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John Barton reads at Sweetwater 905 Arts Fest

Published on June 14, 2013 By admin

Nightwood author John Barton joins the 9th Annual Sweetwater 905 Arts Festival set on the sprawling rural BC ranch of Emilie and Larry Mattson in Rolla, BC. Barton will read from his selected poems, For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin, on Saturday, June 15 in the Poets Hour at 5 PM. Other […]

March 13 Incite Reading with John Barton

Published on March 8, 2013 By admin

Poetry lovers will not want to miss the March 13th instalment of Incite Readings, presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest and VPL. Inspired verse with award-winning writers John Barton, Nicole Brossard and Catherine Owen. Please join us in the Alice MacKay Room of the central VPL at 7:30 p.m. | FREE For more event details, click here. […]

New Reading Events for John Barton

Published on January 21, 2013 By admin

John Barton‘s new Selected Poems, For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin, has been getting rave reviews since its recent fall publication. If you missed hearing him read from this collection during his book tour, he’ll be appearing as a featured author at two upcoming readings. Pen-in-Hand Reading Series – Monday, January 21 – 7-9 pm at Serious […]

Two Nightwood events this weekend

Published on November 9, 2012 By admin

Tonight: Fri, Nov 9 at 7-9 pm Location: Open Space, 510 Fort St, 2nd floor, Victoria John Barton joins Planet Earth at Open Spaces to read from his new poetry collection, For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin: Selected Poems  Everyone welcome. Saturday:  Nov 10 at 7 pm Location: Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek Poet Gillian Jerome visits […]

On the Road with John Barton

Published on October 24, 2012 By admin

John Barton has gone east on a For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin reading tour that includes stops in Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and back to the west coast for his grand finale in Victoria. Here are the details: TORONTO: Reading with Nightwood’s Sandy Pool. Mon, October 29th, 8 -10 pm at No One Writes to the Colonel, 460 College Street, […]

Nightwood Fall Book Launch – October 21

Published on October 14, 2012 By admin

Come celebrate Nightwood Editions’ new fall releases and have an afternoon of poetry, prose and a special puzzle performance piece! Brad Somer will read from his debut novel, Imperfections, and Governor General’s Award nominee Sandy Pool will read from her new collection, Undark. Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon author Ray Hsu will make a special appearance, promising to use his […]

John Barton launches into fall

Published on September 21, 2012 By admin

Join Nightwood in celebration of the expansive, 30 year career of John Barton this fall. Vancouver Launch: Saturday, September 22nd The Beaumont Studios, 316 West 5th Ave, Vancouver 7:30 to 9:30 pm  Victoria Launch: Thursday, September 27, 2012 7 to 9 pm Cadboro Bay Book Company, 3840b Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria John Barton will be reading from his […]

Nightwood celebrates 30 years of John Barton’s best

Published on September 6, 2012 By admin

Fresh off the press! Click here to order a copy of John Barton’s new selected poems, For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin. Drawn from nine collections published over 30 years, the 38 poems in this retrospective reveal the poetic accomplishments of John Barton. This selected embraces his passions for art, literature, the city and nature, and […]