Montreal Gazette cartoonist Terry Mosher (Aislin) has won two National Newspaper Awards; five individual prizes from the international Salon of Caricature; Canadian News Hall of Fame, Officer of the Order of Canada, and honorary Doctor of Letters from McGill University.
In the Prairies this week? Don't miss a Rudy Wiebe double-header. Then swing by Toronto on Saturday for the Indie Literary Market! All this and more, this week in lit events.
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In House is a regular column, highlighting the various publishers that have books featured and available for purchase on All Lit Up. Find out things like what sorts of books they publish, where in Canada they call home, and how they got their start.
Is your schedule crammed with more work parties and family get-togethers than a plate of holiday cookies? See if you can squeeze in a few more of these great literary events happening across Canada this week – just like with cookies, you'll find you've always got room.
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No rest for the literary, friends. This week, check out some poetry (or read your own) at the Hart House Review speakeasy in Toronto, laugh/sigh at Canadian politics with Terry Mosher in Quebec, and launch it up with Guernica Editions.
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If you’re at all familiar with All Lit Up, you know that we tend toward the quirky, the new, the different. Our unique Inspire! preview gives you the lowdown of not-to-miss sessions with some of our fantastic authors and publishers for almost every kind of reader: nine things ... Read more
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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The fall is filled with fabulous literary festivals. Think author signings, readings, writing workshops — and the opportunity to discover great new books and meet Canadian publishers and editors.
Stephen Leacock's classic story collection, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, and its fictional setting of small-town Mariposa has delighted audiences for 102 years. Before and since, Canadians have upheld a long tradition of hilarity, in whatever circumstances -- and this ... Read more
Today is the first day of Comic-Con International in San Diego. It's a huge, annual comic book convention (the largest in the US), and its mandate is to create "awareness and appreciation for comics and related popular art forms." Some 130,000 lucky visitors are about to spend ... Read more
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