Invisible Publishing and Sarah Selecky Writing school have joined forces to produce print editions of the wildly popular Little Bird Stories anthologies. The stories appearing in Volume 9 will be selected by Cherie Dimaline.
Transmasculine Ktunaxa poet Smokii Sumac chats with us for ALU DiscoverVerse about his boisterous, touching, and often funny debut collection you are enough: love poems for the end of the world (Kegedonce Press) — which grew from a challenge to write one haiku a day ... Read more
It’s only when I sit down to write up a bit about each book I’ve chosen to include in this list that I notice that these six books share two strong themes. The first relates to memory and remembering. Each book plays with remembering the past and remembering the future. ... Read more
It is so difficult keeping up with the explosion of new authors in the indigenous world these days. What is particularly heartening is the number of award-winning young authors who are women. There is still a great deal of sexism in the industry; however, the industry is beginning ... Read more
Once you read that last chapter of a good book and put it down, there is so much to do and so much to consider. You want to take a moment and decide how it made you feel, or write down your two cents, maybe even cross it off your list and reach for the next book. But my personal ... Read more
We love tuning into CBC’s Canada Reads, and this year was no exception. We have some If You Liked x follow up reads to the books championed during the debates.
Welcome to this New Year, new you edition of Jules’ Tools for Social Change: Julia's serving up five books that'll help you be a more intersectionally feminist reader this year. As she puts it: "Won't you join me in reading books from more Indigenous writers, more writers ... Read more
Don't miss festivals like Vancouver Writers' Fest, International Festival of Authors, Bookfest Windsor, and the Stratford Writers' Festival, all starting this week!
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, ... Read more
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