Ariel Gordon is a Winnipeg-based author of two collections of urban-nature poetry, both of which won the Lansdowne Prize for Poetry. Gordon also co-edited the anthology GUSH: menstrual manifestos for our times (Frontenac House, 2018) and is the ringleader of the National Poetry Month in the Winnipeg Free Press project. Her most recent book is Treed: Walking in Canada's Urban Forests (Wolsak & Wynn, 2019).
This week on the blog: the ALU Indie Reading Room, author interviews, a stunning debut, and more.
This week we officially turned five and threw ourselves a week-long book party in celebration, took an armchair walking tour of the urban forest, tsked at some ill-advised bookmarks, and more.
Ariel Gordon's essay collection Treed (Wolsak & Wynn) is a walking tour of the urban forest: from the effects of climate change on the urban forest to foraging in the city, the essays explore our relationship with the natural world. Below Ariel shares about how trust was the ... Read more
This week we got trendy with food, cooled down with some paLITas, and started our August book club!
It's June, bookbugs! There are plenty of launches, parties, and readings to keep you busy in this week's events roundup.
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, time, and address ... Read more
If you're a regular reader of the ALU blog, you know we've already got our own NPM celebrations happening with our Poetry Primer series, but we thought we'd take a minute to support the League of Canadian Poets and their NPM efforts.
We’re doing a spin on the classic holiday ditty, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” with our 12 Days of CanLit series this holiday season. Sing along with our countdown of themed book picks, straight down to our number 1 (that’s 78 books in all!).
On the third day of 12 Days ... Read more
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