On Monday, September 21, the Joyland.ca Reading Tour stops in Montreal at the Green Room (5386 St-Laurent) for an evening of literary entertainment presented in conjunction with Matrix Magazine and hosted by Joyland's Montreal editor David McGimpsey (Sitcom). The free event begins at 8 p.m.
The legendary Drawn & Quarterly flagship bookstore in Montreal (211 rue Bernard Ouest) hosts poets Matthew Tierney (The Hayflick Limit), Carmine Starnino and Molly Peacock on Tuesday, May 12. The event begins at 7 p.m.
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.