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Jen Currin's poem "A Week of Silence" (from School) will appear on Vancouver buses this year! Bored BC commuters: your prayers have been answered.

The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC) produces a collection of poetry car cards and transit shelter ads each year, which feature the work of BC-authored and Canadian-published poets. Big congrats to Jen!

 

We're pleased to share this spellbinding Janey's Arcadia film with you, directed by author Rachel Zolf.

Edited by Aleesa Cohene with sound design and composition by Radiodress, the film superimposes National Film Board scenes of colonial life with Rachel's reading of three of her poems, "Janey's Hospitality," "Janey Settler's Pastoral Oasis," and "Face to Face." A detailed description of the film follows:

September 21, 2014 — Coach House is saddened by the news that playwright and actor Linda Griffiths died early Sunday morning in Toronto, from cancer. She was 60 years old.

Publishers Weekly has published a gorgeous full-page Signature review of Lisa Robertson's Cinema of the Present, calling the book "a magnificent testament to the eroticism of thought." 

Does your reading list make the grade? We're offering 30% off some A+, could-be-school-related titles until September 25th.

Great news: David O'Meara's A Pretty Sight is a finalist for the Archibald Lampman Award! Congrats, David!

Each year, Arc Poetry Magazine honours Ottawa poets. Arc is proud to present the three 2014 finalists for the Archibald Lampman Award for the outstanding book of poetry by a National-Capital area author. Also featured are winners of the Brebner Prize competition, which honours emerging poets in the Ottawa area. The readings will take place at Pressed, 750 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, Ontario at 7:30pm on Thursday, October 9.

Join us at the inaugural High Park Reading Festival in Toronto on Saturday, September 6th! A gaggle of our poets (that's the collective noun, right?) will be reading.

We're feeling pretty electric about the launch of All Lit Up, the new online hub for discovering, buying and collecting Canadian literature.

We have good news for lonely walls: Canadian artist duo Hadley+Maxwell have produced a beautiful set of eight posters inspired by Lisa Robertson's Cinema of the Present. We're extending the Cinema love by offering the whole set of eight posters for $40

Wow. Much merCH. Such deals.