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
Happy April, Coach House friends! Some guy may have thought it cruel, but we're pretty sure that if he had known about National Poetry Month he'd have been into it — we sure are! In fact, to celebrate National Poetry Month, for the month of April we're discounting all of our backlist poetry titles by 30% (so everything but our three recently launched Spring 2014 poetry titles).
Poet Sina Queyras, whose new collection MxT launched this spring, discusses form, critical discourse, and the state of Canadian poetry with fellow poet Adam Sol in the April 2014 issue of Quill & Quire.
Coach House Books is putting the 'CH' in 'Kaffeeklatsch' this year. Starting in February, our coffee room will host a monthly Coach House Kaffeeklatsch! Not so much writers' workshops (there are already plenty of excellent writing workshops in Toronto) but talks and conversations with publishers and authors about the more practical aspects of being a writer and working in book publishing.
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.