Let's give a big round of a-paws – André Alexis has been awarded the 2015 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize for Fifteen Dogs!

In a Magic 8 Q&A with CBC Books, Jordan Tannahill, author of Theatre of the Unimpressed, talks posthumous publications, literary crushes, the Bible, and masturbation.

Congrats to Rhonda Mullins on her GG win for her translation of Jocelyne Saucier's Twenty-One Cardinals!

Full coverage from the Montreal Gazette here.

Andy McGuire, on the origins of his debut book of poetry, Country Club (read the whole origin story on the IFOA website):

Amidst the 150 fiction writers, poets, essayists and graphic novelists who are attending the IFOA this year, the National Post's David Berry calls out the two major themes of the festival - poetry and Catalan authors - and comments that Christian Bök's The Xenotext: Book I, 'a poem in DNA

Richard Burnett from the Montreal Gazette profiles Jordan Tannahill, whose play Total Liquidation was just put on by the 2016 graduating class of the National Theatre School, under Tannahill's direction. The musical drama runs from October 20th to 24th.

A dispatch from the Vancouver Writers Fest, Nicole Brossard sat down with the Vancouver Sun to share advice for aspiring writers and tell us what is at stake in her latest book of poetry, Ardour

In short recent interview with Chatelaine Magazine, André Alexis talks Fifteen Dogs, procrastinating, and the two books that should be on your bedside table.