David Seymour has again collaborated with filmmaker Jeremy Munce to make another stunning book trailer based on Seymour's poem 'Super Slo-Mo.' 'Super Slo-Mo' is just one of the featured poems in the acclaimed collection For Display Purposes Only. As with their previous short film, 'Eyewitness Testimony,' it stars a number of Canadian poets and novelists.
Poet is first subject in new video series, Shelf Exposure, Julie Wilson
Canadian book website and destination 49th Shelf, with the help of Julie Wilson, the Book Madam, has started up a new video series Shelf Exposure that looks at authors' personal libraries. In their own words, 'Shelf Exposure invites writers to take a closer look at their bookshelves and to present us with a short list of titles based on a theme of their choosing.'
Video from a TINARS event celebrating the launch of Probably Inevitable
Did you miss out on The Lyric in Real Time, TINARS event for Matthew Tierney's science-minded poetry collection Probably Inevitable — or do you just feel like travelling back in time to relive it? We've got video from the mind-expanding discussion between Matthew and poet Ken Babstock, with thought-provoking commentary on perceptions of time by author Claudia Hammond.
On April 16 and 17, 2010, University at Albany, SUNY held an interdisciplinary graduate conference called 'Turning On Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text.'
Rachel Zolf attended as the keynote poet gave a reading from her book Neighbour Procedure. The good people at Barzakh, the university English department's journal, made a video recording and have made the full reading available online.
The Globe and Mail recently posted a short documentary by Anne-Marie Jackson that looks inside the Coach House and features interviews with a few guests during the Wayzgoose party a few weeks ago. Watch Stan operate a linotype, watch revelers at the Wayzgoose, hear Claudia Dey talk about the press -- and much more!
Happy April, Coach House friends! Some guy may have thought it cruel, but we're pretty sure that if he had known about National Poetry Month he'd have been into it — we sure are! In fact, to celebrate National Poetry Month, for the month of April we're discounting all of our backlist poetry titles by 30% (so everything but our three recently launched Spring 2014 poetry titles).
Poet Sina Queyras, whose new collection MxT launched this spring, discusses form, critical discourse, and the state of Canadian poetry with fellow poet Adam Sol in the April 2014 issue of Quill & Quire.
Coach House Books is putting the 'CH' in 'Kaffeeklatsch' this year. Starting in February, our coffee room will host a monthly Coach House Kaffeeklatsch! Not so much writers' workshops (there are already plenty of excellent writing workshops in Toronto) but talks and conversations with publishers and authors about the more practical aspects of being a writer and working in book publishing.
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.