September 09, 2021
Anosh Irani, Author of Masterpiece One-Man Show, Buffoon, on His Life and Process as a Playwright
Anosh Irani is one of Canada's most treasured and exciting playwrights and novelists, with his past work landing him on numerous award lists, including the Governor General's Literary Awards and the ...
August 31, 2021
September 2021 Writer-in-Residence Angélique Lalonde Explores "Home" in Her Dazzling Debut Story Collection
Journey Prize winner Angélique Lalonde's short fiction has been praised as evoking the feeling of a "contemporary classic". Her stories, with their humour, wisdom, and insight, showcase a writer who ...
August 11, 2021
Read an Excerpt from Debut Novelist Pamela Korgemagi's The Hunter and the Old Woman, Featuring a Literal Cougar as Its Protagonist
Pamela Korgemagi's debut novel The Hunter and the Old Woman (House of Anansi Press) features a protagonist unlike almost any other. The titular Old Woman is not a woman at all — she's a cougar, living ...
July 20, 2021
"Creative Exploration, Risk-Taking, and Fun" Alix Ohlin on Her Lifelong Love Affair with the Short Story
Alix Ohlin's hotly anticipated new collection of stories, We Want What We Want (House of Anansi), shows the Giller Prize nominated writer in fantastic form, with strange, beautiful, sharp stories filling ...
June 29, 2021
"It’s a Real-Life, Present Day Dystopia" Ed O'Loughlin on His Chilling New Fin Tech-Inspired Thriller
In his fourth novel, This Eden, Irish Canadian writer Ed O'Loughlin goes big: a tech-driven thriller with global stakes, This Eden is wonderfully creepy and just a little too believable for comfort. ...
June 01, 2021
Ian Hamilton on Digging Deep into Family Stories & Secrets for His Compelling New Novel, Bonnie Jack
Ian Hamilton, known for his two beloved series, the Ava Lee mysteries and their companion Uncle Chow Tung books, is branching out to new territory with a stand-alone novel that delves deep into a family's ...
May 28, 2021
Jack Wang Awarded Writers' Union Danuta Gleed Literary Award for His Stunning Story Collection We Two Alone
Jack Wang's debut story collection We Two Alone (House of Anansi Press) made waves as soon as it was published, with Wang widely praised for his authentic, gripping, and finely rendered depictions of ...
April 19, 2021
Poetry Month Contest! Win Anansi's Powerhouse Spring List: Mary Germaine, Bardia Sinaee, & Steven Heighton
April is National Poetry Month and thanks to the good folks at House of Anansi Press, we get to offer one lucky reader a prize pack of some of the most exciting new poetry in Canada! Though the pandemic ...
March 23, 2021
Dans le Sac Founders Laurie Barrette & Stéphanie Mandrea Prove a Zero Waste Lifestyle is Beautiful in Their New Book, Minimal
After more than a year of being largely confined to our homes, a lot of people are thinking about their lifestyle and surroundings, and how they can impact both their own mental health and the planet.So ...
March 19, 2021
"I Adore Their Fortitude, Ferocity, Verve, and Heart" Christy Ann Conlin on Her Past Characters Returning in Her Gripping New Novel
Coming off the success of her 2019 short story collection (not to mention her two widely-praised novels that preceded it), Christy Ann Conlin is back this season with The Speed of Mercy (House of ...