Archive for July, 2013

Jay MillAr’s new Toronto Quarterly interview

July 24, 2013

Have a look at this new Toronto Quarterly interview with poet Jay MillAr. Asked to define his new collection, Jay offered this description of Timely Irreverence: I suppose it would be me advocating that poetry (a term synonymous with creativity) be part of one’s everyday life, for noticing that creativity is not something that is separate from the […]

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Chris Jennings guest poet at Cobourg 3rd Thursday Readings

July 18, 2013

Nightwood’s Chris Jennings joins the Cobourg Poetry Workshop as a guest poet in the 3rd Thursday Reading Series. Chris will be reading from his latest collection, Occupations, and will share the stage with poets Carol Ward and Rick Webster. This event also features interlude music from the guitar of Phillip Hughes. If you are in […]

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Tim Bowling & Theresa Shea Launch Books at Gibsons Public Art Gallery

July 15, 2013

The Gibsons Live Poets Society, Nightwood Editions and Brindle & Glass present an evening of poetry and prose with Tim Bowling and Theresa Shea on Thursday, July 18 at 7 PM at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery (431 Marine Drive, Lower Gibsons). For more information, visit our events calendar here, or phone (604) 883-2730. Donations […]

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Delta Optimist review of Tim Bowling’s Selected

July 8, 2013

Tim Bowling, born and raised in Ladner, BC, comes home to launch his milestone collection and gets a glowing review of his new Selected Poems in the Delta Optimist. Bowling celebrates 20 years of writing with his latest collection, which will fittingly be launched at the Ladner Pioneer Library on Thursday, July 11 at 7 […]

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Renee Saklikar joins Indian Summer Festival

July 4, 2013

Nightwood Editions poet Renee Saklikar joins “Reclamation/Exclamation” at the Indian Summer Festival. Behind the official stories of the nation live the silenced histories of the past. Renee Saklikar’s forthcoming collection, Children of Air India, engages with a personal and political remembrance of the past that brings together powerful imagery of loss and memory. Gurpreet Singh […]

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NEW In Antarctica Book Club Guide & Teaching Resources

July 3, 2013

In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage, published by Nightwood Editions, is the new travel memoir by Vancouver Island University professor Jay Ruzesky. Ruzesky’s famous ancestor Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer who became the first person to reach the South Pole, and one hundred years later, Ruzesky followed his footsteps all the way to Antarctica himself. […]

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