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Open Book Toronto features Sandy Pool’s Undark

Published on June 17, 2013 By admin

Sandy Pool‘s latest Trillium-nominated collection, Undark: An Oratorio, gets a thorough and insightful review on Open Book Toronto. Reviewer Alessandro Porco, delves into the historical, political, visual and structural substance of this collection, noting the complexity with which Pool approaches the compelling subject matter of the Radium Women of the early 1900s. The review concludes […]

Trillium nominee Sandy Pool reads from Undark

Published on June 13, 2013 By admin

Celebrate with the Trillium Book Award finalists in T.O. Please join us the evening of June 17,2013 at a Public Authors Reading Event at the Toronto Reference Library. Nightwood poet Sandy Pool will be reading from her nominated collection, Undark and will be joined by several other shortlisted authors for Trillium Book Awards. There is […]

Sandy Pool’s Undark shortlisted for Trillium

Published on May 30, 2013 By admin

Congratulations to Nightwood poet Sandy Pool, whose latest collection, Undark: An Oratorio has been shortlisted for the 2013 Trillium Book Award for poetry. This award recognizes literary achievement for a first, second or third published work of poetry. Earlier this year, Pool was also shortlisted for the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. Undark is […]

Sandy Pool reads at UBC’s Endnotes Creative Night

Published on May 10, 2013 By admin

Sandy Pool joins the festivities at the UBC English Graduate Dept’s 2013 Endnotes Creative Night on May 10th at 5 pm. The celebration will feature poetry, fiction & performances, as well as a keynote by Larissa Lai. There will be food available for purchase and a cash bar running throughout the night. Location: Penthouse, Thea […]

Sandy Pool reads at TWS in Vancouver

Published on April 30, 2013 By admin

The Writer’s Studio Reading Series hosts Nightwood poet Sandy Pool, whose acclaimed new book, Undark has recently been shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry.  Sandy will be reading with local writers Christine Hayvice, Alison Brewin, Meharoona Ghani, Leslie Hill, Cullene Bryant, Matea Kalic & Janet Fretter. This mixed-genre event is open […]

Sandy Pool joins Alberta Literary Awards shortlist readings

Published on April 23, 2013 By admin

Nightwood poet Sandy Pool joins the lineup of Alberta Literary Awards nominees who will be reading from their shortlisted works on Tuesday, April 23 at the Rose and Crown Pub in Calgary. Sandy will be reading from her latest collection, Undark, which was shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. This poetry […]

Sandy Pool brings Undark to the Art Bar

Published on April 15, 2013 By admin

Sandy Pool reads from her new collection, Undark: An Oratorio on Tuesday, April 16th at 7 PM at The Art Bar Poetry Series. Joining Sandy on stage is Berkeley poet Heather Bourbeau and York University poet Sara Flemington. A triple header of inspired verse – everyone is welcome! The Art Bar Poetry Series – Q Space (382 College St West, […]

Sandy Pool Shortlisted for 2013 Stephan G. Stephansson Poetry Award

Published on April 15, 2013 By admin

Congratulations to Sandy Pool, whose second book of poetry, Undark: An Oratorio, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry by the Alberta Literary Awards. This award comes with a $1500 cash prize. Congratulations to the other nominees who include Jenna Butler for her collection, Wells (University of Alberta Press) and Nora […]

Sandy Pool joins Calgary Spoken Word Festival

Published on April 6, 2013 By admin

Calgary Spoken Word Festival features Nightwood poet Sandy Pool in Event 11, Hot Mix of Sizzling Poetry on Thursday, April 18th. Reading from her latest collection, Undark, Sandy will also share the stage with an eclectic mix of poets including Paul Finkleman, Chris Gilpin, Mary Pinoski, Ali Riley, Sarah Murphy and Tom Wayman. And if this impressive poetic mashup isn’t enough, add the […]

Undark gets glowing review in Alberta Views

Published on April 2, 2013 By admin

Sandy Pool gets some well-deserved praise in the April 2013 edition of Alberta Views for her latest collection, Undark: An Oratorio. In this review, an insightful comparison is made between reading these poems and experiencing an intricate musical piece. Reviewer Julie Sedivy draws attention to the lyrical flow between contrasting voices throughout the book and Pool’s ability to interplay light and sound to create a […]