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.

Maclean's Magazine's Brian Bethune profiled André Alexis as part of the publication's series on the work and artistic process of the five Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists.

When Carl Dair received a year grant from the Royal Society of Canada to apprentice at the famous Enschede type foundry in 1956, he wrote back frequently to his friends in Canada telling them of the places he went and the people he saw throughout Europe. These letters were saved and are known as his "Epistles to the Torontonians."

Ben Ladouceur, author of last spring's Otter, is a finalist for the 2015 bpNichol Chapbook Award! He is nominated for Lime Kiln Quay Road (above/ground press), and in the company of Nelson Ball, Jason Christie, Phil Hall, Matt Rader and Lissa Wolsak.

Congrats, Ben!

Despite last night's historic loss, the Toronto Blue Jays aren't the only ones planning to go deep this week: we've got a deep discount on all baseball titles. As long as the Toronto Blue Jays are in the playoffs, you can pick up our baseball-themed books for $10 each!

Christian Bök's 2001 Eunoia didn't just win the most prestigious poetry prize in the world, it inspired Denise Fujiwara of Fujiwara Dance Interventions to choreograph a multi-media dance adaptation of the book.