Victoria Hetherington is a Toronto-based author, poet and visual artist, and aside from her novella I Have to Tell You her work has previously appeared in Joyland, Broken Pencil, The Puritan, This Recording, and The Hart House Review, to name but a few. Mooncalves is her debut novel.
Are you sick of cliché greeting cards and empty capitalist gestures? Flowers and chocolates not doing it for you? Here’s a Valentine’s Day reading list featuring some fantastically unconventional indie books that challenge and expand our definition of “love.” Dark, ... Read more
It’s easy to believe—from their perch on your bookshelves and on bedside tables – that books live a quiet little life, keeping time and company with the sunbeams, shadows, and dust motes. The truth is they have a very full life before they make it into your hands and your ... Read more
This week we launched Off/Kilter, our new column devoted to books of the magical, surreal variety, shared some monster-approved books, got a behind-the-scenes of audiobook making, and much more!
Welcome to Off/Kilter, a brand new blog column on All Lit Up devoted to books of a magical and surreal nature, featuring alternate realities, dystopian worlds, strange beasties and more. From the dark and fantastical to the joyfully absurd, we’ll explore how books within ... Read more
Whether you buy into the bad-luck portents of Friday the 13th or look forward to getting a little spooked out in support of the bad-rap day, we've got a booklist of spooky(ish) reads to make the day decidedly more eerie.
While summer might be coming to an end, we've still got some time left before we watch the credits roll! We've put together a few book recommendations to check out before/after watching some of the season's hottest flicks.
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.
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