto

March 13, 2013

At Home at the Edge of the World: Jay Ruzesky Shares Two Epic Voyages at Ben McNally’s Travellers Series Open Book Toronto looks at Jay Ruzesky‘s childhood fascination with his ancestor, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, Jay’s own impressions of Antarctica and the spiritual awakening that his recent polar expedition inspired. Jay will be reading for the first time from his travel memoir, In […]

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Jay Ruzesky shares polar adventures

March 11, 2013

Join Jay Ruzesky—the poet-turned-Antarctic-explorer—as he reads from his new memoir, In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage, for the first time in Toronto on Wednesday, March 13. Jay will share tales from his recent polar expedition, and will be joined by authors Matthew Goodman (Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World) and Iain Reid (The Truth About Luck: […]

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March 13 Incite Reading with John Barton

March 8, 2013

Poetry lovers will not want to miss the March 13th instalment of Incite Readings, presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest and VPL. Inspired verse with award-winning writers John Barton, Nicole Brossard and Catherine Owen. Please join us in the Alice MacKay Room of the central VPL at 7:30 p.m. | FREE For more event details, click here. […]

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