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Gillian Wigmore on writing into and from the West

Published on September 8, 2012 By admin

“I started to cry, sitting in a third year English class, listening to Smaro Kambourelli introduce the central BC setting of Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook. I tried to hide it, but I hadn’t known I was missing my own landscapes in Canadian literature so badly.” To read more from Gillian Wigmore on this and to […]

Gillian Wigmore wins Writer-in-Residence at Mackie Lake House

Published on August 23, 2012 By admin

Nightwood poet Gillian Wigmore and fiction writer and sometimes playwright Terry Jordan and have been named as recipients of this year’s fall and winter residencies. The writers will each spend two weeks at the historic Mackie Lake House to work on their craft, all while making connections with English and Creative Writing students enrolled at Okanagan College and […]

Nightwood Poets Join Poetry in Transit

Published on August 2, 2012 By admin

POETRY IN TRANSIT Congratulations to Gillian Wigmore, Philip Kevin Paul and Rodney DeCroo on being selected for this year’s Poetry in Transit Project. Watch for their poems on transit shelters in Vancouver and throughout the province this fall. In partnership with TransLink and BC Transit, the ABPBC produces sixteen poetry cards annually featuring the work of BC-authored and Canadian-published poets. […]

Gillian Wigmore Hits Ontario with Dirt of Ages

Published on June 25, 2012 By admin

This week you can catch Nightwood poet Gillian Wigmore in Ontario at 3 different events promoting her latest collection, Dirt of Ages. Event #1: Niagara Literary Arts Festival on Monday, June 25th @ 7 pm at the Fort Erie Public Library. This event is hosted by Jordan Fry and Gillian will be a featured reader. For more information go […]