In Review: The Week of March 13th

March 18, 2017

It must be the luck of the Irish (but more accurately the quality of the books) because this week was full of award wins with books from Arsenal Pulp, Coach House Books, Creative Book Publishing, and Playwrights Canada Press among the winners. Below, we round up this week's accolades and what you may have missed on the blog.

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On the Blog


~ Author Marianne Apostolides and collage artist Catherine Mellinger give us a peek into the creative process behind the images in Deep Salt Water (BookThug) in this month’s Beautiful Books.

~ Author Judith Silverthorne shares some writing advice and her new YA book Convictions (Coteau Books) in Writer’s Block.

~ Jules’ Tools returned with a booklist for all the feminist moms out there.

~ Author Elee Kraljii Gardiner discusses the metaphorical and literal experiences of border crossing in this insightful essay on immigration.



Around the Web

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~We all know men who haven’t read a book by a single woman. Here’s what to do.

~ It’s been an awards-frenzy week: Arsenal Pulp picked up four Lambda Literary Awards and a Publishing Triangle Award; Coach House Books and Playwrights Canada Press received one Lambda Literary Award each; and Creative Book Publishing won a 2016 BMO Winterset Award!

~Rest in Peace, Richard Wagamese





What Else We're Reading

Everyone knows YOLO, but we don’t talk enough about YOLT. We’re reading Chase Joynt and Mike Hoolboom’s You Only Live Twice: Sex, Death and Transition (Coach House Books).



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