June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and you know Coach House (unlike some mayors) is keen to celebrate that fact. Coach House has published some of Canada's finest queer writers for decades, but our June Marriage Equality Sale is a little bit different. Instead of focusing on our gay and lesbian writers, we're celebrating marriage equality.
It's June, which means it's also time for LGBTQ pride! And at Coach House, we couldn't be prouder to tell you that our June online sale features all our titles that involve LGBTQ themes at 20% off the cover price for all of June in our probably inappropriately titled Big Gay Sale! We hate to be crassly commercial about Pride -- it's an important celebration of the gay-pride movement -- but we also like to combine our politics with book discounts.
Jen Currin has been shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Award for The Inquisition Yours in the category of Lesbian Poetry. On Tuesday, April 26, she reads with many Lambda Award finalists at the San Francisco edition of the Lambda Awards Finalist Reading.
Lambda Literary Awards Finalist Reading: San Francisco Edition
Readings by Jen Currin and many Lambda Award finalists
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
Latino / Hispanic Meeting Room A & B
In the midst of Canadian rock icons The Tragically Hip’s final Canadian tour, poet and co-curator of the Basement RevueDamian Rogers spoke to Maclean's about frontman Gord Downie’s relationship to poetry – more specifically, why poets love him.
We're excited to announce that Emily M. Keeler will assume the role of series editor for the Exploded Views nonfiction series. Keeler, who takes over the series editor role originated by Jason McBride, is the founding editor of Little Brother, an award-winning literary magazine, and is formerly the books editor of Canada's National Post.
Reviewing Christian Bök's The Xenotext: Book 1 for American Scientist, Michael Leong calls the book 'at once rigorously scientific and rigorously literary.' He goes on to write that 'Bök's work is an important bridge not only between conservative formalists and cutting-edge conceptualists but between poetic and scientific communities.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council of the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Media Development Corporation for our publishing activities.