After revisiting Timothy Findley’s breakout novel, 1977’s The Wars, for one of her books, Vancouver scholar Sherrill Grace discovered there wasn’t enough information on the Canadian novel (or its author) to satisfy her curiosity.
London, Ontario’s regional book-buying fair finished its first event of 2017 this week.
How Daniel Heath Justice, Katherena Vermette, and Gregory Scofield have used social media platforms for social justice.
A series of historic photos of indigenous life that Saskatchewan author and journalist Paul Seesequasis has been curating on his social media feeds will be published in book form by Penguin Random House Canada.
If there was a prize for the best author laugh in CanLit, Eden Robinson’s would be at the top of the list.
Following the release of Alexandra Shimo’s memoir last fall, the author wondered what else she could do to help a First Nations community struggling with poverty and the legacy of residential schooling.
A new library dedicated exclusively to texts written by women is opening in Vancouver in February. The Vancouver Women’s Library… Read More »
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.
Marianne Apostolides often bikes to an art gallery after a session of writing. Looking at things from different angles and… Read More »
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 »