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Ranj Dhaliwal

Ranj Dhaliwal has been warning youth against the dangers of crime and gang life since shortly after his own teen years, and wrote Daaku (2006), which was widely praised for its unique insights into the Indo-Canadian gang culture.

Ranj continues to speak on youth gangs and violence ...

Do-Lit-Yourself: Literary Terrariums

It seems like everyone and their Uncle now has an apartment full of succulents and air plants. It’s no wonder: they’re almost kill-proof – requiring little water – and pretty, besides. In an attempt to green up our HQ and pay homage to some of our favourite books, we’ve ... Read more

Aisha John

Aisha Sasha John is a dancer and poet. She is the author of THOU (BookThug 2014) and The Shining Material (BookThug 2011). She lives in Toronto.

In House: Coach House Books

If you live in Toronto and you love Canadian Literature then you’ve probably heard of Coach House Books. Coach House burst on the scene when Stan Bevington, a young typesetter from Edmonton, purchased a Challenge Gordon platen press with funds earned by selling prints of the ... Read more

Straight Outta CanLit or, A Little Fight Music

Over two years ago, Canadian Book Publishing rap history (you didn't know that was a thing, but it is) was made when  Evan Munday and  Bryan Jay Ibeas spat a  who's who of the lit scene in furious Twitter rhyme battle. In a salute to their enterprise, a way to ... Read more

Seven of the Most Embarrassing Things that Happened during School

In my book series, The Dead Kid Detective Agency, our valiant narrator October Schwartz experiences not only great personal humiliation (after all, her nickname is “Zombie Tramp”), but any number of other more real dangers, like bayonet-wielding history teachers, phone-booth ... Read more

Serge Alternes

SERGE ALTERNÊS was born and raised in Vancouver. He completed his degree at the University of British Columbia. He has worked for more than thirty years in Europe, Africa and Asia. Discovering the missing collection of the Wainman pictures after years of searching, he determined ...

Alec Wainman

ALEC WAINMAN was an ambulance driver, then interpreter and press officer in Civil War Spain. During and after WWII, he served as an intelligence officer in the British Army in Italy and Austria. As an Oxford-educated linguist, he taught as professor of Slavonics at the University ...