May 25, 2020
Between the Lines Releasing COVID-19 Essay Anthology 'Sick of the System'
Looking for some thoughtful perspective and productive solutions during our current pandemic? Between the Lines has got you covered!The Toronto-based radical indie publisher has announced the surprise ...
May 14, 2020
Trillium Book Awards Announce 2020 Shortlist
The Trillium Book Awards announced their shortlist Tuesday. Created to recognize exceptional English and French literature and poetry from Ontario, this year the prizes will feature a category for Poetry ...
May 13, 2020
Lucky Seven: James Wilt's New Book Examines Public Transportation's Failings and Possibilities
In cities across North America, public transportation is an essential part of day-to-day life. For many citizens commuting to work, heading to doctor's appointments, or simply running errands, government-funded ...
May 12, 2020
Kids Club: Craig Battle Explores Competition and Friendship in His New Book
Trouble is once again brewing at Camp Avalon in author Craig Battle's newest book Camp Average: Double Foul (Owlkids), the second in his Camp Average middle-grade series.After last summer's baseball victory, ...
May 11, 2020
Canadian Authors Discuss Pandemic Life in New Kobo/West End Phoenix Collaboration
Rakuten Kobo and Toronto community newspaper West End Phoenix have announced the arrival of Telegrams from Home, a three-volume eBook series featuring prominent Canadian authors as they reflect upon life ...
May 05, 2020
Writers As Readers: May 2020 Writer-in-Residence Derek Mascarenhas on His Favourite Books
Told through seventeen linked short stories, Toronto author Derek Mascarenhas' debut Coconut Dreams (Book*hug) traces the lives of a South Asian family through a series of shifting voices and timelines, ...
May 04, 2020
May Contest: Win a 3-Pack of Books from Crossfield Publishing!
Mother's Day is coming up fast, and in honour of the day, Crossfield Publishing and Open Book are partnering to give away a 3-pack of their best-selling books to two lucky winners!The winning contestants ...
May 04, 2020
Eden Mills Writers Festival to Host Six Months of Online Literary Events
While this year's edition of the Eden Mills Writers Festival may not be happening in its traditional form, the organizers have announced their plans to host a series of online literary events running ...
April 29, 2020
A Changing Landscape: FOLD Authors Talk Diversity, The Writing Life, and Favourite Reads
The Festival of Literary Diversity (popularly known as FOLD) has been bringing together creators from diverse and underrepresented communities world-wide since its inception in 2016. Held during the first ...
April 27, 2020
CCBC Announces Robert Munsch's Mortimer for TD Grade One Book Giveaway
This September, Canadian Grade One students will each receive a copy of Robert Munsch's classic Mortimer (Annick Press) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the TD Grade One Book Giveaway.The Canadian ...