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Ray Hsu reads at Pulp Fiction in Vancouver

Published on August 21, 2013 By admin

Nightwood Editions poet Ray Hsu, author of Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon, teams up with Insomniac Press authors Jani Krulc (The Jesus Year) and Gillian Savigny (Notebook M) for an evening of hot literature and cool company in Vancouver. Canlit starlet Dina del Bucchia hosts. Free admission! Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm […]

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 […]

Verse Subversive: Ray Hsu on reinventing poetry

Published on September 17, 2012 By admin

 In a recent interview in The Ubyssey, Nightwood poet Ray Hsu talks about breaking down traditional ideas of poetics and searching out what contemporary poetry should look like. His concept has no limits on form and expression: “Because poetry is the air that I breathe and the way that I think, that could encompass anything.” Read more of this interview […]

Ray Hsu Reads at the University of Saskatchewan

Published on January 6, 2012 By admin

Nightwood poet, Ray Hsu, will participate this month in the event Writing North: Writing the Extraordinary at the University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon . Hsu will read – along with authors Kevin Loring, Yvette Nolan, David Bergen and Norman Nawrocki – on January 20 at 7:30pm. He will also speak at the session “Writer or Rockstar” on January […]

Ray Hsu Reads at Emily Carr University

Published on September 26, 2011 By admin

If you’re in Vancouver this week, don’t miss Nightwood poet Ray Hsu give a reading at the Emily Carr University Library on Thursday, September 29 at 7pm.  He will read, along with poet Nikki Reimar, as part of the On Edge reading series. Poet, activist, and scholar Ray Hsu is author of Anthropy (2004, winner […]

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 […]

Cold Sleep wins an Alcuin Award for book design!

Published on March 28, 2011 By admin

Ray Hsu’s Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon has won second place in the poetry category of this year’s Alcuin Society Awards for Book Design! This prestigious award has celebrated the best in book design across Canada since 1996. Congratulations to Carleton Wilson who designed this beautiful cover, along with the covers of many other Nightwood books! […]

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 […]