Shane Rhodes has been getting a lot of press for his new collection, Err! Follow the links below to read reviews and interviews and listen to readings, or visit the Err book page for more! Click here to read Shane’s interview with Ottawa Xpress Click here to read Shane’s interview with The Wig Click here […]
Check out the feature on Christian McPherson and his new book The Cube People in the second edition of The Wig, a new Ottawa-based website and newsletter devoted to local arts and culture. Click here to read the article! If you want to hear Christian’s interview with Susan Johnston on CKCU Radio, you can find […]
Histories Haunt Us, the second collection from acclaimed poet Triny Finlay, has recently been getting some media attention. Triny appeared on John Cunningham’s “Speaking of Poets” radio program on August 8th, and the book has received some very positive reviews! Here’s what reviewers are saying about Histories Haunt Us: “Undisguised, her poetry takes on a […]
Jim Johnstone‘s Patternicity has been criminally underrated so far, but at least it received a review in Quill & Quire‘s Fall Preview by Newfoundland poet and Breathing Fire 2 alumnus Mark Callanan (rumour has it that his follow-up to Scarecrow is in the works with Signal). Callanan does a great job with little space in […]
Read a recent review of The Summer Between by Nightwood’s debut novelist, Andrew Binks, which appeared in Xtra. Reviewer Jim Bartley writes: “There are no lapses worth mentioning in this deftly structured and perfectly inflected story…. We watch him revel in love’s beginning and absorb the knowledge of its inevitable change. What a wonderful fictional […]
Nightwood author Adam Getty, with Sonja Greckol and Blair Trewartha, read at the Livewords Reading Series on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at Sage West. The literary reading was followed by an open mic contest with cash prizes for the best sonnet, sestina or cento. Repose by Getty was recently reviewed in the Dalhousie Review: “[this] […]
Congratulations to Philip Kevin Paul who was recently shortlisted in the ReLit poetry category for his collection .Little Hunger The ReLit award has been described by the Globe & Mail as “the country’s pre-eminent literary prize recognizing independent presses.” Paul’s second book “continues almost seamlessly the creative work of his first book, but with a […]
Check out the recent review of Laisha Rosnau‘s spring poetry title Lousy Explorers: “The subtlety with which Rosnau evokes the range of human emotion is striking. Ambition, vulnerability, thoughtlessness, desire – so much is laid bare by the smallest of details…” To read the full review, visit the Globe and Mail.
Evidence of Elizabeth Bachinsky‘s magnanimous stage presence and popularity as a poet/performer is a hectic upcoming tour schedule which includes, Wordfest in Calgary and Thin Air in Winnipeg. In addition to the positive reviews God of Missed Connections continues to receive, Elizabeth Bachinsky has been interviewed in Canadian Literature and Agora Review.
Rita Wong’s collection of poetry, Forage, won the 2009 Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize for Poetry and was a finalist at this year’s 11th Annual Asian American Literary Awards. The book was reviewed by George Elliott Clarke as a “fierce achievement…a formidable fusion…” and has recently been added to the New York Public Library’s collection.