On Tuesday, July 7, the Scream Festival hosts a panel on media technology and the death of the book. Four literary pioneers will each deliver a manifesto on the book, including Coach House authors Margaret Christakos (What Stirs) and Jay MillAr (Mycological Studies) and Coach House web editor Bill Kennedy (Apostrophe).
Eye Weekly's Damian Rogers reports on the Griffin Poetry Prize — now in its ninth year — and interviews, among others, Coach House senior editor Alana Wilcox and web editor Bill Kennedy. The article covers the origins of the Griffin Trust and founder Scott Griffin's vision for its future.
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.
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