events & interviews

a general bibliography. find out about upcoming events nina jane drystek is participating in. read or listen to interviews. learn about past performances. browse through articles written by, about or including nina jane.

upcoming events

to be announced

latest articles & interviews

listen to nina jane drystek perform and talk about a:of:in with Ellen Chang-Richardson as part of the Gap Riot Season Seven Launch Party

listen to nina jane drystek interview Sarah Burgoyne about her poetry collection Because the Sun for the Ottawa International Writers Festival

read simulacrum press feature about the knewro suite recordings, june 2020

read about the launch of Riverbed Reading Series in Apt 613, may 2020

read “six questions with nina jane drystek” on the Chaudiere Books Blog, april 2020

listen to nina jane’s interview with Amanda Earl on the Small Machine Talks, august 2019

past performances

Lit Live Reading Series
January 5, 2023, King W Books, Hamilton alongside Adam Sol, Khashayar Mohammadi, Sheila Murray, Michael Fraser and Maureen Paxton

Cosmic Chemistry: Performances After The Baroness
June 25, 2022, Dominion Chalmers, Ottawa, ON

House Party Poetry Series #2
feature reader alongside Manahil Bandukwala, Frances Boyle & Natalie Hanna
online, august 2020

MCND: an evening of poetry and performance
feature reader alongside Manahil Bandukwala, Conyer Clayton & Deanna Radford
montreal, september 2019

Canthius Austerity Reading & BBQ
feature reader alongside feature Jennifer Baker, Conyer Clayton, Sanita Fejzić & natalie hanna
ottawa, july 2019

Quatuor Gualuor: original scores
Tree Reading Series – group performance with Conyer Clayton, jw curry & Alastair Larwill
ottawa, october 2018

Sawdust Reading Series
feature reader
ottawa, july 2018

Messaggio Galore takes XV: Quatuor Gualuor
a performance of scores by The Four Horseman and Owen Sound by Conyer Clayton, jw curry, nina jane drystek & Chris Johnson & Alastair Larwill
various locations, spring 2018
The Array Space – Toronto
Common Ground Art Gallery – Windsor
Ottawa International Writers Festival – Ottawa

Tree Reading Series – Hot Ottawa Voices
lineup featuring Hoa Nguyen read alongside Tree’s 2017 Hot Ottawa Voices: nina jane drystek, Sarah MacDonell & Robin McLachlan
ottawa, june 2017

miscellany – contributions, articles, interviews, reviews

check out nina jane’s reflections on poems shortlisted for Arc Poetry Magazine’s Poem of the Year

on Alison Braid’s “Desire Lines” (2019)
on Sophie Anne Edwards’ “Interview with a spawning salmon on the kagawong river” (2018)
on Laura Matwichuk’s “Fuji Baby” (2017)

read rob mclennan’s thoughts on the knewro suite published by Simulacrum Press, fall 2019

read rob mclennan’s thoughts on “in a candelit room room” published in Coven Editions’ Grimoire, fall 2019

read nina jane’s review of Jake Kennedy’s Merz Structure No. 2 Burnt by Children at Play for Arc Poetry Magazine