Brit Griffin is co-author of We Lived A Life and Then Some: the life and death of a mining town (Between the Lines, 1996), a non-fiction histroical book which made the 2011 CBC Cross Country Check Up Reading List. Brit was publisher of Highgrader Magazine for 10 years, an independent publication focused on rural and resource based communities. She won two American Catholic Press Awards for her writing on family life, and has worked as a freelancer in print, video and radio. She lives in Cobalt, Ont. with her husband Charlie Angus. They have three daughters.
Today's First Fiction Friday features The Wintermen, a novel about climate change-induced endless winter, corporate centralization and control, and a scrappy band of northerners trying to keep things the way they were. See why author Tony Burgess calls this debut, David-and-Goliath ... Read more
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 nineth day of 12 ... Read more
Fall is a busy time of year in the publishing world. In addition to all the Starbucks runs for Pumpkin Spice-type hot beverages, it is also when most of the heavy hitters are published and it seems like literary awards are announced on a weekly, if not almost daily, basis. With ... Read more
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