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 […]
Nightwood is pleased to announce that Gregory Scofield has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence program at the University of Winnipeg for 2013. Scofield is UWinnipeg’s eighth Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. As Writer-in-Residence, he will meet with writing students and members of the public in private consultations from January 1 until March 31, 2013. […]
OTTAWA: Check out Nightwood poets Shane Rhodes and Tim Bowling at their VERSeFest reading on Saturday, March 3rd at 5 pm at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Ave, Ottawa). VERSeFest is an annual international festival of poetry, showcasing the artistic accomplishment and high-level activity of the Ottawa poetry scene. The festival is organized by VERSe Ottawa, a collective of […]
Join Nightwood poet Gregory Scofield as he celebrates the launch of his poetry collection, Louis: The Heretic Poems, about the Canadian folk hero, Louis Riel. He will be at Café Montmartre (4362 Main Street, Vancouver) on Saturday, November 5 at 6:30pm to read selections and sign copies of the book. In this collection, Scofield juxtaposes […]
Congratulations to Gillian Jerome, Gregory Scofield and Kevin McNeilly who will be featured in Poetry in Transit. Poems will be selected from Red Nest (Jerome), Kipocihkan (Scofield) and Embouchure (McNeilly), and will appear on buses and skytrains across BC. In partnership with Translink and BC Transit, the Association of Book Publishers of Canada (ABPBC) produces […]
On Thursday, April 1, 2010 (UBC Bookstore Robson Square, 800 Robson Street), Elizabeth Bachinsky read from her Kobzar-shortlisted poetry collection God of Missed Connections at the Robson Reading Series. At the same series and venue on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 7 pm, Gregory Scofield (pictured) read from his selected book of poems, kipocihkan, Gillian […]
Elizabeth Bachinsky and Gregory Scofield read at the Vancouver International Writers Fest on Saturday, October 24 at a sold-out event with England’s poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Pulitzer Prize nominee Heather McHugh, Canadian Robert Bringhurst, winner of the BC Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, and China’s widely translated Xi Chuan. Bachinsky was a finalist […]
Fabulous Métis poet and performer Gregory Scofield read on opening night for the Thin Air festival in Winnipeg. He also recently read at Harbourfront Centre on August 22, 2009 from his fifth collection of poetry kipocihkân: poems new and selected, released by Nightwood Editions in spring 2009.
Poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, Laisha Rosnau, Gregory Scofield, and novelist Andrew Binks, launched their spring books to a full house on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at the Heritage Hall in Vancouver BC. Thanks to everyone who attended the festivities and bought books. For photos of the event, check out the gallery .
The Edmonton Poetry Festival presented Elizabeth Bachinsky, Laisha Rosnau and Greg Scofield at this year’s PoFest (April 23 – 26, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta). Check the Edmonton Poetry Festival website for more information.