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Carla Gunn's debut novel Amphibian has been nominated for an Evergreen Award, a prize given by the Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading Program. Kathleen Winter (Annabel), Anosh Irani (Dahanu Road), James W.

Jon Paul Fiorentino has been nominated for a CBC Bookie for Indexical Elegies, his latest book of poetry. Also nominated in the poetry category are Michael Lista (Bloom), Sharon McCartney (For and Against), Anne Carson (Nox) and Jim Johnstone (Patternicity).

Gary Barwin travelled to Calgary this fall to read from The Porcupinity of the Stars at the Flywheel Reading Series.

In case you missed the live, in-person performance, you can click here to watch clips of Gary's reading on his blog!

Coach House recently added dozens of ebooks to its online catalogue. Everything from The Martyrology to Stroll. And to raise awareness of our impressive list of ebooks, we're holding an Ebook Fire(wire) Sale this February!

Dorothy Ellen Palmer recently spoke to Catherine Whitnall of Peterborough This Week about adoption, growing up in the Kawarthas, and her novel When Fenelon Falls.

'"I first came up with the idea from the caged bear in Irondale," said Ms. Palmer. "And I had always wanted to write about the Rosedale area because my family had been going up there for close to 100 years."

The popular AGO exhibit, 'Canadian Art in the 1960s and 1970s through the lens of Coach House Press,' will close in early February.

If you've been putting off a visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario to see
this dizzying display of Coach-House-produced posters and prints, you've only got until February 16. The exhibit, showcasing the work of various Canadian artists and galleries of the era has taken up residence in the Signy Eaton Gallery on the AGO's second floor since 2009.

Gail Scott recently spoke to the Montreal Gazette's Mike Boone about The Obituary and her Montreal neighbourhood, Mile End.

'You can safely buy bagels or souvlaki without encountering one, but Gail Scott says there are ghosts in Mile End.

Cheapflights Canada has included Golda Fried's Nellcott Is My Darling in the In-Flight Reading section of their Montreal Travel Guide.

Click here to read the full list!

The Crow's Theatre production of Eternal Hydra returns to Toronto's Factory Theatre for a limited engagement from January 22 until February 13. Click here to check out the trailer!

Mark Medley has posted a list of the books he is most looking forward to reading in 2011 on the National Post's Afterword blog, and Suzette Mayr's Monoceros is on it!