It was activist involvement that gave birth to Chiasson’s first book of poetry, the 1974 collection Mourir à Scoudouc. Published by Éditions d’Acadie, the book helped establish Acadian writing as a vibrant and viable form and went on to sell an astonishing 4,000 copies.
Invisible Publishing is partnering with creative writing instructor and author Sarah Selecky to publish an anthology series of writing contest winners.
April 23, 2018 at 04:09pm | Filed under: Awards
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Journalist Carol Rose Daniels won the First Nations Communities READ Award and the Aboriginal Literature Award for her debut novel, Bearskin Diary (Nightwood Editions, 2015). But if you ask the multi-talented artist, she’ll tell you that poetry is her first love.
April 23, 2018 at 02:03pm
When Dani Couture was 10 years old, she wrote a fan letter to the novelist Sidney Sheldon. Couture, a self–described “military brat,” was the child of parents in the Canadian Forces; she used to buy paperbacks at yard sales and flea markets on and off whatever base they were seconded to.
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Almost five decades after founding the Bookshelf, Barb and Doug Minett are being awarded honorary degrees this June by the University of Guelph for “their tremendous contributions” to the publishing industry and their beloved city.
April 18, 2018 at 03:16pm | Filed under: Deals
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Ben Clanton’s Narwhal and Jelly books appeal to parents, kids, and reluctant readers
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When Katharine Tutko graduated in 2015 with her bachelor of science degree from University of Toronto, she didn’t know what she wanted to do next.
Nova Scotia’s Pottersfield Press has named S. Lesley Buxton of Penticton, B.C., as the winner of its first Pottersfield Prize for Creative Non-fiction.
April 16, 2018 at 12:18pm | Filed under: Awards
Emma Healey’s sophomore poetry collection, Stereoblind, is the result of six years spent wrestling with the illusion of simplicity, an illusion that came to light in part as a result of the poet’s own diagnosis of stereoblindness.
April 12, 2018 at 05:38pm | Filed under: Industry News