For Andrea Warner’s upcoming Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography, she booked the perfect opening act: Joni Mitchell.
In a blow that has been felt acutely by many in the Canadian literary community, writer and teacher Ann Ireland died on Aug. 23 at the age of 65.
Toronto author Alison Pick has been selected as Wilfrid Laurier University’s Edna Staebler Visiting Writer for the fall 2018 term.
The Toronto Public Library is the first library in the world to lend 20 million ebooks.
The Montreal-born publisher John Calder, who died last week at the age of 91, was instrumental in battling the forces of censorship in the postwar 20th century.
A novelist, a short-story and non-fiction writer, and a fiction writer and frequent Q&Q contributor make up the jury for the 2018 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.
Self-empowerment has been on multidisciplinary artist Vivek Shraya’s mind as she prepares to launch her memoir-manifesto I’m Afraid of Men (Penguin Canada). The volume shares its title with a song on Part-Time Woman, Shraya’s Polaris Music Prize–longlisted EP with the Queer Songbook Orchestra. But “I’m afraid of men” also serves as a thesis statement for her confessional, confrontational critique of our male-centred culture.