Like Najwa Zebian’s first two poetry collections, Sparks of Phoenix is a highly personal book. The collection is divided into six parts, each of which recounts Zebian’s journey in healing from abuse, building resilience and strength.
The middle-grade and YA writer Sarah Mlynowski on writing a real-world version of The Legends of Greemulax, the fantasy novel that changes everything on the sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Iconoclastic Canadian poet Joe Rosenblatt died on March 11.
For this year’s Poetry Month feature, Q&Q brought together three Canadian poets at various career stages –Karen Solie, Doyali Islam, and Matthew Walsh – for a conversation about craft and process.
Alicia Elliott discusses her first book A Mind Spread Out On The Ground with Vancouver author Chelsea Rooney.
Novelist Joan Clark on having her first film adaptation An Audience of Chairs.
Patrick Lane, who died on March 7 at the age of 79, was “one of the permanent figures of Canadian poetry.”
A.F. Moritz has been named Toronto’s sixth poet laureate.
Illustrator Byron Eggenschwiler on working with heavyweight kids author Kyo Maclear – and Quill & Quire’s March cover.
After a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Allan MacDougall, the co-founder and former CEO of Raincoast Books, passed away on Feb. 19 at the age of 71.