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 […]
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 […]
Gillian Jerome‘s debut poetry collection Red Nest has been announced as the winner of this year’s ReLit Award for Poetry! The ReLit, founded in 2000 as “an alternative to the big-money prizes,” is recognized by the Globe and Mail as “the country’s pre-eminent literary prize recognizing independent presses.” Congratulations Gillian!
AUGUST 2010: God of Missed Connections by Elizabeth Bachinsky has been nominated for the George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature. Joining Gillian Jerome and Red Nest’s previously announced nomination for the Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize for best book of poetry in the province (won by Fred Wah), Elizabeth Bachinsky and Laisha Rosnau […]
Nightwood Editions is pleased that Red Nest by Gillian Jerome was nominated for the 2010 BC Book Prize’s Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, awarded annually to the best collection of poetry by a resident of British Columbia. Red Nest is Jerome’s first book of poetry. Congratulations, Gillian!