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There's been more ink spilled in the mainstream press on Doug Pepper's plans to reshape McClelland & Stewart since taking over as president earlier this year. Judy Stoffman writes in the Toronto Star that Pepper ... Read More »

September 7, 2004 | Filed under: Events

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Poet Stuart Ross is interviewed on the online litmag The Danforth Review. Ross, who published Hey, Crumbling Balcony! Poems New & Selected last year, talks about selling leaflets and chapbooks on the streets of Toronto, ... Read More »

May 10, 2004 | Filed under: Events

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Annabel Lyon, author of the short-story collection Oxygen and the new three-novella collection The Best Thing for You, ponders the relationship between literature and ethics in a recent column for Geist magazine. On one side ... Read More »

May 10, 2004 | Filed under: Events

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The literary website The Complete Review weighs in on the practice of publishers self-selecting the titles that will compete for major awards. Many prizes accept submissions only from publishers, and limit the number of titles ... Read More »

May 3, 2004 | Filed under: Events

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A collection of photographs shot in 1970, most of them undeveloped until now, will begin showing at the Dessinée Art Gallery in Toronto this Saturday. The photos, by amateur photographer Sheldon Grimson, capture 15 of ... Read More »

April 29, 2004 | Filed under: Events

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Where have all the hip young writers gone, wonders Ryan Bigge in the National Post. Bigge implies that once-revolutionary authors like Michael Turner, Lynn Coady, and Annabel Lyon have settled down in the suburbs of ... Read More »

April 26, 2004 | Filed under: Events