Author Jonathan Ball (Clockfire) recently talked with popular genre-fiction website The Genre Traveler to discuss the intersection of his poetry / impossible plays and the genres of horror and fantasy.
Coach House Books has joined forces with iambik Audio, a new kind of audiobook company, that launched this October with eleven literary fiction audiobooks from independent presses in the U.S. and Canada. This October, iambik launched audiobooks by one giant of American letters, Gordon Lish (including a selection of stories read by Mr. Lish himself); one Pulitzer Prize finalist, Lydia Millet; and a number of new and upcoming writers including Felicia Luna Lemus and J. Robert Lennon.
Bookninja.com's latest podcast is an interview with the extremely talented author of The Girls Who Saw Everything, Sean Dixon. Visit the site and listen to interviewer Marianne Apostolides grill Dixon on the writing of this epic novel.
Podcast highlights include an entertaining anecdote about how Star Trek: The Next Generation influenced the novel's creation and a show-stopping banjo number.
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.