Archive for April, 2013

Sandy Pool Shortlisted for 2013 Stephan G. Stephansson Poetry Award

April 15, 2013

Congratulations to Sandy Pool, whose second book of poetry, Undark: An Oratorio, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry by the Alberta Literary Awards. This award comes with a $1500 cash prize. Congratulations to the other nominees who include Jenna Butler for her collection, Wells (University of Alberta Press) and Nora […]

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Zeppelin arrives at Nightwood

April 11, 2013

We are happy to announce the arrival of Nightwood Editions’ latest collection, Zeppelin, by Blaise Moritz. In Blaise’s second collection, we are passengers in the long-range ghost ship that is our new millennial culture. The time before technology recedes in our wake—the past an amazing clutter, if only as deep as early modern things—and looking forward, our […]

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Hottest Book Tour in Recorded History

April 8, 2013

Elizabeth Bachinsky is taking her brand new collection, The Hottest Summer in Recorded History, out on tour and joining forces with several other great writers. So look out for them in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Guelph this Spring. Check this list out! April 13, 7:45pm Nightwood Launch (Vancouver) The Western Front 303 East 8th Street Vancouver, BC with Brad Cran & […]

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Sandy Pool joins Calgary Spoken Word Festival

April 6, 2013

Calgary Spoken Word Festival features Nightwood poet Sandy Pool in Event 11, Hot Mix of Sizzling Poetry on Thursday, April 18th. Reading from her latest collection, Undark, Sandy will also share the stage with an eclectic mix of poets including Paul Finkleman, Chris Gilpin, Mary Pinoski, Ali Riley, Sarah Murphy and Tom Wayman. And if this impressive poetic mashup isn’t enough, add the […]

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Elizabeth Bachinsky featured in LPG’s National Poetry Month Campaign

April 4, 2013

Elizabeth Bachinsky adds some sizzle to the LPG 30-Day Coast-to-Coast Poetry Project, a Canadian celebration of National Poetry Month. “Who Loves Ya, Baby?” from her latest Nightwood collection, The Hottest Summer in Recorded History, is CoCoPoPro feature poem #5 on the LPG Blog. There’s also a Q&A and links to more interviews. You can catch Eilzabeth at venues across Canada this month as she takes […]

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Nightwood Launches New Spring Lineup

April 3, 2013

Nightwood Editions is celebrating our fresh new spring lineup of incredible poetry and prose on Saturday, April 13th. Join us for an evening of readings by local poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, sharing poems from her sizzling new collection, The Hottest Summer in Recorded History, and Brad Cran, unveiling his highly anticipated second collection, Ink on Paper. Toronto literary force, Jay MillAr, […]

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Undark gets glowing review in Alberta Views

April 2, 2013

Sandy Pool gets some well-deserved praise in the April 2013 edition of Alberta Views for her latest collection, Undark: An Oratorio. In this review, an insightful comparison is made between reading these poems and experiencing an intricate musical piece. Reviewer Julie Sedivy draws attention to the lyrical flow between contrasting voices throughout the book and Pool’s ability to interplay light and sound to create a […]

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