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The Uniter doesn't think Jon Paul Fiorentino Needs Improvement

By Adam Petrash
The Uniter
September 18 2013

The Uniter, based in Jon Paul Fiorentino's old hometown of Winnipeg, took a crack at his new, critic-baiting title, Needs Improvement, and found it inaccurate. The full review by Adam Petrash follows:

Needs Improvement?
Not at all Jon Paul Fiorentino's new collection of poetry is damn near perfect
by Adam Petrash

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Winnipeg Free Press praises funny, irreverent Needs Improvement

By Jonathan Ball
Winnipeg Free Press
August 24 2013

Jon Paul Fiorentino's sixth collection, Needs Improvement, received its first review before the book even found its way to bookshelves. From his hometown of Winnipeg, the Winnipeg Free Press includes the book in their monthly poetry roundup by fellow Coach House author Jonathan Ball.

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Andrew Kaufman talks superheroes with Vice

On May 15, Andrew Kaufman, author of the Coach House classic All My Friends Are Superheroes, now available in a special illustrated tenth anniversary edition, sat down with the books columnist at Vice, Katie Heindl, to talk about superheroes, returning to his first book ten years later and Winnipeg. An excerpt of the interview follows:

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Jonathan Ball talks violence with The Winnipeg Review

The Winnipeg Review caught wind of Winnipeg writer Jonathan Ball's new poetry collection The Politics of Knives and thought they should ask him a few questions. Author and interviewer Maurice Mierau asked Ball a few questions about the specific sequences in The Politics of Knives, his interest and violence and more. An excerpt appears below:

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Gabe Foreman talks to Uptown Magazine

While Gabe Foreman was in Winnipeg at the Thin Air Festival earlier this fall, and while there, he spoke with Uptown about his first poetry collection, A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People:

Are you a Control Freak or a Couch Potato? A Fall Guy or a Frequent Flyer?

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Sept 21 | Gabe Foreman at Thin Air's Poetry Bash

Sep 21

Gabe Foreman (A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People) reads at the Thin Air: The Winnipeg International Writers' Festival Mainstage Poetry Bash. The evening of Wednesday, September 21, he'll read with fellow poets Glen Downie, Jacob McArthur Mooney, Sandra Ridley and Jennifer Still at the festival mainstage, at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People (2 Forks Market Road).

Location: 
Manitoba Theatre for Young People
2 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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Sept 21 | Gabe Foreman at Winnipeg's Thin Air Festival

Sep 21

Gabe Foreman (A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People) is part of this year's Thin Air: The Winnipeg International Writers' Festival. On Wednesday, September 21, he takes part in an afternoon book chat with Sandra Ridley (Fallout) at McNally Robinson Booksellers (1120 Grant Avenue).

Afternoon Book Chat
with Gabe Foreman and Sandra Ridley
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Location: 
McNally Robinson Booksellers
1120 Grant Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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Uptown calls Monoceros a 'vital book'

By Quentin Mills-Fenn
Uptown
June 23 2011

A vital book on a vital issue
Suzette Mayr's accomplished fourth novel, Monoceros, tells the tale of a tormented gay teenager who takes his own life

by Quentin Mills-Fenn

With her fourth novel, Monoceros (Coach House Books), Suzette Mayr tackles gay teen bullying and suicide. It's an accomplished and sensitive take on a vital issue. It should be very widely read.

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Mar 31 | Lansdowne Prize for Poetry reading at Aqua Books

Mar 31

The Aqua Lansdowne is Manitoba's largest poetry prize. Based around the award and hosted in conjunction with the Writer's Collective, this event celebrates the best in Manitoba poetry. The 2011 nominees include Jonathan Ball (Clockfire), Lori Cayer (Attenuations of Force) and Ariel Gordon (Hump). The readings begin at 7 p.m. at Winnipeg's Aqua Books.

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry Reading

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Aqua Books
274 Garry Street
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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Apr 3 | Jonathan Goldstein at Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Apr 3

The Winnipeg Comedy Festival invites you to enter the mind of Jonathan Goldstein (Lenny Bruce Is Dead) with a live taping of CBC's WireTap. It’s a nice place to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there.

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MTC Warehouse
140 Rupert Avenue Tom Hendry Theatre
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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