Andrew Forbes is the author of the story collections Lands and Forests (Invisible Publishing, 2019) and What You Need (2015), which was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, and named a finalist for the Trillium Book Prize. He is also the author of The Utility of Boredom: Baseball Essays (2016). Forbes lives in Peterborough, Ontario.
This week includes August book club, a baseball essay, sickness poetry, horror as a tool for anti-racism, and more.
For our final week of our July book club, we've rounded up four follow-up reads to Karen Hofmann's Echolocation (NeWest Press) that'll keep the short story times rolling.
This week we willed some warm weather (spoiler: it didn't work) with our Do-Lit-Yourself hanging planters, read some short fiction for Short Story Month, and said farewell to two CanLit treasures.
It's the unofficial first day of the 2019 Major League Baseball season and we're heading full swing into it with a roundup of power hitters—books about baseball.
There's a coast-to-coast roster of events going down this week, from a 40th anniversary party on the west coast to a night of readings and music in resistance on the east.
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