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Jay MillAr’s new Toronto Quarterly interview

Published on July 24, 2013 By admin

Have a look at this new Toronto Quarterly interview with poet Jay MillAr. Asked to define his new collection, Jay offered this description of Timely Irreverence: I suppose it would be me advocating that poetry (a term synonymous with creativity) be part of one’s everyday life, for noticing that creativity is not something that is separate from the […]

Jay MillAr brings Timely Irreverence to Pivot Readings

Published on April 24, 2013 By admin

Pivot Reading Series celebrates spring with an evening of fine poetry on April 24th at The Press Club.  Jay MillAr—a visionary in Canada’s literary community who is well-known for his innovative voice—will be reading from his new collection, Timely Irreverence with Guy Ewing, Michael Eden Reynolds and Jael Richardson. In addition to being a ground-breaking […]

Nightwood Book Launch in Toronto

Published on April 19, 2013 By admin

Nightwood Editions heads east to celebrate our fresh new spring lineup of incredible poetry in Toronto on Saturday, April 20th. Featuring hometown favourite and literary force, Jay MillAr, reading occasional poems from his latest book, Timely Irreverence and acclaimed Toronto poet, Blaise Moritz, sharing poems from his second collection, Zeppelin. Representing the west, Elizabeth Bachinsky promises to turn up the heat […]

Nightwood Launches New Spring Lineup

Published on April 3, 2013 By admin

Nightwood Editions is celebrating our fresh new spring lineup of incredible poetry and prose on Saturday, April 13th. Join us for an evening of readings by local poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, sharing poems from her sizzling new collection, The Hottest Summer in Recorded History, and Brad Cran, unveiling his highly anticipated second collection, Ink on Paper. Toronto literary force, Jay MillAr, […]

New Books from Bachinsky, Cran & MillAr

Published on March 18, 2013 By admin

Fresh off the press! The Hottest Summer in Recorded History is the latest from Elizabeth Bachinsky, a Governor General’s Award nominee and editor of EVENT Magazine. Jay MillAr, the man behind BookThug, taps his creative spirit in his latest book, Timely Irreverence. And Ink on Paper is the highly anticipated second book of poetry by Brad […]

Fourteen Nightwood Poets to Read at the Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference

Published on September 14, 2011 By admin

Nightwood Poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, Brad Cran, Joe Denham, Phinder Dulai, Ray Hsu, Gillian Jerome, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Kevin McNeilly, Jay MillAr, George Murray, Shane Rhodes, Nick Thran, Rob Winger, and Rita Wong will read at the Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference in Vancouver BC. The Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference is a four-day poetry conference that will […]

Launches Coast to Coast

Published on August 13, 2010 By admin

Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon, the follow-up to Ray Hsu’s award-winning first collection, Anthropy, has been launched in Toronto. Rumour has it that Ray’s endeavour to start an alternative economy through a “launchswap,” accepting barters for books, netted him a real-life bird cage to go with his book cover. Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon was also launched […]

Spring 2010!

Published on April 1, 2010 By admin

Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon is the follow-up to Ray Hsu’s award-winning first collection, Anthropy, and the second book in a prospective trilogy that explores the “grammar of personhood.” Jay MillAr is a Toronto poet, editor, publisher and virtual bookseller. His new book Other Poems, resists classification. Patternicity by Jim Johnstone contains a suite of poems […]