Archive for August, 2013

Debut collection from Danny Jacobs

August 26, 2013

Nightwood has a new book on our shelf from maritime poet Danny Jacobs. Copies of his debut poetry collection, Songs That Remind Us of Factories, arrived last week and are now available for purchase from the Nightwood book page or at Harbour Publishing. The poems in Songs that Remind Us of Factories explore how we […]

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Rodney DeCroo performs at Vancouver Fringe Festival

August 23, 2013

Rodney DeCroo, the highly-acclaimed singer-songwriter and author of Allegheny, BC, is moving his poetry onto the stage at The Cultch (1895 Venables St) for a 10-day run during the Vancouver Fringe Festival (September 5-15). The Vancouver-based musician has teamed up with veteran theatre director Jane Heyman to transform his poetry collection, Allegheny, BC, into an […]

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Ray Hsu reads at Pulp Fiction in Vancouver

August 21, 2013

Nightwood Editions poet Ray Hsu, author of Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon, teams up with Insomniac Press authors Jani Krulc (The Jesus Year) and Gillian Savigny (Notebook M) for an evening of hot literature and cool company in Vancouver. Canlit starlet Dina del Bucchia hosts. Free admission! Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm […]

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Renee Saklikar in 2 Cities/ 5 Poets

August 17, 2013

2 Cities/ 5 Poets Poetry Readings Join us for an exciting evening where some fine poets from Seattle, (Don Mee Choi & Melanie Noel) mix it up with local talent (Renee Saklikar, Rachel Rose & Raoul Fernandes). It’s all happening at People’s Co-op Bookstore on August 17th; doors at 7:30 pm, reading at 8 pm. […]

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Bradley Somer is a New Voice at SCFWA

August 13, 2013

Nightwood Editions author Bradley Somer and House of Anansi’s Théoodora Armstrong join this year’s Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts in the ever-popular New Voices event on Sunday, August 18 at 3 PM. This year’s new voices are new in more ways than one. Their first books are daring, stylistically innovative and fresh in content. These two young […]

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Gregory Scofield at VPL Book Camp

August 13, 2013

Gregory Scofield joins the impressive line up of  authors participating in the VPL‘s Summer Book Camp 2013. Gregory will be running a poetry workshop for young writers called, “So You Think You’re a Poet…but didn’t know it” on August 13. This workshop will concentrate on experience-inspired poetry, the use of storytelling in a poetic form and the […]

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