Lauren Carter is an award-winning poet and former Ontarian living in St. Andrews, Manitoba. Her debut poetry collection, Lichen Bright, was long-listed for the ReLit Award and an earlier poem, "Island Clearances," won the ROOM 2014 poetry contest. Her first novel, Swarm was voted onto the CBC Canada Reads long list and her prose has been nominated and long-listed for various awards and been anthologized in Best Canadian Stories. Following Sea is Carter's second collection of poetry.
Happy reading in 2020! We're back at it with ALU Read the Provinces, highlighting authors across Canada: read interviews and excerpts from their books and get 15% off our selected titles until the end of the month.
At All Lit Up we know Canadian books to be compelling, genre-bending, out-of-the-box literature that we love to share. That's why all January long we're bringing you interviews with authors from every province and just about every territory along with excerpts from their books. ... Read more
Today's Season's Readings are for the animal lovers who prefer cats to people and who fundamentally understand the adage: we don't deserve dogs.
This week we nursed our literary awards hangover with an ice-pack to the noggin and shared our annual #ALUGiftGuide with book picks from authors we admire.
Today's #ALUgiftguide book recommendations come from the insightful Lauren Carter who shares gifting picks for "your settler mom, wondering what she can do for reconciliation" to "your best feminist friend in university, circa 1992" and more, below.
This week we cheered on the GG finalists, admired some book-cover eye candy, celebrated Women's History Month with an essay on women and art, and much more.
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