Archive for April, 2013

Tim Bowling Launches Milestone Book in Edmonton

April 30, 2013

Edmonton author Tim Bowling kick-started a notable career when he published his first poetry collection, Low Water Slack, in 1995. Now, eighteen years later, he has published ten collections of poetry, two books of non-fiction, published four novels, and has won both national and international awards for his work. Bowling celebrates twenty years of writing […]

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Sandy Pool reads at TWS in Vancouver

April 30, 2013

The Writer’s Studio Reading Series hosts Nightwood poet Sandy Pool, whose acclaimed new book, Undark has recently been shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry.  Sandy will be reading with local writers Christine Hayvice, Alison Brewin, Meharoona Ghani, Leslie Hill, Cullene Bryant, Matea Kalic & Janet Fretter. This mixed-genre event is open […]

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Jay Ruzesky launches In Antarctica in Victoria

April 25, 2013

Join Jay Ruzesky, along with authors Dede Crane and Marita Dachsel, for a powerhouse literary event as all three Vancouver Island Authors celebrate the launch of their new books at the Fernwood Inn in Victoria on Sunday, April 28 at 4pm. Jay Ruzesky will be reading from his new creative non-fiction memoir, In Antarctica: An […]

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Jay MillAr brings Timely Irreverence to Pivot Readings

April 24, 2013

Pivot Reading Series celebrates spring with an evening of fine poetry on April 24th at The Press Club.  Jay MillAr—a visionary in Canada’s literary community who is well-known for his innovative voice—will be reading from his new collection, Timely Irreverence with Guy Ewing, Michael Eden Reynolds and Jael Richardson. In addition to being a ground-breaking […]

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Sandy Pool joins Alberta Literary Awards shortlist readings

April 23, 2013

Nightwood poet Sandy Pool joins the lineup of Alberta Literary Awards nominees who will be reading from their shortlisted works on Tuesday, April 23 at the Rose and Crown Pub in Calgary. Sandy will be reading from her latest collection, Undark, which was shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. This poetry […]

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Liz Bachinsky reads in Guelph

April 22, 2013

Join poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author of the Hottest Summer in Recorded History (Nightwood Editions), Tamara Faith Berger, author of Little Cat, (Coach House Books) and Amber Dawn, author of How Poetry Saved My Life: a Hustler’s Memoir (Arsenal Pulp Press) and host Andrew Hood for the “Hottest Book Tour in Recorded History!” Admission is free. […]

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Nightwood Book Launch in Toronto

April 19, 2013

Nightwood Editions heads east to celebrate our fresh new spring lineup of incredible poetry in Toronto on Saturday, April 20th. Featuring hometown favourite and literary force, Jay MillAr, reading occasional poems from his latest book, Timely Irreverence and acclaimed Toronto poet, Blaise Moritz, sharing poems from his second collection, Zeppelin. Representing the west, Elizabeth Bachinsky promises to turn up the heat […]

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The Hottest Reading in Montreal with Bachinsky, Berger and Dawn

April 17, 2013

Elizabeth Bachinsky turns up the heat on her book tour with this red hot event featuring readings from her new collection, The Hottest Summer in Recorded History. She’ll be sharing the stage with Tamara Faith Berger (Little Cat, Coach House Books) and Amber Dawn (How Poetry Saved My Life, Arsenal). This triple book launch party promises to be edgy and entertaining – […]

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Brad Cran reading at People’s Co-op Bookstore

April 16, 2013

Brad Cran will be reading from his latest collection, Ink on Paper, at the People’s Co-op Bookstore  in Vancouver.  Brad will be joined by poets Susan Gillis (Brick Books), Marita Dachsel (Anvil) and Rob Taylor (Cormorant).   When: Thursday, April 18th, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm Venue: People’s Co-op Bookstore Location: 1391 Commercial Drive • Vancouver   Brad Cran’s highly anticipated second […]

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Sandy Pool brings Undark to the Art Bar

April 15, 2013

Sandy Pool reads from her new collection, Undark: An Oratorio on Tuesday, April 16th at 7 PM at The Art Bar Poetry Series. Joining Sandy on stage is Berkeley poet Heather Bourbeau and York University poet Sara Flemington. A triple header of inspired verse – everyone is welcome! The Art Bar Poetry Series – Q Space (382 College St West, […]

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