~ We talked Homer Simpson, writing rituals, and the ideal reader with Sam Shelstad, author of Cop House (Nightwood Editions) in Writer's Block.
~ We grabbed a PSL and took a scroll through some of ECW Press's fall-coloured books this season.
~ Jasmina Odor's debut collection You Can't Stay Here is Tamas Dobozy's Last Notes meets Lisa Moore's Open.
~ Beloved songwriter and author Gord Downie dies at 53. RIP, Gord.
~ Virginia Woolf disliked Ulysses plus more famous writers on books they hated via LitHub.
(Photo credit: Scott Gardner)
Christen just picked up Canisia Lubrin's debut poetry collection Voodoo Hypothesis (Wolsak & Wynn).