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Marion Quednau on ReLit Shortlist
Marion Quednau on ReLit Shortlist

Sunshine Coast author Marion Quednau has been recognized for her latest book by the ReLit Awards. Sunday Drive to Gunclub Road is on the shortlist in the 2022 Short Fiction category.

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Avenue of Champions book cover with Amazon First Novel Prize Award sticker
Conor Kerr a finalist for the First Novel Award

Nightwood Editions congratulates Conor Kerr, whose book, Avenue of Champions is a finalist for the $60,000 Amazon First Novel Award in the Adult Novel category. Established in 1976, the First Novel Award pro...

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Undoing Hours by Selina Boan wins 2022 Pat Lowther Memorial Award
Undoing Hours by Selina Boan wins 2022 Pat Lowther Memorial Award

The winners for the 2022 League of Canadian Poets Book Awards have been announced, and Selina Boan has won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for Undoing Hours.

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Creeland and Undoing Hours Shortlisted for League of Canadian Poets Book Awards
Creeland and Undoing Hours Shortlisted for League of Canadian Poets Book Awards

The shortlists for the 2022 League of Canadian Poets Book Awards have been announced, and Creeland by Dallas Hunt and Undoing Hours by Selina Boan have both been included.

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Ghosthawk and Pebble Swing shortlisted for BC and Yukon Book Awards
Ghosthawk and Pebble Swing shortlisted for BC and Yukon Book Awards

The shortlists for the 2022 BC and Yukon Book Prizes have been announced, and two Nightwood authors have been included. Matt Rader is shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for Ghosthawk (Nightwo...

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Creeland shortlisted for 2022 George Ryga Award
Creeland shortlisted for 2022 George Ryga Award

The 2022 Ryga Award shortlist has been announced, and Creeland by Dallas Hunt was included. Creeland is a poetry collection concerned with notions of home and the quotidian attachments we feel to those notio...

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Undoing Hours and Creeland Longlisted for League of Canadian Poets Book Awards
Undoing Hours and Creeland Longlisted for League of Canadian Poets Book Awards

The longlists for the 2022 League of Canadian Poets Book Awards have been announced, and we are delighted to share that two Nightwood poets have been included: Selina Boan, who is longlisted for the Pat Lo...

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Joseph Dandurand wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence
Joseph Dandurand wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence

Nightwood Editions would like to congratulate Joseph Dandurand, winner of the 2021 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, which recognizes a writer who has contributed significantly to the deve...

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jaye simpson a finalist for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize
jaye simpson a finalist for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize

The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced the finalists for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers on May 26, 2021. Vancouver poet jaye simpson—whose powerful debut collection of poetry, it was n...

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The book covers for Fresh Pack of Smokes and Fake it So Real are shown on a navy blue background. Fresh Pack of Smokes has a grey sky with a city scene and Fake It So Real has a sketch of a  person walking away on a tan background.
ReLit Awards: Nightwood earns 2 wins and 7 nominations

Last month, the ReLit Awards returned to celebrate 2021 titles and retroactively announce nominees and winners for the previous three years. Nightwood Editions is proud to announce that Cassandra Blanchard’s...

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jaye simpson shortlisted for 2021 Indigenous Voices Awards
jaye simpson shortlisted for 2021 Indigenous Voices Awards

On Saturday, May 1, the shortlist for the 2021 Indigenous Voices Awards was unveiled as part of the virtual Blue Metropolis Literary Festival in Montreal. jaye simpson's powerful debut collection of poetry, ...

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Cassandra Blanchard Wins ReLit Award
Cassandra Blanchard Wins ReLit Award

Cassandra Blanchard’s first book of poetry, Fresh Pack of Smokes (Nightwood Editions, $18.95), published in 2019, has won the 2020 ReLit Award for Poetry. Dissecting herself and the transient life she once k...

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