Kerry Clare reads and writes in Toronto, where she lives with her husband and daughter. Her essays, short stories, and book reviews have appeared in the New Quarterly, the National Post, the Globe and Mail, Canadian Notes & Queries, Prairie Fire, Quill & Quire, Today's Parent, and other fine places. She writes about books and reading at her blog Pickle Me This and is editor at 49thShelf.com. Her essay "Love is a Let-Down" was nominated for a 2011 National Magazine Award and appeared in Best Canadian Essays 2011.
Back at it for another year, we at All Lit Up made reading resolutions to challenge us throughout 2021. Scroll on for our reading resolutions and books in our TBR piles this year.
Today's ALU Gift Guide book recommendations are care of novelist and popular book blogger Kerry Clare who shares five fantastic BFF-inspired book picks.
We're kicking off our annual summer book club with Echolocation, a debut collection of short stories by novelist Karen Hofmann, published by NeWest Press!
In her memoir The Dependent: A Memoir of Marriage and the Military (Latitude 46 Publishing) Danielle Daniel shares the true story of her life as a military wife, and the intense challenge of being married to a paratrooper who served in the Canadian Armed Forces for fourteen ... Read more
This start of National Poetry Month is a good omen of things to come: tons of readings and launches this week. Plus, our namelganger Toronto Lit Up co-hosts an event with the League of Canadian Poets.
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It's a fresh new season both in weather (well, we're still kind of waiting for that one) and in books. In between getting our spring reads on with all the new titles out there, we stopped to pluck this week's literary tidbits for you.
Welcome to this month’s edition of Jules’ Tools for Social Change, a column that features a book, author or publisher whose work deals with issues of race, gender, sexuality, ability, colonialism, economic justice, or other social justice topics.
As everyone winds down for the holidays, so too does our literary event listings. Here's some parties and launches going on in the throes of 2016 that you can plan ahead for. This week in lit events will be back in 2017!
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