Archive for October, 2015

children of air india inspires music production

October 20, 2015

Poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s award-winning book of poetry, children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections (2013), has inspired Irish composer Jurgen Simpson to create an epic production of music, voice, poetry and visual projections. This work, supplemented by the composer’s extensive research into Air India Flight 182, will be performed by the Turning Point […]

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Bren Simmers shortlisted for 2015 City of Vancouver Award!

October 13, 2015

Congratulations to Bren Simmers! Her collection Hastings-Sunrise (Nightwood Editions, 2015), has been shortlisted for the 2015 City of Vancouver Book Award! Since 1989, the annual City of Vancouver Book Award has been recognizing authors of excellence of any genre who contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver’s history, unique character, or the achievements of its […]

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Kayla Czaga receives Governor General’s Award Nomination!

October 7, 2015

Kayla Czaga’s debut poetry collection, For Your Safety Please Hold On (Nightwood Editions, 2014), has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award in the Poetry category! Since 1937, the Governor General’s Award has honoured the best in Canadian literature, with seven different categories for both English and French-language authors. All finalists receive $1,000, and the […]

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