Judith Alguire is a Kingston, Ontario writer whose previous novels include Pleasantly Dead and The Pumpkin Murders from the Rudley mystery series, named for the cantankerous proprietor of The Pleasant Inn, as well as All Out and Iced, both of which explored the complex relationships of sportswomen on and off the playing field. Her short stories, articles and essays have appeared in such publications as The Malahat Review and Harrowsmith, and she is a past member of the editorial board of the Kingston Whig-Standard. A graduate of Queen’s University, she has recently retired from nursing.
Signature Editions began its publishing career under the name of Nuage Editions in 1986. As a 16-person collective based in Montreal, Nuage published two to four books a year for the next several years. In 1992 one of the partners, Karen Haughian, took over the reins and ramped ... Read more
It’s finally summer, and there’s all kinds of clichéd things we could say about how you’re going to have “fun in the sun” or “get your tan on” or just the mere word “patio.” However, we also know that book people are not like non-book people in that: a) we ... Read more
It's day two of our Fall Preview Week, in which we highlight some of the most exciting and innovative new titles released this fall.
Today, we get a peek behind-the-scenes of a few Canadian publishing houses — the insider's view on which new titles publishing professionals ... Read more
Ah, summertime. The weather is fine and hours of unfettered summer reading await you. Right? We certainly hope you've all got plans to relax in a deck chair at the lake, take off on a cycling or camping trip, or head out to do some city sightseeing. Or perhaps you're just planning ... Read more
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