In an ideal world, the design of a book cover achieves three things.
Is it the “idea” of being a published poet that appeals to your mom or does she genuinely believe that poetry is a profitable business venture?
A personal essay by author Suzette Mayr.
What do you do when writing seems to become harder, not easier, as your career moves forward?
Publishing internationally is a dream for many authors, but not getting paid can be a nightmare.
Why now? It’s a question I’ve been asked several times about my new book, Dirty Windshields: The Best and The Worst of the Smugglers Tour Diaries. Why publish a memoir of 16 sordid years spent in an indie rock ’n’ roll band that sputtered to a stop way back in 2004?
Got a question? Ask the Agony Editor.
Because you ask, the Agony Editor answers.
If there was a prize for the best author laugh in CanLit, Eden Robinson’s would be at the top of the list.
Following the release of Alexandra Shimo’s memoir last fall, the author wondered what else she could do to help a First Nations community struggling with poverty and the legacy of residential schooling.