Locally Produced Reads: Homegrown


Homegrown: Locally Produced Reads (October 3)

We’re back this week with an all-new batch of fall releases from your favourite independent Canadian literary presses. Today’s books include much-anticipated literary fiction, a Stranger-Things-esque YA novel, magical realism, and short stories.

Homegrown: Locally Produced Reads

A selection of fall books made with care by Canadian indie presses.

The 2023 ReLit Award Winners

Congratulations to this year’s ReLit Award Winners! Check out these three independently-published champs:

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Meet the Books on the Giller Longlist

Congratulations to all the nominees of the 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize! We’re toasting these independently-published gems up for one of Canadian Literature’s highest honours:

Indigenous Litspace

Discover fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and kids’ books by Indigenous authors and #ReadIndigenous.

Poetry Litspace

We don’t tell you what the poets are doing, we show you with a dedicated home for poetry recordings, interviews, excerpts, and more.

Kids Litspace

The ALU Kids Litspace is a home for the finest in kids lit, for young, middle-grade, and teen readers (and all of those who are young-at-heart).

This Other Eden is a Booker Finalist!

Congratulations to all of the finalists of the 2023 Booker Prize, including this one by All Lit Up publisher Goose Lane Editions: This Other Eden by Paul Harding.

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ebooks for everyone

In 2022 All Lit Up launched the ebooks for everyone collection: 600+ books that were converted to fully-accessible epub formats for readers with print disabilities. Browse some handpicks from our collection below.