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The long poem Traverse, written mostly in a one-day marathon, presented an opportunity to reflect on more than 30 years as a practising poet, writes George Elliott Clarke Traverse is a happy accident. I wrote…

March 21, 2014 | Filed under: Book news, Libraries

By Lauren Carter

Set alternately in a city crumbling into cavernous disparity between rich and poor, and on an island characterized by hardscrabble sustenance, Lauren Carter’s debut novel tells the dystopic near-future story of ...

September 27, 2013 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


E-books, the Internet, new publishing formats. However they see the future, Canadian book professionals agree that digital technology will bring major changes to the trade. So what do they plan to do about it? Quill&h...

June 24, 2013 | Filed under: Authors, Industry news

By Loretta Seto; Renné Benoit, illus

Vancouver screenwriter and playwright Loretta Seto’s debut picture book is a lovely, touching story that functions well as both entertainment and an introduction to a snippet of Chinese culture. A young girl is ...

March 19, 2013 | Filed under: Picture Books