Carleigh Baker is a Metis/Icelandic writer. Her work has appeared in subTerrain, PRISM International, Joyland, and This Magazine. She won the Lush Triumphant award for short fiction in 2012, and was nominated for the Journey Prize in 2014. Her book reviews and critical writing have appeared in The Globe & Mail, The Malahat Review, The Goose, and EVENT Magazine. She lives in Vancouver.
This year’s International Women’s Day is all about advocating for balance—whether it’s in the boardroom or on your own bookshelf. And while diversity in literature is something we should always be thinking about, a good first step toward gender-balance is celebrating ... Read more
This week we appreciated local food producers, discovered and shared Indigenous-authored books, arm-chair traveled back to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and much more.
Featuring hand-picked selections by authors we admire for all the readers on your holiday gift list, our Gift Guide Week is as lit as it gets. Today, poet and short story writer (and maybe one of the funniest people out there), Dina Del Bucchia shares five choice titles for ... Read more
We had another week of awards celebrations at ALU HQ: Carleigh Baker's Bad Endings (Anvil Press) won the City of Vancouver Book Award and B. Denham Jolly's In the Black (ECW Press) was awarded the Toronto Book Award. In other news, we dug up some historical and literary dirt ... Read more
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