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!
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.