Angie Abdou is the author of five novels, including, most recently, In Case I Go, a finalist in the fiction category of the Banff Mountain Book Award, as well as named a best book of 2017 on lists by CBC Books and Rogers Writers’ Trust. The Bone Cage was a CBC Canada Reads finalist, defended by NHL star Georges Laraque, and was awarded the 2011–12 MacEwan Book of the Year shortly after. Her novel Between was named a Best of 2014 book by PRISM Magazine, 49th Shelf, and The Vancouver Sun. Angie is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Athabasca University.
Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful for a spate of literary events and festivals (five!) to go to this week.
Holy festivals, generic superhero-man! Denman Island, BC, Moose Jaw, SK, and Lakefield, ON, all have festivals with amazing literary lineups this week.
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There's tons going on this week, including Vancouver Writers' Fest, our second LPG40 event, this time in Montreal, and the International Festival of Authors in Toronto and surrounding area. BUT: if you go and do anything this week, make sure you VOTE first. VOTE. VOTE. VOTE. ... Read more
Not only did the 1970s small press movement see the creation of our parent organization, the Literary Press Group of Canada, but also Saskatchewan publisher Thistledown Press. 2015 marks the 40th anniversary for both companies.
After launching All Lit Up last week, now it’s time to party! We hope you’ll join us in our nationwide celebration, either in person or online.
Karen Hofmann's first novel bears all the hallmarks of her work as a poet and writer of short stories. Every sentence is a polished jewel, every description a perfect evocation of mood and theme. Hofmann invokes the Okanagan Valley in precise detail, blending it with ever-present ... Read more
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