Archive for October, 2009

Bachinsky and Scofield at VIWF

October 26, 2009

Elizabeth Bachinsky and Gregory Scofield read at the Vancouver International Writers Fest on Saturday, October 24 at a sold-out event with England’s poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Pulitzer Prize nominee Heather McHugh, Canadian Robert Bringhurst, winner of the BC Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, and China’s widely translated Xi Chuan. Bachinsky was a finalist […]

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Poet Philip Kevin Paul is Nominated for a 2009 Governor General’s Literary Award

October 14, 2009

Nightwood Editions is pleased to announce that Philip Kevin Paul’s second book of poetry, Little Hunger, was shortlisted for a 2009 Governor General’s Literary Award and was also shortlisted in the 2009 ReLit Award’s poetry category. His first book of poetry, Taking the Names Down from the Hill, won the 2004 Dorothy Livesay Award for […]

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Never More There makes SPARKS

October 13, 2009

Stephen Rowe read at SPARKS, a day-long literary festival sponsored by the Faculty of Arts at Memorial University in Newfoundland on January 17. Rowe recently launched his debut book of poems, Never More There on October 21, 2009 at the Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre Art Gallery and, later, in St. John’s. For […]

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Adam Getty @ Livewords in Toronto

October 1, 2009

Nightwood author Adam Getty, with Sonja Greckol and Blair Trewartha, read at the Livewords Reading Series on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at Sage West. The literary reading was followed by an open mic contest with cash prizes for the best sonnet, sestina or cento. Repose by Getty was recently reviewed in the Dalhousie Review: “[this] […]

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