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Special Feature: Kate Hilton on the Authors for Indies Road Show
If you love bookstores -- getting lost in the stacks and shelves and feeling the magic of a well-curated shop full of stories -- you won't want to miss Authors for Indies Day. The program, which takes ...
20 hours ago
Lisa Richter on Poetry Exercises
Today I feature Lisa Richter in my series on poets and writing exercises. Lisa Richter's first full-length collection of poetry, Closer to Where We Began, was recently published by Tightrope Books. Her ...
one day ago
The FOLD 2017: Talking with Guest Author Kamal Al-Solaylee
Author Jael Richardson, in observing the unbalanced lineups at many literary festivals, founded the The Festival of Literary Diversity (The FOLD) to celebrate diverse voices and stories in Canadian ...
one day ago
Open History - Ottawa and Empire: Canada and the Military Coup in Honduras
Our Open History series continues with Ottawa and Empire, from Between the Lines.Read on after the following description for a Q & A with the author.Ottawa and Empire (from Between the Lines):In ...
April 23, 2017
Phoebe Wang on Poetry Exercises
Today's post on poets and poetry prompts features Toronto-based writer and educator Phoebe Wang. She was the 2015 Grand Prize winner of the Prism International Poetry Prize and her debut collection of ...
April 22, 2017
Gary Barwin on Poetry Exercises
My latest installment in this series on poets' relationships to writing exercises features Gary Barwin. Gary is a writer, musician, and multimedia artist and the author of 21 books of poetry and fiction. ...
April 21, 2017
The Entitled Interview, with Jamie Sharpe
Jamie Sharpe's Dazzle Ships (ECW Press) uses as its title one of the most interesting historical examples of art and design being used creatively. Dazzle Ships, used mostly during the First World War, ...
April 20, 2017
Domenica Martinello on Poetry Exercises
The next writer featured in my series on poetry exercises is Domenica Martinello. She's a writer from Montréal, Québec, and is the author of the poetry chapbook Interzones (2015). She is also an interviews ...
April 20, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Jesse Ruddock
Athlete, musician, and writer -- Jesse Ruddock isn't easily pinned down or defined. Much like her debut novel, Shot-Blue (Coach House Books), which has drawn comparisons to Winter's Bone in its sparseness ...
April 19, 2017
In Praise of Those Who Publish Nothing
Like many of my time zone, I spent the night of November 9th with my smartphone on the same pillow as my head, awakening every now and again to check, and get my mind around, the news. I also had very ...