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November 29, 2013 — The cover for Jon Paul Fiorentino's latest collection, Quill & Quire (December 2013).

The cover, designed by Coach House's own Evan Munday and Fiorentino, reflects the book's engagement with pedagogy and received information.

November 29, 2013 — In an interview for The Walrus Natalie Zina Walschots spoke to playwright Nicolas Billon about his collection of plays Fault Lines: Greenland — Iceland — Faroe Islands, which recently won the Governor General's Award for Drama:

November 25, 2013 — In the new issue of Lemon Hound, David O'Meara spoke to Alex Porco about being a 'civic-minded poet,' the politics of publishing and his use of the rhapsode figure in A Pretty Sight:

November 22, 2013 — Tamara Faith Berger's erotic coming-of-age novel Maidenhead, which won the Believer Book Award and was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award, can add another notch to its bedpost: it's been shortlisted for the 2013 ReLit Awards in the Novel category!

November 18, 2013 — Françoise Mouly, the subject of Jeet Heer's new book In Love with Art: Françoise Mouly's Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman, is interviewed by the Los Angeles Review of Books. Mouly talks to Sarah Boxer about being a trailblazer for women in the field of comics and the difference between creating books and being the subject of one:

November 13, 2013 — Fault Lines: Greenland – Iceland – Faroe Islands, a book of three plays by Nicolas Billon, was named the winner of the 2013 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama, at a ceremony held November 13 at Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto.

November 12, 2013 — Here's another hit of breaking news related to Toronto's beleaguered mayor: Edward Keenan's Some Great Idea: Good Neighbourhoods, Crazy Politics and the Invention of Toronto, which chronicles Toronto's shifting urban politics under three very different mayors (Mel Lastman, David Miller and Rob Ford), has been shortlisted for the 2013 Speaker's Book Award, presented by the Honourable Dave Levac, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.