In Review: The Week of March 19th

March 24, 2018

This week we spilled about our National Poetry Month celebration plans, rounded up a list of badass woman protagonists, and whooped about the 2018 Poetry Awards longlist.

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On the Blog

 

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~ Sudbury publisher Latitude 46 gave us a behind-the-scenes look at the making of their new book  150 Years Up North and More:"Our goal was to recognize the many experiences that have formed the diverse and multicultural part of Ontario; both the Anishinaabe who witnessed the influx of immigrants to their territory and the newcomers who helped shape the region."

~ We were feelin' spring this week with these season-appropriate book covers.

~ With National Poetry Month just around the corner we finally got to squeal about our celebration plans aka Poetry Cure

~ We rounded up a  list of badass woman protagonists because we can't get enough of strong heroines. 

~ Debut fiction The Third Person by Emily Anglin (Book*hug) is Agatha Christie meets Kafka with a twist of gothic Capote. 

 

 

 

Around the Web

 

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~ John Oliver's trolling of Mike Pence turned literary when he released a book about a gay rabbit not unintentionally named after Pence's pet rabbit Marlon Bundo. 

~ The League of Canadian Poets announced this stellar 2018 Poetry Awards longlist.

~ These 16 tips from famous authors for writing better poetry are just in time for National Poetry Month in April. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What Else We're Reading 

With World Theatre Day coming up next week, we're reading Gertrude and Alice by Anna Chatterton and Evalyn Parry (Playwrights Canada Press), a play about the infamous literary couple.

 

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