On Wednesday, March 19, the University of British Colubmia's Green College hosts authors Jonathan Ball (Clockfire, The Politics of Knives) and Natalie Simpson (Thrum) at the latest installment of their ongoing 'Play Chthonics' reading series.
What does the city tell us about our communities and our lives? Shawn Micallef (author of Stroll and the forthcoming Exploded Views book The Trouble with Brunch), Track Toronto music specialist Chloe Doesburg and award-winning NFB producer Gerry Flahive shed light on the complex nature of Toronto's appeal in a scintillating conversation that will be highlighted by stunning visuals.
We hope you'll join us for the launch of Sina Queyras's hotly anticipated new poetry collection, MxT. A lineup of some of the city's best poets will be joining Queyras to help her launch it in her old hometown of Vancouver.
Paul Dutton (Aurealities) is 70 this year, and to mark the milestone, musicians, writers, and performers from around the world will gather in person and by video to be part of a special night celebrating one of Canada's most dynamic pioneers in the literary and sonic arts.
There's an entire world of literature to be read, and thank goodness for the brilliant translators who make that world available to us. In anticipation of The Sleepworker's October release, all of our currently available French-to-English titles will be discounted on our website by 40% (!) until the end of August.
Lisa Robertson's Cinema of the Present is featured in Publishers Weekly's Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2014! The list is picked by PW's reviews editors and pulled from a Fall Announcements issue with more than 14,000 titles. To see what other new releases are being buzzed about, you can have a look at the rest of the list here.
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