January 06, 2020
The Need for More Non-Traditional Mentorship in Canadian Publishing
When I was in school, the act of reading books was just that, reading books. I wasn’t categorizing them. I wasn’t thinking about publishing, editors, marketability, or whether or not a book was considered ...
September 24, 2019
Writers' Trust Announces Five-Finalist Shortlist for the Rogers Fiction Prize, Including Return Nominations for Alexis & Ohlin
Today the Writers' Trust of Canada announced the five authors who will vie for the prestigious, $50,000 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. The winner will be announced on November 5 at the Writers' ...
July 04, 2017
Vivek Shraya on New VS Books Imprint & Mentoring Emerging Writers
Vivek Shraya self-published her first book (which boasts one of our favourite titles), God Loves Hair, in 2010.In the seven years since then, her books have taken the literary world by storm, securing ...