Room magazine is hosting the country’s first feminist literary festival, titled Growing Room, in March.
Two Canadian authors are working behind the scenes to help coordinate their local city marches.
A group of writers in Kingston‚ Ontario, is doing its part to aid in the current international refugee crisis‚ and to support authors persecuted overseas.
Catherine Montgomery, a program officer with the Canada Council for the Arts, died on Jan. 5, at the age of 62.
Verse lovers celebrated a new must-see destination nestled in the city’s eclectic Kensington Market over the holidays. Knife Fork Book‚… Read More »
I met Mel Bolen 20 years ago this spring. Already a bookseller, I was hoping to work at Bolen Books, her celebrated store in Victoria’s Hillside Shopping Centre.
Every year, the search for the Great Gay Novel proves to be more challenging than the last.
Jim Munro of Munro’s Books passed away Monday at his home. he was 87.
Firefly Books, the Richmond Hill‚ Ontario–based non-fiction publisher and distributor, is shaking up its fall 2016 line with The Attack‚… Read More »
Considering Hal Niedzviecki’s most recent book was a criticism of society’s obsession with the future, it’s not surprising that the culture… Read More »
In my eight years as an editor and managing editor with the Knopf Random Canada Publishing Group at Penguin Random… Read More »
Canadian publishing veteran Jim Douglas died in Vancouver on Sept. 24. Douglas began his career as a sales representative. In… Read More »
In an attempt to draw attention to and rethink the use of obsolete urban spaces‚ Netherlands-based artist Sjoerd Ter Borg… Read More »
Most writers, contemplating the end of a hugely popular fantasy series that has represented nearly a decade’s worth of work,… Read More »
Pelee Island‚ Ontario, a remote community of fewer than 200, accessible by Lake Eerie ferry‚ is set to host a new… Read More »
To most of English Canada, the name Nelly Arcan doesn’t mean much. But in the French-speaking world, especially Quebec, it’s… Read More »
Lunenburg‚ a Nova Scotia port town – and UNESCO World Heritage Site – will host its inaugural literary festival Sept.… Read More »
Not all first-time authors have the luxury of a pre-existing fan base, let alone a nine-million-subscriber-strong YouTube channel. But not… Read More »
Vancouver’s poetry community came together Aug. 28 at Cafe Deux Soleils in support of B.C.’s Treaty 8 First Nation‚ which… Read More »
It began, in one respect, because a poet was in need of a pen. Though based in Kingston, Ontario, poet… Read More »
HarperCollins is launching a campaign to showcase titles authored by “badass women” taking on feminist issues. Women’s Voices aims to invigorate the discourse… Read More »
Ryan North’s work as a webcomic creator goes back to the Jurassic period of the Internet itself. The Toronto-based cartoonist’s… Read More »
William E. Bell, the Orillia, Ontario–based author and teacher, died on July 30 at age 70. The author specialized in… Read More »
Many book lovers, myself included, dream of running a bookstore. Add into the mix a quaint village in Scotland over… Read More »
Austin Clarke never considered himself part of the CanLit firmament. Despite his many achievements – which include winning the Scotiabank… Read More »