'For librarians who come to San Francisco / Coach House Books will be a love-in there / In the streets of San Francisco / Gentle people with books in their bags.'
Coach House Books is thrilled to announce that we'll be at ALA this year, and you can find us at in the Consortium Books & Sales Distribution (CBSD) aisle at booth #1304. We may or may not have flowers in our hair.
Damian Rogers (Dear Leader) is a featured reader at the Dorothy Wordsworth Canada Day Poetry Party, hosted at The Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere, in the United Kingdom on July 1st. This is the final event in the Knowledge Exchange fellowship series, developing links between the literary communities in Toronto and the North West, funded by the Lancaster University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Enterprise Centre.
Huge congratulations to Brecken Hancock, who is a finalist for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry for Broom Broom!
Winners will be announced June 17, 2015. There will be a public reading by many of the Trillium finalists in the Toronto Reference Library's Bram & Bluma Appel Salon on June 16. There's no admission fee, and you can register here.
This morning at Coach House we're all giving Brecken Hancock a great big group hug and want you all to join us in congratulating her on her big win last night. Her first poetry collection, Broom Broom, won the 2015 Language Trillium Book Award for Poetry (English Language), which comes with a $10,000 cash prize.
The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts has awarded Coach House's own Jordan Tannahill the 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Award, a prize that celebrates excellence in Toronto theatre, dance and opera. The ceremony was held Monday evening (June 22nd) at the Harbourfront Centre, where 50 prizes in total were awarded to members of Toronto's vibrant performing arts scene.
Since our founding in 1965, Coach House has been committed to printing and publishing innovative poetry of the highest quality. With that mandate in mind, we want to make sure we're doing all that we can to share our poets' work with you!
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.