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!
In addition to being the start of the summer movie season, a time for flowers and the last name of Rod Stewart's friend Maggie, May is also the month of Doors Open Toronto and the start of Book Expo America! But here's the thing about May: it's the fifth month of the year, and as such (and because we're stumped for sale ideas), we're taking a fifth of the price off every title on the Coach House site!
From May 30 to June 1, the largest publishing event in North America – Book Expo America (or 'BEA' to those in 'the biz') – is hosted at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, and Coach House will be there. Like every year, the Expo provides booksellers and publishing industry workers a preview of exciting new things happening in the world of 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.