Amanda Leduc's essays and stories have appeared in publications across Canada, the US, and the UK. She is the author of the novels The Miracles of Ordinary Men and the forthcoming The Centaur's Wife . She has cerebral palsy and lives in Hamilton, Ontario, where she works as the Communications Coordinator for the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD), Canada's first festival for diverse authors and stories.
Between binging Netflix's Pandemic and further feeding our worries, we soothed our fears with poetry: reading it, listening to it, and sharing it with you. Scroll on for more on that, as well as an important take on accessibility and books from Amanda Leduc, a virtual chat with ... Read more
Once upon a time there was a girl in a forest. Once upon a time, there was a prince who’d lost his way.
Once upon a time, a girl donned a red cape and took her grandmother a basket filled with sweet cakes and wine.
Once upon a time, a man who so longed for a child cried ... Read more
It is winter 2012. I am walking across campus with fellow students from my poetry workshop to the bus loop, where I’ll catch a 99 back to the apartment with the leaky solarium I share with my partner. It’s a miserable day—cold, grey, with very little colour outside except ... Read more
Our annual Gift Guide Week is back with hand-picked selections by authors we admire for all kinds of readers on your holiday gift list. First up is author, poet and Writers' Trust finalist Téa Mutonji who shares six choice titles for everyone on your list from best friends ... Read more
A year ago today, we announced that we were launching ourselves into literary online space, a final frontier of independent Canadian-only bookselling where no one had gone before. The thing that buoyed us most over this year (other than people buying indie, of course)? Your ... Read more
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