Get the All Lit Up Newsletter!

We'll send you bi-monthly updates to keep you in the loop on the best of our blog, special campaigns and offers, AND news on the latest in literary fiction, nonfiction and poetry from indie publishers across Canada.

Join the list

From the blog

Top 10: Books to Celebrate Nowruz

Happy Nowruz! In honour of the Persian New Year tomorrow, here’s a list of published and forthcoming books - fiction, memoir, drama, and poetry - all by Iranian authors for you to add to your TBR.

Top 10: Irish Reads for St. Patrick's Day

If you're more the type to spend St. Patrick's Day reading in bed than in a bar, this reading list of books set in Ireland, or with Irish characters, might be what you need to celebrate in spirit.

Women Asking Women: Raye Anderson and Darlene Madott

In this edition of Women asking Women, mystery writer Raye Anderson (most recently of  Down Came the Rain, the third instalment of her Roxanne Calloway series) and novelist/short story writer Darlene Madott (most recently of her ninth book,  Winners and Losers) discu ...

Do-Lit-Yourself: IsThisAnOlogy?

Need some inspiration for a March Break activity? Look no further than here! On the blog today we have a pollination experiment from IsThisAnOlogy? by Amanda Dorothy Jean Bulman, Ruth Lawrence, with Illustrations by Leon Chung (Breakwater Books Ltd.) for all the little b ...

Women Asking Women: Carol Harvey Steski and Manahil Bandukwala

For today’s Women Asking Women series Manahil Bandukwala author of MONUMENT (Brick Books) and Carol Harvey Steski author of  rump + flank (NeWest Press) interview each other about both of their poetry collections. They touch on body politics and aesthetic choices, ...

Where in Canada: The Last Unsuitable Man

This edition of Where in Canada takes us to BC's Sunshine Coast, where, despite its sunny name, it serves as a misty, suspenseful backdrop for Louise Carson's latest mystery,  The Last Unsuitable Man (Signature Editions). Below, Carson talks about how setting can complem ...

more from our blog