Harry Karlinsky will read from his fascinating new novel, The Stonehenge Letters, at SFU's TWS reading series this upcoming Thursday, May 1st. He will be joined by authors Veronica Gventsadze, Joanne Betzler, Lindsay Miles, Suzanne Scott, Anne Hopkinson, and Malcolm Van Diest. It's sure to be a wonderful night!
Vancouver's alternative online newsweekly, Vancouver Weekly assigned Arman Kazemi to review Jonathan Ball's latest poetry collection, The Politics of Knives, and declared it 'The Best Movie I Have Ever Read.'
Jen Currin, author of The Inquisition Yours and Hagiography reads with Griffin-winning poet Ken Babstock (Methodist Hatchet, Airstream Land Yacht) at Vancouver's Play Chthonics Series on Wednesday, February 27.
Tracy Sherlock of the Vancouver Sun spoke to Tamara Faith Berger about her novel Maidenhead while the author was in town for the Incite Reading Series. In their interview, Berger talks about her 'hardcore coming-of-age tale' and her teenage interest in the work of V.C. Andrews and Judy Blume.
Rachel Zolf (Neighbour Procedure) leads a seminar as part of 'Negotiating the Social Bond of Poetics,' a two-part event presented by the Kootenay School of Writing. Following her reading on the 19th, Zolf leads an afternoon seminar at W2 Culture + Media House (112 West Hastings, 3rd Floor).
Negotiating the Social Bond of Poetics
a seminar led by Rachel Zolf
presented by the Kootenay School of Writing
Saturday, March 20, 2010
W2 Culture + Media House
Everyone has heard the news and it’s inspired the same bookish panic in all of us. A strike is brewing in the hearts, minds and on contract negotiation tables of Canadian postal workers. Although it hasn’t been confirmed, the town criers have been using words like ‘looming,’ which has us a little worried. But we’re forging on the only way we know how – a massive ebook sale! For the month of July, all of our ebooks will be 25% off.
We're excited to announce that Emily M. Keeler will assume the role of series editor for the Exploded Views nonfiction series. Keeler, who takes over the series editor role originated by Jason McBride, is the founding editor of Little Brother, an award-winning literary magazine, and is formerly the books editor of Canada's National Post.
Reviewing Christian Bök's The Xenotext: Book 1 for American Scientist, Michael Leong calls the book 'at once rigorously scientific and rigorously literary.' He goes on to write that 'Bök's work is an important bridge not only between conservative formalists and cutting-edge conceptualists but between poetic and scientific communities.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council of the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Media Development Corporation for our publishing activities.