Gary Barwin sat down with Torontoist this week to discuss his creative process, his plans for the future and The Porcupinity of the Stars.

'Torontoist: How did it feel when the final galleys arrived at your door?

Please join us on Thursday, September 9, 2010 to celebrate at our annual Wayzgoose! Throughout the age of the printed word, the Wayzgoose has been an entertainment given by a master printer to his workmen each summer's end (when the season of working by candlelight began). At the Coach House Wayzgoose, friends and readers can visit the Coach House, take self-guided tours of the premises, have a few refreshments, peruse the book table and hobnob with authors, publishing figures and neighbourhood locals.

This fall participating independent booksellers across the country will be featuring a selection of titles from a handful of Literary Press Group publishers in their 'Handmade Campaign.'

On Wednesday, August 18, The Bookshelf in Guelph hosted a media launch for the 2010 Eden Mills Writers' Festival, featuring Nino Ricci (The Origin of Species), Cordelia Strube (Lemon), Alexandra Leggatt (Animal) and Susan Holbrook (

Poet Laura Mullen recently recorded Rachel Zolf reading from her most recent book of poetry, Neighbour Procedure.

Click here to watch Zolf read 'Neighbour Procedure,' and here to see her reading of 'L'amiral cherche une maison à louer.'

The shortlist for the 2010 Toronto Arts Foundation Awards, celebrating artists, cultural professionals and arts supporters who have made outstanding contributions to Toronto’s artistic and cultural life, were announced today, and Coach House author RM Vaughan (Troubled, The Monster Trilogy)

Cordelia Strube's Lemon was reviewed on The Keepin' It Real Book Club's Books in 140 Seconds and they really liked it!

'a really smart book ... the teenage years become a battlefield, and Lemon is a survivor'

Click here to watch the episode.

Matthew Tierney (The Hayflick Limit) spoke with Linda Besner of Maisonneuve about the theory of relativity, Paul Muldoon and being marooned in your own head.

Coach House titles are now available on Kobo!

That's right, you can now purchase Coach House ebooks through global eBook retailer Kobo. Only a couple dozen Coach House titles are currently available through Kobo, but you can start downloading titles as diverse as Golda Fried's Nellcott Is My Darling, Darren O'Donnell's Social Acupuncture and Nicole Brossard's Fences in Breathing immediately.

Claudia Dey (Stunt) recently discussed her writing process on the Writers' Confessions series.