Novelist Martine Delvaux was born in Quebec City and brought up in a francophone village in Ontario. She is the author of four novels, an essay on photographer Nan Goldin, and another on serial girls from Barbie to Pussy Riot (Fall 2016, Between the Lines). Her first book in English, Bitter Rose (translated by David Homel) was published by LLP to critical acclaim in 2015. Delvaux studied in the United States, taught in England, and now lives in Montreal, where she teaches women’s studies at Université du Québec à Montréal.
This week we earned some baking cred with a new cookbook dedicated to cookies, concocted a tastier-than-it-sounds cocktail to pair with a new poetry collection, interviewed authors, and more!
We sit down with Montreal-based Martine Delvaux, author of several novels including critically acclaimed Bitter Rose and most recently White Out (Linda Leith Publishing) to talk about her influences, writing as “rendez-vous,” and the toughest part of being a writer.
It’s the weekend before Valentine’s but the type of dating we lovingly embrace is of the book variety, so this weekend we’ve piled our stack higher than usual with four new(ish) reads about different kinds of love and friendship. And we made sure to stock up on chocolate ... Read more
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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Need a pre-turkey/tofurkey appetizer before this Thanksgiving weekend? Hit up one or all of the bevy of reading series, book launches, and seasonal launches going down this week.
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