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.
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.
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.
In October 2017, Wanda Nanibush was named the Art Gallery of Ontario’s first Indigenous curator for its new Department of… Read More »
When author Richard Wagamese died in March 2017 at age 61, he was at work on a novel that would continue the story of Franklin Starlight, the protagonist of his 2014 novel Medicine Walk.
More books by Indigenous authors have been pledged towards Ontario public schools by Anishinabek Nation, Portage & Main Press, and HarperCollins.
On July 16, Toronto-based literary agency Transatlantic announced Jill Corcoran, president of Jill Corcoran Literary Agency, as partner and senior agent.
When Nimbus Publishing asked freelance writer Sarah Sawler to co-author a book with YouTube star Frankie MacDonald, they had no idea what the book would look like.
The meteoric rise of her dystopian novel, currently in its ninth printing, has kept Dimaline and her publisher on their toes.