June 24, 2016
The In Character Interview with Dawn Green
Bennett Ryan led her basketball team to a State championship at her old school, but after her mother's new job forces her to transfer to Riverside High, she finds herself playing alongside her former ...
June 23, 2016
Kevin Hardcastle & Soraya Peerbaye Win 2016 Trillium Book Awards
Open Book is thrilled to announce that our own Kevin Hardcastle, Open Book Toronto's Assistant Editor, has won the $20,000 2016 Trillium Book Award for his debut short fiction collection, Debris (Biblioasis). ...
June 22, 2016
The WAR Series: Writers as Readers, with Soraya Roberts
ECW Press' Pop Classics series is a quirky pop culture-obsessed line of short and sweet books that offer cultural commentary that is equally parts witty and insightful. Delving into film, television, ...
June 17, 2016
The Dirty Dozen, with Iain Reid
Iain Reid's debut novel I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Simon & Schuster Canada) is already gathering rave reviews. Known for his non-fiction, Reid is dipping into long form fiction for the first time ...
June 16, 2016
Q&A: Where Life, Art, Childhood, and Nadia Bozak Intersect
Always trust your editor, she reads your words, your inner thoughts – she knows you well. That’s why, when my editor handed me a copy of Nadia Bozak’s newest book, Thirteen Shells, (“I don’t ...
June 15, 2016
The Lucky Seven Interview, with Katja Lee and Lorraine York
Celebrity Culture has always fascinated the general public, and Canadian fan boys and girls are no exception. Whatever your genre or medium, from politics to film, there are always those figures who fascinate.Katja ...
June 14, 2016
Submitted by kevin on June 14, 2016 - 1:26pmI spent the last three weeks in a writing room with some of the most talented comedy writers I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting.One of the most exciting ...
June 10, 2016
On Writing, with James Laxer
Three men shaped one of the most influential decades of North American history. John A. Macdonald, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson, each an icon in his own right, all contributed in ways that are ...
June 09, 2016
A Poet, a Novelist and a Toddler Enter a Room
Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be one of those literary power couples, talent just oozing from their pores, words pouring from their pens, seemingly effortlessly? Meaghan Strimas & Nathan ...
June 09, 2016
The Proust Questionnaire, with Andrew Sullivan
Andrew Sullivan's debut novel, Waste, comes on the heels of his widely-praised short story collection, All We Want Is Everything. Waste (Dzanc Books), has been praised as "a gut-punch to the soul", "a ...