Douglas Glover was recipient of the 2006 Writers' Trust of Canada Timothy Findley Award for his body of work. His bestselling novel Elle won the Governor-General's Award and was a finalist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. A Guide to Animal Behaviour was a finalist for the 1991 Governor-General's Award, and 16 Categories of Desire was shortlisted for the 2000 Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Award.
Just last year this country’s oldest independent publisher celebrated its 60th birthday. Goose Lane Editions, based in Fredericton, New Brunswick has been publishing books since 1954 but before that it was actually a literary magazine.
We know, we know — you love indie Canadian books, and would love to attend readings and launch parties for new fall books and local authors — but it can be overwhelming, what with the hundreds of events happening all of the time, all over the country.
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Douglas Glover deals with love of any and every kind in his latest collection of stories, Savage Love, published by Goose Lane Editions in 2013. Steven W. Beattie declared this the best book he read in 2013 and Chatelaine says Glover's stories are "wildly creative." If you need ... Read more
At this point, it seems safe to say that pretty much anyone who identifies as a bit of a bookworm is aware that the short story is currently enjoying a bit of a renaissance. In Canada this is in no small part due to the recent Nobel Prize win by the master of the format, Alice ... Read more
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