August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm - Six Nations Public Library, 1679 Chiefswood Rd, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
Getting Published in CanadaPresented by the Ontario Book Publishers Organization and the Festival of Literary Diversity in partnership with the Six Nations Public Library
What does it take to have your book published in Canada? Meet three Canadian publishers: Renee K. Abram of Kegedonce Press, Naseem Hrab of Kids Can Press, and Hazel Millar of BookThug, and learn what ...
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Publishing the Unpublished
A closer look at an instigating moment in Canadian booksThe evening of June 22, Harbourfront Centre hosted a special International Festival of Authors event. Though the series is best known for presenting ...
August 16, 2017
Considering the Incomplete
I love to buy something then cut it in half. I did this recently with a product called the World’s Best Dishcloth and felt like a genius. Now I had two dishcloths and they were both the best dishcloth ...
August 10, 2017
“Considering the Book as Bi(bli)osphere,” an Interview with Gary Barwin
The writing of poet, composer, and recently Giller nominated novelist Gary Barwin has music to it that sounds like a gathering of organic materials, processed and released over and over until they sound ...
August 04, 2017
A few months ago I quit my safe, reliable customer service job at Starbucks to focus on writing. I’d just received a grant and I was ready to go full-throttle towards finally writing a book. Those last ...
July 31, 2017
An Interview with David O’Meara, organizer of the Plan 99 Reading Series
In the Manx Pub, a basement bar on Ottawa’s Elgin St., there’s a slim shelf of books – lots of poetry, but also some prose. The books are often browsed, often borrowed, and often returned. They’re ...
July 27, 2017
An Interview With Catriona Wright
“You start to realize just how culturally constructed ideas of the edible vs. inedible are."Among the themes poets tend to shy away from, gastronomy lives somewhere at the top alongside rent and debt. ...
July 19, 2017
Fifth Business; First-Person Shooter - Whither the Great Video Game Adaptation?
When an author mentions a book adaptation, the next question the author fields is invariably about casting. The book adaptation is assumed to be a film or television series. After all, books have provided ...
July 07, 2017
Here’s to Summer! - A Reading List
Usually when the warmer months of the year are upon us, our minds turn to all of that fun, relaxing reading we’ve been putting off. There’s just something about summer that makes us fantasize about ...
June 21, 2017
Meritocracy in a Pale World
Inevitably, I find myself having this conversation:“Why does there always have to be preference or segregation? We should all be judged together and that the best literature will naturally rise to the ...