Archive for May, 2009

Brad Cran, Vancouver’s New Poet Laureate

May 30, 2009

Congratulations to Brad Cran, who was recently appointed the City of Vancouver’s Poet Laureate for 2009-2011, to raise the status of poetry in the everyday consciousness of Vancouverites. Cran’s first book of poetry, The Good Life (Nightwood Editions) was published in 2002. Cran’s book, Hope in the Shadows: Stories and Photographs of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside […]

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Fall 2009

May 18, 2009

Nightwood Editions is pleased to announce our forthcoming books: O Canada Crosswords Book 10 by Macleod and Olson Slapshot Hockey Quizbook (pictured left) by The Puzzling Sports Institute Windstorm by Joe Denham Red Nest by Gillian Jerome Never More There by Stephen Rowe.

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A Loss for BC’s Literary Community

May 12, 2009

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of author Kuldip Gill on Sunday, May 10, 2009. Gill’s first book, Dharma Rasa (Nightwood Editions, 1999), intertwined English and Punjabi, life in Canada and life in India, past and present, myth and imagination. It won a BC 2000 Book Award and received much acclaim. […]

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Nightwood Spring Gala an Immense Success

May 6, 2009

Poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, Laisha Rosnau, Gregory Scofield, and novelist Andrew Binks, launched their spring books to a full house on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at the Heritage Hall in Vancouver BC. Thanks to everyone who attended the festivities and bought books. For photos of the event, check out the gallery .

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