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.
In the midst of Canadian rock icons The Tragically Hip’s final Canadian tour, poet and co-curator of the Basement RevueDamian Rogers spoke to Maclean's about frontman Gord Downie’s relationship to poetry – more specifically, why poets love him.
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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