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Ask writers about the granting system in Canada, which last year dished out more than $5-million to Canada’s English-language authors, and in all likelihood you’ll get an earful. Grants are supposed to sup...

June 24, 2013 | Filed under: Awards

By David Nickle

David Nickle’s latest novel, a thriller with fantasy elements, is overly long and has a highly convoluted plot, both of which serve to undermine the suspense. Rasputin’s Bastards involves several groups of...

August 15, 2012 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


The government of Prince Edward Island has axed a subsidy designed to support the province's publishers. The Island Publishers Support Program offered up to $10,000 to PEI publishers to "encourage and develop Prince E...

June 19, 2012 | Filed under: Industry news