Tony Burgess is the author of 'The Hellmouths of Bewdley', 'Pontypool Changes Everything', 'Caesarea', and 'Fiction For Lovers'. His writing has been featured in numerous anthologies and magazines across the country. Most recently, Tony was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for 'Pontypool'. He lives in Stayner, Ontario.
Welcome to Off/Kilter, a brand new blog column on All Lit Up devoted to books of a magical and surreal nature, featuring alternate realities, dystopian worlds, strange beasties and more. From the dark and fantastical to the joyfully absurd, we’ll explore how books within ... Read more
Happy Hallowe’en! We’re celebrating with ten spooky things found in books that we’ll be reading with every light on in the house.
It's official: we have some scary books for sale here on All Lit Up. With all of the monsters, legendary creatures, and semi-spooky protagonists featuring in these books, we thought pitting them against each other in a card game was the logical next step (but again, we're one ... Read more
It’s the New Year, and we were inspired by the newest things out there: BABIES. Check out these seven bookish babes (or baby accessories).
Just because launch season is slowing, it's FAR from over: there's Words festival in London, plus all the great reading series and launches you could ever hope to shake a stick at (though we don't know why you would hope that, we respect your choices).
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Many years ago, when I was an enthusiastic young writer, I took a creative writing class at a nearby university campus. I honestly can’t remember much about the experience (besides of course the absolute horror of twenty of us sitting around a large wooden table and being ... Read more
Today's First Fiction Friday features The Wintermen, a novel about climate change-induced endless winter, corporate centralization and control, and a scrappy band of northerners trying to keep things the way they were. See why author Tony Burgess calls this debut, David-and-Goliath ... Read more
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