Archive for October, 2012

On the Road with John Barton

October 24, 2012

John Barton has gone east on a For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin reading tour that includes stops in Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and back to the west coast for his grand finale in Victoria. Here are the details: TORONTO: Reading with Nightwood’s Sandy Pool. Mon, October 29th, 8 -10 pm at No One Writes to the Colonel, 460 College Street, […]

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Nightwood Fall Book Launch – October 21

October 14, 2012

Come celebrate Nightwood Editions’ new fall releases and have an afternoon of poetry, prose and a special puzzle performance piece! Brad Somer will read from his debut novel, Imperfections, and Governor General’s Award nominee Sandy Pool will read from her new collection, Undark. Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon author Ray Hsu will make a special appearance, promising to use his […]

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Nightwood News – Friday, Oct. 12th

October 12, 2012

Sandy Pool is reading from her new collection Undark at Calgary’s WordFest tonight in Event 36, Poetry off the Page. She will be joined by Ivan E. Coyote, Ken Babstock, Phil Hall and A.F. Moritz. 9:30-11pm, Vertigo Theatre Centre, Studio. Rodney DeCroo is in Coleman, AB at the Blackbird Coffee House tonight at 8pm, for an evening of music & poetry […]

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Tim Bowling shortlisted for the Acorn-Plantos Poetry Award

October 11, 2012

Tim Bowling, renowned author and winner of the 2012 Alberta Literary Award for Poetry, has just received another accolade for his work. Bowling’s most recent collection of poetry, Tenderman, has just been nominated for the Acorn-Plantos Award for People’s Poetry, which is awarded annually to a Canadian poet whose work is accessible to all people […]

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Robson Reading Series features Darren Bifford

October 2, 2012

Robson Reading Series at Robson Square presents an evening with Nightwood Editions poet Darren Bifford, author of Wedding in Fire Country, and Harbour Publishing’s Grant Lawrence, author of the bestselling and award-winning Adventures in Solitude. The readings will be held at UBC Bookstore @ Robson Square (800 Robson Street, Vancouver) on Thursday, October 11, 2012. Doors open at […]

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