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By Anne-Marie Turza

Anne-Marie Turza’s debut collection hits like a shock of black river water. Its combination of chilling imagery and stark sentiment stings in the best possible way. The title piece is broken into three parts, di...

April 16, 2014 | Filed under: Poetry

By Anne Lazurko

Set in and around Moose Jaw and Ibsen, Saskatchewan, in 1906, Dollybird tells the story of a 20-year-old Newfoundlander named Moira Burns who is banished by her mother when she becomes pregnant out of wedlock.…

November 13, 2013 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


The very long list of nominees for the 2011 ReLit Awards, which celebrates novels, poetry, and short fiction titles published by Canadian independent presses, has been announced. ECW Press leads this year's longlist w...

August 8, 2011 | Filed under: Awards


The 2010 Griffin Poetry Prize will be handed out at a ceremony in Toronto this evening. Verse lovers are making bets on who will take home the world's most lucrative award for a collection of…

June 3, 2010 | Filed under: Awards, Book news, Events


The Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist was announced this morning, and it included a mix of "sure bets" and surprise nods. The biggest surprise, however, was the omission of Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood…

October 6, 2009 | Filed under: Book news