Readings & Events

Nightwood Authors on Tour this Fall!

Posted by on September 12, 2017 at 3:47 pm

Nightwood Editions is pleased to join in the Fall literary festivities with an exciting line-up of events across the country! We are proud to celebrate returning favourites from critically acclaimed and award-winning authors, as well as a new collection of stunning books. This month, we head to Word Vancouver, where Michael V. Smith and Rodney DeCroo […]

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts welcomes Nightwood authors Joe Denham and Amber McMillan

Posted by on August 10, 2017 at 1:20 pm

This August marks the 35th annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, guaranteed to be one of the summer’s biggest highlights. And joining the festivities are two Nightwood authors reading at separate events on Saturday August 19th. Joe Denham, hard on the heels of his Governor General’s Literary Award nomination for his last book […]

Nightwood Editions launches Fall books across Canada

Posted by on October 14, 2016 at 10:03 am

Nightwood Editions is excited to celebrate the release of its Fall 2016 titles with events and readings across the country. In Vancouver, Adèle Barclay launches her debut poetry collection If I Were in a Cage I’d Reach Out for You on October 18 at the Emerald in Vancouver. Barclay will be joined by fellow Nightwood […]


Posted by on March 6, 2015 at 6:31 pm

Nightwood Editions is proud to announce the publication of four new titles this Spring with authors all from southern British Columbia. In her lyrical, intimate memoir The Death of Small Creatures, Trisha Cull lays bare her struggle with bulimia, bipolar disorder and substance abuse. Interspersing snatches of conversations, letters, blog entries and clinical notes with […]

Matt Rader Kelowna Book Launch

Posted by on November 25, 2014 at 1:58 pm

Congrats to author Matt Rader, who will be celebrating his new short story collection, What I Want to Tell Goes Like This, with a book launch in Kelowna on Friday, November 28 at 7:30pm. The event is part of UBC Okanagan’s Visiting Author’s Series at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art (#103 – 421 Cawston […]

Alex Leslie Launches ‘The things I heard about you’ in Toronto & Montreal

Posted by on October 30, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Join Alex Leslie as she celebrates the release of her poetry collection The things I heard about you (Nightwood Editions) with events in Toronto and Montreal this November! Toronto – Wednesday, November 5: Book launch at Type Books (883 Queen Street West), 7pm. Featuring local guest readers Daniel Allen Cox and Linda Besner. Admission is […]

Nightwood Editions Vancouver Book Launch!

Posted by on October 8, 2014 at 3:29 pm

This fall, Nightwood Editions is releasing new books by four talented authors of fiction and poetry, all of whom hail from British Columbia: Matt Rader, Alex Leslie, Elaine Woo, and Kayla Czaga. You’re invited to join the authors as they celebrate with a book launch event in Vancouver on Sunday, October 19 at 7pm at […]

Doretta Lau and Elaine Woo at the LiterASIAN Festival

Posted by on October 1, 2014 at 10:39 am

LiterASIAN 2014: the Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing will take place in Vancouver, BC, from October 9 to 12, 2014. This festival is a community-building initiative put on by the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop and Ricepaper Magazine. This year, Nightwood authors Doretta Lau and Elaine Woo will both be featured authors at the […]

Christian McPherson Reads with Marguerite Pigeon & Rob Mclennan in Ottawa

Posted by on September 30, 2014 at 11:31 am

A chance to meet Nightwood author Christian McPherson – author of the hilarious novel Cube Squared – is coming up in Ottawa on October 7. Join Christian as he reads as a guest author at Marguerite Pigeon’s Ottawa launch for her first collection of stories, Some Extremely Boring Drives (NeWest). Also appearing is Ottawa author […]

Alex Leslie Launches ‘The things I heard about you’ in Vancouver!

Posted by on September 29, 2014 at 11:35 am

Congratulations to Alex Leslie, who’s releasing a first book of poems, The things I heard about you, with Nightwood Editions this fall! Join Alex for a book launch celebration in Vancouver on Thursday, October 9 at Pulp Fiction (2422 Main Street). Also reading at the event are Vancouver-based authors Rita Wong and lee williams boudakian. […]