January 27, 2021
Read an Story from Sea Loves Me, Newly Translated Short Fiction from Booker Prize Nominated Writer Mia Couto
The praise for Mozambican writer Mia Couto's literary talent is so enthusiastic it's almost overwhelming to summarize. With outlets from the Wall Street Journal to Vanity Fair (not to mention the Booker ...
January 18, 2021
Contest - Anansi Asks: So You Want to Talk About the World? Enter to Win Books That Will Keep You in the Know
In addition to their award winning poetry and fiction programme, House of Anansi Press is known for publishing boundary-pushing, innovative, and future-focused nonfiction. And they want to continue the ...
January 13, 2021
Excerpt: Josée Boileau Exposes Quebec's Dark Response to December 6 in Because They Were Women: The Montreal Massacre
Josée Boileau's Because They Were Women: The Montreal Massacre (Second Story Press, translated by Chantal Bilodeau) takes readers back to one of Canada's darkest days to memorialize the the fourteen ...
January 12, 2021
Read an Excerpt from Edem Awumey's Electric Novel of Love and Resistance, Mina Among the Shadows
Edem Awumey's Mina Among the Shadows (Mawenzi House, translated from French by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott) is the newest offering from the Quebec-based author whose books have attracted accolades ...
July 23, 2019
Excerpt: Glimpse into Audrée Wilhelmy's Stunning and Mysterious Novel The Body of the Beasts
The strange, dark, and beautiful world of Audrée Wilhelmy's The Body of the Beasts (House of Anansi Press, translated by Susan Ouriou) is an utterly captivating one. In the novel, the Borya family ...