Archive for March, 2014

Christian McPherson at the Prince Edward County Authors’ Festival

March 27, 2014

Laugh it up with Nightwood author Christian McPherson at a special Giggles & Grins humour night at the Prince Edward County Authors’ Festival in Picton, Ontario this April! The event will take place at Books & Company (289 Main Street, Picton, ON) on April 11, starting with mingling time, beer, cider and pretzels at 7pm, […]

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Laisha Rosnau launches Pluck on the West Coast

March 21, 2014

Bestselling author Laisha Rosnau has a new book of poetry out with Nightwood Editions, and she will be on the West Coast giving a series of readings. Pluck is a collection that takes on issues of sexulity, female vulnerability and parenthood with delicacy and intent. Rosnau often uses animal imagery to expose the primal innocence […]

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Tim Bowling shortlisted for City of Edmonton Book Prize

March 20, 2014

Tim Bowling’s latest book, Selected Poems, was shortlisted for the 2014 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize this week. This is the eighth time Bowling has been nominated for this particular award. Bowling—originally from Ladner, BC, and now living in Edmonton—is no stranger to book awards. His work has garnered numerous prizes and honours, including […]

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Renée Sarojini Saklikar Nominated for Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

March 12, 2014

Congratulations to Renée Sarojini Saklikar, who has been nominated for the BC Book Prizes’, Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for her poetry collection children of air india. This award acknowledges the achievements of British Columbia authors of poetry. children of air india is a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within […]

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