Rhodes Scholar Carellin Brooks is the author of Fresh Hell: Motherhood in Pieces (2013), Every Inch a Woman (2011), and Wreck Beach (2007). She has edited the anthologies Carnal Nation, with Brett Josef Grubisic, and Bad Jobs. Winner of the Books in Canada Student Writing Award for poetry (1993), the Cassell/Pink Paper Lesbian Writing Award for non-fiction (1994), and the Institute for Contemporary Arts New Blood Award for prose (1995), Brooks lives and works in Vancouver, where she was born. Connect with Brooks at www.carellinbrooks.com or on Twitter @carellinb.
For our final week of our July book club, we've rounded up four follow-up reads to Shani Mootoo's Polar Vortex (Book*hug Press) that'll keep the reading times rolling.
Another frosty weekend? No problem. Just cozy up with one, or all, of three ReLit Award winners below, and we'll see you back on Monday.
Today kicked off the 2016 Canada Reads competition: five books are in the ring that signify "starting over". Their characters, situations, and relationships all start anew. With debates that were equally heartfelt and articulate from all five defenders, it was the seasoned fighter ... Read more
It’s been quite an exciting year for indie publishers in Canada; three of five Giller Prize-nominated books on this year’s shortlist were published by indies (congratulations to Biblioasis and Coach House Books!) and André Alexis won that prize, plus the Rogers’ Writer’s ... Read more
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
We’re already in the thick of Literary Festival Season, with great events like Halifax’s Word on the Street and Winnipeg’s Thin Air Festival already in session or just passed. We’re here with a roundup of what’s yet to come, so clear your calendar! Things are about ... Read more
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