Archive for May, 2013

Sandy Pool’s Undark shortlisted for Trillium

May 30, 2013

Congratulations to Nightwood poet Sandy Pool, whose latest collection, Undark: An Oratorio has been shortlisted for the 2013 Trillium Book Award for poetry. This award recognizes literary achievement for a first, second or third published work of poetry. Earlier this year, Pool was also shortlisted for the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. Undark is […]

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Nightwood authors Raw Sugar Reading

May 27, 2013

RAW SUGAR READINGS – THURSDAY, MAY 30th Join us on May 30th at Raw Sugar Cafe in Ottawa for an evening with Nightwood authors Shane Rhodes (author of Err and X), Chris Jennings (author of Occupations) and Christian McPherson (author of novels, The Cube People and Cube Squared, and short fiction collection, Six Ways to […]

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Jay Ruzesky lecture at Maritime Museum in Victoria

May 27, 2013

Join Jay Ruzesky this Wednesday, May 29th for his presentation and lecture on Antarctic exploration, with readings from his new travel memoir, In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage. Event details: Maritime Museum of BC, 28 Bastion Square, Victoria 7 PM, Wed, May 29, 2013 Admission: $6, Children and museum members free For more information, please visit […]

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Brad Cran talks poetry on Wax Poetic

May 22, 2013

Brad Cran is the guest poet on the latest radio show instalment of Wax Poetic on Vancouver Co-op Radio CFRO. Reading from his latest collection, Ink on Paper, and talking poetry with RC Weslowski and Pamela Bentley, this interview will originally be aired on Wednesday, May 22nd at 2 PM. Tune in at 100.5 FM […]

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Jay Ruzesky on CBC Radio’s On the Island

May 22, 2013

Poet, explorer, English professor, memoirist. These are just some of the roles that Nightwood author Jay Ruzesky comfortably takes on in the average year. Tune in to CBC Radio’s On the Island show on Thursday, May 23rd at 8:20 AM to listen to Jay discuss his new travel memoir, In Antarctica. The Polar regions are […]

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Jay Ruzesky tours BC with In Antarctica

May 21, 2013

Poet, English professor and explorer Jay Ruzesky sets out on a BC book tour this week, sharing tales from his new travel memoir, In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage. Don’t miss this chance to explore the wilderness of the Antarctic through Jay’s animated readings and slideshow. Saturday, May 25 at 1pm – 10 Old Books in […]

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Sandy Pool reads at UBC’s Endnotes Creative Night

May 10, 2013

Sandy Pool joins the festivities at the UBC English Graduate Dept’s 2013 Endnotes Creative Night on May 10th at 5 pm. The celebration will feature poetry, fiction & performances, as well as a keynote by Larissa Lai. There will be food available for purchase and a cash bar running throughout the night. Location: Penthouse, Thea […]

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