Poet, novelist, essayist, translator, Antonio D’Alfonso has published more than 60 books and has made four feature films. For his writings, he won the Trillium Award, the Bressani Award, and the New York Independent Film Award. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and an Honorary Doctorate from Athabasca University. He lives in Montreal, QC.
Guernica Editions has been publishing books that highlight the multicultural aspects of Canada since 1978. Started by Antonio D’Alfonso after a trip to Europe, he gave the press the name ‘Guernica’ after Picasso’s painting that has become a plea for peace. They strive ... Read more
It's June, bookbugs! There are plenty of launches, parties, and readings to keep you busy in this week's events roundup.
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Poet Sue Sinclair returns to her Newfoundland roots, reading in Cornerbrook; the Tree Reading Series in Ottawa features poets Catherine Graham and Souvankham Thammavongsa; Will Starling by Ian Weir launches in Victoria — and more, this week in book events.
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If you’re at all familiar with All Lit Up, you know that we tend toward the quirky, the new, the different. Our unique Inspire! preview gives you the lowdown of not-to-miss sessions with some of our fantastic authors and publishers for almost every kind of reader: nine things ... Read more
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