Beth Follett lives in St. John's and is the publisher of Pedlar Press. Her first novel, Tell It Slant, was published in 2001 by Coach House.
Newfoundland: Both Stan Dragland and Craig Francis Power establish themselves as shrewd, clear-sighted witnesses to literary Newfoundland culture with these two new titles, and in Dragland's case, to epic comedy as well. Both writers tackle the new contradictions besetting ... Read more
Emerging in the mid-1970s from the post-Centenary primordial soup—that potent mix of nationalism, Marxism, feminism, pacifism and, in la belle province, a wallop of Quebecois identity politics— the (fictional) Montreal video production group Vidéo Populaire was inspired ... Read more
In House is a regular column, highlighting the various publishers that have books featured and available for purchase on All Lit Up. Find out things like what sorts of books they publish, where in Canada they call home, and how they got their start.
Public libraries are gathering places, safe community spaces, places out of the cold where citizens can come together face to face, to improve their minds, to be enlightened or informed. Every citizen has a right to belong to a library, and librarians are there to ensure in ... Read more
In today's Movember special edition of Cover Collage, All Lit Up commemorates the month of prostrate cancer awareness with a moustachioed-makeover for some of our favourite book covers. As a bonus: check out some moustached-selfies from some of our favourite authors and publishers. ... Read more
The multi-talented Kate Cayley recently published her first short story collection with St. John's based Pedlar Press. How You Were Born spans various locales, periods of time, and many different people but all offer a bit of light in an otherwise dark world.
Bowering's trademark wit, humour, and lucid, playful writing will transport you to Vancouver of the mid- to late-60s, a Vancouver where neon signs still shimmered on the rain-soaked streets of the Downtown Eastside, and Granville Street bustled with movie-goers.