News

The December 2009 issue of the Quill & Quire listed Carla Gunn's Amphibian as one of the 'overlooked books' of 2009 – a list of titles that, in a just world, would have been blockbuster bestsellers.

In their words:

Kate Hall's poems are 'profoundly perfect' and Susan Holbrook is a poet of 'Rabelaisian intensity' according to the latest Eye Weekly. Read the whole article here.

Code X by W. Mark Sutherland was originally published in 2001 by Coach House Books. Using state-of-the-art computer technology, it was a CD-ROM that turned your computer into a producer of poetry. It's been unavailable for a while, as the technology has since become obsolete.

In Other Words is the site blog for Globe Books. It is written by Peter Scowen and by guest bloggers from the literary world. In today's entry Judith Fitzgerald interviews Susan Holbrook (Joy Is So Exhausting)

The Walrus and Chatelaine love it, and so do McNally Robinson customers. Cordelia Strube's Lemon is now on the McNally Robinson bestseller list!

The Tasting Toronto bloggers were at the Edible City book launch on Sunday to listen to our panel of contributors and decorate a few cookies. Read the whole story here.

... well, partially.

In 2008, solar panels were installed on the rooftop of Coach House Press. And the panels provide partial power for the building.

You can keep track of how much money Coach House is saving in electricity conservation at the SolarVu Coach House site.

Of Sina Queyras (Expressway), Toronto Star books reporter Barb Carey writes 'the poet offers a glimpse of alternative visions for the future, where nature reclaims space from 'the slither of pavement.' '

Read the full story here.

On Sunday, November 15, we celebrated the launch of The Edible City with a panel discussion, a few Toronto cocktails and a cookie decorating contest at The Gladstone Hotel. Both BlogTO and Torontoist were there, and they took pictures!

Read the Torontoist article here.