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September 11, 2013 — Tamara Faith Berger (Maidenhead, Little Cat) spoke with CWILA (Canadian Women in the Literary Arts)'s Savanna Scott Leslie about how writing porn has influenced her writing, and the themes of teenage passivity and sexual freedom explored in Maidenhead:

September 6, 2013 — In advance of his Montreal book launch for Needs Improvement, Jon Paul Fiorentino talked to the Forget the Box blog about his writing process and the inspiration behind his latest poetry collection:

What inspires you generally, and more specifically when it came to writing Needs Improvement?

September 4, 2013 — One of the books on the Toronto Review of Books' list of 'much-anticipated, curious, or simply thrilling' titles out this fall is Margaret Christakos's latest poetry collection Multitudes:

August 27, 2013 — Sarah Liss, whose community history of Toronto icon Will Munro Army of Lovers is now available in bookstores, took Hazlitt magazine's Emily M. Keeler on a tour of her 'totally fake, staged' bookshelves, for their Shelf Esteem feature:

Website Forget the Box previewed the Montreal launch of Jon Paul Fiorentino's Needs Improvement with a part-review / part-interview. An excerpt follow. Read the full review for all the Fiorentino conversational goodness at Forget the Box:

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September 3, 2013 — Jon Paul Fiorentino, whose latest poetry collection Needs Improvement asks readers to reconsider our engagement with received information and the education system, takes over the National Post's Afterword blog this week as guest editor.

August 31, 2013 — The Salon fall books guide of the Saint John Telegraph Journal has a sneak peek at Matthew Heiti's The City Still Breathing, a northern gothic noir:

A graduate of University of New Brunswick’s MA creative writing program, Matthew Heiti has received a Short Grain
Fiction Prize and was co-nominated for a best original

August 30, 2013 — Tamara Faith Berger, author of Little Cat and Maidenhead sat down with Joyland's Emily Schultz to talk about Maidenhead's teenage protagonist, motherhood, and her biopic script about a Canadian new wave icon.

September 2, 2013 — 'I was very well-hidden in plain sight,' Françoise Mouly says of her role in the world of comics. The influential artist and New Yorker art director is the subject of a new book by Jeet Heer, In Love with Art, featured in the September 9 issue of Maclean's:

The September 2 issue of Publishers Weekly includes a starred review for Martin Vaughn-James's graphic novel cult classic The Cage, published by Coach House this fall:

'It is a masterpiece, demonstrating a level of skill and insight very few have even aspired to in the nearly 40 years since its initial publication ... this work is strongly recommended for every true fan of the graphic arts.'