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By Anne-Marie Turza

Anne-Marie Turza’s debut collection hits like a shock of black river water. Its combination of chilling imagery and stark sentiment stings in the best possible way. The title piece is broken into three parts, divided ... Read More »

April 16, 2014 | Filed under: Poetry

By Anne Lazurko

Set in and around Moose Jaw and Ibsen, Saskatchewan, in 1906, Dollybird tells the story of a 20-year-old Newfoundlander named Moira Burns who is banished by her mother when she becomes pregnant out of wedlock. ... Read More »

November 13, 2013 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


The very long list of nominees for the 2011 ReLit Awards, which celebrates novels, poetry, and short fiction titles published by Canadian independent presses, has been announced. ECW Press leads this year's longlist with nine ... Read More »

August 8, 2011 | Filed under: Awards

By Marthe Jocelyn, ed

The career path of adult fiction writers typically involves the publication of short stories in small literary magazines followed by a story collection or novel. Unfortunately, no such trajectory is available to children’s writers. In ... Read More »

October 14, 2005 | Filed under: Book news