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:
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.
September 30th, 2014 marks the 70th birthday of bpNichol, born Barrie Phillip Nichol in Vancouver, British Columbia. His writing is engaged with what he called ‘borderblur’: in his lifetime he wrote (somewhere between) poetry, novels, short fiction, children’s books, musical scores, comic book art, collage/assemblage, and computer texts.
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