Archive for October, 2014

Alex Leslie Launches ‘The things I heard about you’ in Toronto & Montreal

October 30, 2014

Join Alex Leslie as she celebrates the release of her poetry collection The things I heard about you (Nightwood Editions) with events in Toronto and Montreal this November! Toronto – Wednesday, November 5: Book launch at Type Books (883 Queen Street West), 7pm. Featuring local guest readers Daniel Allen Cox and Linda Besner. Admission is […]

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Danny Jacobs shortlisted for the Acorn-Plantos Award for People’s Poetry

October 20, 2014

Congratulations to Danny Jacobs, who is on the shortlist for the Acorn-Plantos 2014 Award for People’s Poetry! Danny’s book, Songs that Remind Us of Factories, is a book of poems that explore how we remain connected: to the world outside, to our ideas of home, to each other, and to ourselves. The Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry is awarded annually […]

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Nightwood Editions Vancouver Book Launch!

October 8, 2014

This fall, Nightwood Editions is releasing new books by four talented authors of fiction and poetry, all of whom hail from British Columbia: Matt Rader, Alex Leslie, Elaine Woo, and Kayla Czaga. You’re invited to join the authors as they celebrate with a book launch event in Vancouver on Sunday, October 19 at 7pm at […]

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Tim Bowling announced as Judge for Griffin Poetry Prize 2015

October 8, 2014

The trustees of The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry have announced Tim Bowling (Canada), Fanny Howe (USA) and Piotr Sommer (Poland) as the judges for the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Tim Bowling is the author of twelve poetry collections, including Selected Poems (Nightwood Editions, 2013) and Circa Nineteen Hundred and Grief (Gaspareau Press, 2014) and of […]

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Matt Rader Launches New Book with BC Events!

October 2, 2014

Congratulations to Matt Rader, who is launching his debut short story collection, What I Want to Tell Goes Like This, with Nightwood this October. Matt is celebrating with events in Victoria, the Comox Valley, and Vancouver this month. And you’re invited! VICTORIA – Friday, October 17: 7pm reading at Bolen Books (#111-1644 Hillside Ave.). More […]

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Doretta Lau and Elaine Woo at the LiterASIAN Festival

October 1, 2014

LiterASIAN 2014: the Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing will take place in Vancouver, BC, from October 9 to 12, 2014. This festival is a community-building initiative put on by the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop and Ricepaper Magazine. This year, Nightwood authors Doretta Lau and Elaine Woo will both be featured authors at the […]

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