Authors for Indies Day

Posted by admin on April 28, 2016 at 7:56 pm

Saturday, April 30th is Authors for Indies Day, a national event where authors show their love for independent bookstores by volunteering as guest booksellers. Across the country, authors will be chatting to customers, recommending books and thanking book buyers for the support that they provide to their communities by shopping at indie bookstores. More information and [...]

Raoul Fernandes Nominated for Two Poetry Awards!

Posted by admin on April 27, 2016 at 5:07 pm

Congratulations to Raoul Fernandes, his debut poetry collection, Transmitter and Receiver (Nightwood Editions, 2015), has been shortlisted for the 2016 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize AND for the Gerard Lampert Memorial Award! The Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, for outstanding poetry, carries a cash prize of $2000, plus a certificate. The winner will be announced the 2016 [...]

Carol Daniels Shortlisted for THREE Saskatchewan Book Awards

Posted by admin on February 14, 2016 at 2:04 pm

The shortlists for the Saskatchewan Book Awards have been announced, and Carol Daniel’s debut novel, Bearskin Diary is a finalist for three awards: The Fiction Award, the Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award, and the O’Reilly Insurance and The Co-operators First Book Award. Bearskin Diary follows the story of Sandy, a young First [...]

What a Poem Can Be and Do with Alex Leslie and Sheryda Warrener

Posted by admin on January 14, 2016 at 9:57 am

Come spend the day with two highly acclaimed poets – Alex Leslie (author of The Things I Heard About You) and Sheryda Warrener (author of Floating is Everything) – whose work is actively pushing the boundaries of modern poetry. They will read from their latest books and help teachers gain insights into new and evolving [...]