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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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Susan Sanford Blades Wins ReLit Award
Susan Sanford Blades Wins ReLit Award

Susan Sanford Blades’ novel, Fake It So Real (Nightwood Editions, $21.95), has won a 2021 ReLit Award in the Novel category, a prestigious national award highlighting indie publishers that was conceived as a...

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Four Nightwood Books Shortlisted for the 2019 ReLit Awards
Four Nightwood Books Shortlisted for the 2019 ReLit Awards

Forty books have been shortlisted for the 2019 ReLit Awards, and four excellent Nightwood books are among them. Difficult People by Catriona Wright is shortlisted in the short fiction category. What Your Han...

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2021 Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist
2021 Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist

The East Side of It All by Joseph Dandurand and Pluviophile by Yusuf Saadi have been shortlisted for the 2021 Griffin Poetry Prize!

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BC and Yukon Book Prizes’ 2021 Finalists
BC and Yukon Book Prizes’ 2021 Finalists

The finalists of this year’s BC and Yukon Book Prizes have been announced, and we’re very happy to see two books from Nightwood Editions on the list. Fake It So Real by Susan Sanford Blades is a finalist for...

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League of Canadian Poets' 2021 Book Awards Longlists
League of Canadian Poets' 2021 Book Awards Longlists

We are thrilled to see three Nightwood poets have been longlisted for the League of Canadian Poets’ annual book awards: Pluviophile by Yusuf Saadi is longlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award; Body...

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In the Yukon News: The Pit by Tara Borin
In the Yukon News: The Pit by Tara Borin

Tara Borin’s debut poetry collection, The Pit, has been featured in the Yukon News! Borin’s collection finds its setting in the Yukon’s oldest and longest-running bar, where they have worked on and off since...

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Review: The Whole Singing Ocean by Jessica Moore

Jessica Moore’s poetry book The Whole Singing Ocean has been reviewed by Publishers Weekly! They write, “Readers will find this a fascinating and occasionally uneasy collection that captures the friction in ...

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Ian Waddell (1942–2021)
Ian Waddell (1942–2021)

Nightwood Editions is shocked and saddened about the passing of Ian Waddell.

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Gary Steeves (1950-2020)
Gary Steeves (1950-2020)

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Gary Steeves.

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Jean Marc Ah-Sen shortlisted for prestigious Toronto Book Awards
Jean Marc Ah-Sen shortlisted for prestigious Toronto Book Awards

In the Beggarly Style of Imitation has been named a finalists for the awards that acknowledge books of exceptional literary merit.

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Graeme Truelove Shortlisted for the Ottawa Book Awards
Graeme Truelove Shortlisted for the Ottawa Book Awards

Un-Canadian: Islamophobia in the True North has been shortlisted in the English Non-Fiction category.

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