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Corey Redekop (Shelf Monkey) wrote an article for Branta, the Goose Lane Editions blog, discussing Canada Reads and a few books he would love to see make the list.

In celebration of the publication of kevin mcpherson eckhoff's Rhapsodomancy, Coach House has provided a handy history (in comic strip form) of Unifon, one of the alphabets used to creative effect in Rhapsodomancy's visual poetry.

View the whole illustrated pamphlet in the Coach House gallery, Unifon: The Alphabet of the Future.

Good news announced for Guy Maddin and his book, My Winnipeg, one of five titles shortlisted for the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award!

Coach House author Michael Blouin (Chase and Haven) has been shortlisted for a CBC Literary Award for his poem 'fidelity.' Congratulations to all shortlisted authors!

Jeramy Dodds (Crabwise to the Hounds) was interviewed in the Fall 2009 issue of CV2:

Starting Wednesday, March 10, you can hear from the man who started it all at the AGO. In March, Coach House Press founder and master printer Stan Bevington will begin an ongoing series of weekly conversations at Toronto's Art Gallery of Ontario. As part of the AGO's innovative exhibit, 'Canadian Art in the 1960s and 1970s through the lens of Coach House Press,' Bevington will take up residence in the exhibit space every Wednesday night, between 7 and 8 p.m.

March is a special month. Not only was it the first month in the ancient Roman calendar, it is also host to two — count 'em, two — featured titles on the Coach House website: Rachel Zolf's Neighbour Procedure and Carla Gunn's Amphibian!

Judith Fitzgerald of The Globe and Mail's In Other Words has posted a list of 'the top dozen single-author single-volume works published during The Doughty Noughties (1999-2009) in the order of votes received for each,' and Susan Holbrook's Joy Is So Exhausting is on it!

In her latest post to the Poetry Foundation blog, Sina Queyras credits Prismatic Publics with 'igniting discussion, inspiring new work, and ... ultimately creating a road map for the work to carry on.'

Read the whole entry here.

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