~ We got treed up this Canada Day with a collection of forested covers.
~ Poet Nathaniel G. Moore tells us about research and reanimations of Catallus in his newest, Goodbye Horses (Mansfield Press): "I wanted the poems to sound authentic, so I didn't use any pop culture signifiers..."
~ We kicked off #ALUbookclub with Paige Cooper's debut short story collection Zolitude (Biblioasis) and chatted with Fiction Editor John Metcalf about acquiring and publishing the book: "The language was charged. Finger-in-light-socket material. It gave off sparks."
~ Obviously our summer includes reading, but which books are we taking with us on our beach-y adventures? Check out our staff picks.
~ Debut fiction The Higher the Monkey Climbs (Now or Never Publishing) is part Gone Girl, part American Hustle and all page-turning goodness.
~ Books discovered at the University of Southern Denmark were found to be literally deadly.
~ For Canada Day, CBC Books proudly gathered a list of 100 Canadian writers to read.
~ If you've ever wondered, "which literary cat am I?", (and why wouldn't you?) you're not alone. Bookriot's quiz will tell you.
A finalist for the 2018 Saskatchewan Reader's Choice Awards, in the Grade 7 and Up Snow Willow Award category, Ghost Boys by Shenaaz Nanji (Mawenzi House) follows young camel jockeys in the Middle East.