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Two sides of George Bowering One of Canada’s key postmodernists, co-founder of the influential literary journal TISH, Canada’s inaugural Parliamentary Poet Laureate, Governor General’s Literary Award winner, novelist, critic, historian, editor: there is very little ... Read More »

July 20, 2015 | Filed under: Preview

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This year's Governor General's Literary Award shortlists were announced Tuesday morning. Watch for full coverage on the Q&Q Omni site, later today, but in the meantime, here are the English-language nominees. Fiction Atmospheric Disturbances by ... Read More »

October 21, 2008 | Filed under: Industry news

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Photos from the cocktail party, ceremony and dancing at the Griffin Poetry Prize ceremony. (Photos by Tom Sandler.) Canadian poet Erin Moure, nominated for Little Theatres, eschews the Fosbury flop on this high jump over ... Read More »

June 1, 2006 | Filed under: Events

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Making the gradeThank you for the excellent article on the plight of school libraries in Canada (“The crisis in school libraries,” Feb. 2002). The Canadian Library Association continues to be concerned about the impact of ... Read More »

April 6, 2004 | Filed under: Authors

By Stan Rogal

Almost every page in Bafflegab, Stan Rogal’s second novel, contains an allusion or citation. Orphan Annie’s “leaping lizards!” aside, most of the sources are decidedly weighty. Shakespeare, Dostoevsky, and Stein (amongst others) are invoked as ... Read More »

February 12, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels