Archive for June, 2013

Brad Cran talks poetry on CBC’s Airplay

June 27, 2013

Have a listen to this CBC Airplay interview with Brad Cran about poetry, the power of words and how he has connected with people through his writing. In this program, he also reads poetry from his new collection, Ink on Paper. Brad visited the Yukon this month where he participated in the Whitehorse Poetry Festival […]

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Jay Ruzesky’s upcoming BC readings

June 19, 2013

Nightwood author Jay Ruzesky heads back to his hometown of  Kelowna to share tales from his new travel memoir, In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage. Don’t miss this chance to explore the wilderness of the Antarctic through Jay’s incredible storytelling. Thursday, June 20 at 7:30pm – Mosaic Books in Kelowna (411 Bernard Avenue) For more info, […]

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Brad Cran and Jamella Hagen at Whitehorse Poetry Festival

June 19, 2013

Brad Cran heads north to participate in the Whitehorse Poetry Festival, taking place from Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, June 23. Brad will be reading from his new collection, Ink on Paper, and participating in the Longest Day Poetry Bash with fellow Nightwood poet, Jamella Hagen, who will be reading from Kerosene. See below for […]

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Open Book Toronto features Sandy Pool’s Undark

June 17, 2013

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 […]

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John Barton reads at Sweetwater 905 Arts Fest

June 14, 2013

Nightwood author John Barton joins the 9th Annual Sweetwater 905 Arts Festival set on the sprawling rural BC ranch of Emilie and Larry Mattson in Rolla, BC. Barton will read from his selected poems, For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin, on Saturday, June 15 in the Poets Hour at 5 PM. Other […]

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Trillium nominee Sandy Pool reads from Undark

June 13, 2013

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 […]

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Brad Cran gets high praise in Vancouver Sun review

June 12, 2013

Brad Cran receives high praise from fellow Vancouver author, Dennis E. Bolen in his new, insightful review of  Ink on Paper in the Vancouver Sun: “These writings are the chronicles of a mind steeped in social awareness, probing the possibilities of true connection with the world, improvement of the human lot, and redemption of the […]

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Jay Ruzesky reading at the Laughing Oyster

June 4, 2013

Join Jay Ruzesky, whose ancestor Roald Amundsen was the first person to reach the South Pole, as he reads from his new memoir about following in Amundsen’s Footsteps 100 years later, In Antarctica, at Laughing Oyster Bookshop in Courtenay on Sunday, June 9. For more information or to reserve your copy, contact Laughing Oyster at […]

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