George Murray was officially shortlisted for the Atlantic Poetry Prize for his new Nightwood collection The Rush to Here and unofficially shortlisted for the Canadian Authors Association Poetry Prize.
He read in Ottawa August 26 at the Tree Reading Series.
Sadly George’s scheduled appearance at the IV Lounge in Toronto was cancelled, along with the reading series, due to cultural funding cutbacks. Nightwood has had numerous authors read at the IV Lounge over the years and the series was a frequent backdrop to the early development of press. We’re going to miss it.