André Alexis joined Paul Kennedy at CBC's Ideas to discuss the philosophy of love, language, God, identity and poetry in Fifteen DogsYou can stream the interview here

We know that Valentine's Day is supposed to be a holiday for lovers, but who can you love if you can't love yourself first? This year we want to encourage you to practice some real self-love.

Treat yourself to a new book between now and February 14th and we'll give you 25% off AND send you special self-love Valentine dedicated to guess who? YOU!

We are sending out a hearty congratulations to Sina Queyras whose profound book MxT won the 2015 ReLit Award for Poetry! 

The most recent titles by Ken Babstock (On Malice), Jen Currin (School), Brecken Hancock (Broom Broom) and Sina Queyras (MxT) appear on the 2015 ReLit Award 'long shortlist' for poetry, announced on December 31.

Stacey May Fowles writes of her year in reading 'books that have been slightly overlooked ...

Calling The Xenotext: Book 1 one of the Best Books of 2015, the Quill & Quire gushes that Christian Bök's latest marvel is '[u]nquestionably the most audacious book of poetry released this year.'

Ranking Fifteen Dogs in the #2 spot on their list of the Top 99 Books of 2015, the National Post says of Alexis's much-awarded novel:

CBC Books has named David McGimpsey's Asbestos Heights one of the 75 Best Books of 2015, a collection in which the 'GG-nominated Montreal poet takes the skewering of poetry cliches to new heights ... Absurd and hilarious.'

Access absurdity and hilarity here.