Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin and This Is Not A Reading Series launch My Winnipeg (the book companion to his film of the same name) with Attack of the Winnipeg Hockey Moms. Maddin will first introduce clips of his favourite film mothers and then compete in a table hockey tournament with celebrity guests!
The New York Times style magazine profiles the 'hive of artsy industry' shaped by indie inns/venues The Gladstone Hotel and The Drake Hotel in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood. Coach House makes an appearance as the press that elaborated the idea of 'Torontopia' in the uTOpia series:
It has been a terribly exciting week of award nominations at the old Coach House! This morning, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award finalists, and we're thrilled to say that Sean Dixon was nominated for his play A God in Need of Help, as was Rhonda Mullins for her translation of Élise Turcotte's Guyana.
Congratulations, André! His gorgeous novel, Pastoral, is a finalist for the esteemed Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize.
The Writers’ Trust of Canada revealed this morning the finalists for two major prizes for excellence in Canadian fiction: the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Writers’ Trust/McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize. The announcement was made at Ben McNally Books.
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.