Rod's first novel, A Matter of Will, was shortlisted for the 2018 Northern Lit Award for Fiction. His short story, A Farewell to Steam, was featured in the creative non-fiction anthology, 150 Years Up North and More, in 2018. Rod is also an award-winning director, playwright and actor, having directed and produced over 100 theatrical productions to date including fifteen adaptations of Shakespeare. He was the 2009 winner of TVO's Big Ideas/Best Lecturer competition. Kinmount is his second novel. Rod lives in North Bay with his wife, Marian, and their furry family: Arthur Poodle-bum, and a duo of feisty felines, Hilton and Zoe. Visit www.rodcarley.ca for more information and to book Rod for your book club or reading event.
With spring still feeling so far away here in Canada and that existential dread starting to set in from being cooped up for too long indoors, we could all use a few laughs – a chuckle, at the very least. To help you out with a little LOL'ing, we've compiled 5 books to lighten ... Read more
It's the time of year when everyone pumps the brakes on literary events and we just have a few to share with you... but that doesn't mean they're any less great! Bundle up and head out to the last few events of 2017 – This Week in Lit Events will be back in the New Year!
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There's a lot going on this week, including the Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair in Montreal (which is a much better alternative to Black Friday shopping, IOHO).
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Got a need for readings this week? We've got you covered.
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There's nothing scary about three season launches and two festivals this week (well, maybe that we don't have enough time to see them all!).
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Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful for a spate of literary events and festivals (five!) to go to this week.
If you thought last week had all the festivals, think again; this week has Thin Air in Winnipeg, Fog Lit in Saint John, Victoria's Festival of Authors, Poetry Weekend at the University of New Brunswick, Kingston Writers' Fest, and a bevy of readings and book launches.
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