November 25, 2019
Special Feature: Book*hug Press
On November 2, 2019, a throng of enthusiastic word nerds gathered at Harbourfront Centre to toast Book*hug Press on its fifteenth anniversary. It was an appropriate venue in which to celebrate, given ...
June 18, 2019
All Booked Up - Pivot Reading Series
The roots of Pivot Readings stretch back to 1998, when poet Paul Vermeersch started a fiction and poetry reading series in Toronto’s adorably dilapidated I.V. Lounge. When that venue closed in 2008, ...
October 06, 2017
Special Feature: Dundurn Press
Words and Photos by Elyse Friedman. In 1972, Kirk Howard was a young man living in Sarnia and teaching Canadian studies. He noticed a dearth of homegrown books to use in his history and literature classes, ...
June 02, 2017
Special Feature: Coach House Books
One evening every September, a back laneway in Toronto fills with writers, artists, publishers and other bookish types. They gather at the annual Coach House Books Wayzgoose to raise a glass to one of ...