Evan Munday is the author and illustrator of the Silver Birch shortlisted Dead Kid Detective Agency Series, which includes The Dead Kid Detective Agency, Dial M for Morna, and Loyalist to a Fault. Evan works as publicity manager for children’s books at Penguin Random House Canada. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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
Happy Hallowe’en! We’re celebrating with ten spooky things found in books that we’ll be reading with every light on in the house.
Featuring hand-picked selections by authors we admire for all the readers on your holiday gift list, our Gift Guide Week is as lit as it gets. Today's book recommendations come from super-cool (and not just because he makes his home in the frosty land of Sudbury) playwright ... Read more
If you're getting ready for a weekend of praying to whatever shrine of Obama HOPE posters and #ImWithHer candles in advance of the coming US Election next Tuesday, take a lit break to catch up on what we got up to on All Lit Up this week, and maybe discover a book to shield ... Read more
It’s that time of year again, the one that kids loathe and parents love: back to school. Whether you’re living it or remembering it, school will bring forth a lot of memories for everyone, both good and bad. In today’s Top 10 we’re reminiscing some of our school memories ... Read more
In Canadian Crime Lit Circles, readers are introduced to two separate, yet distinctly important groups of sleuths: the amateurs, who stumble upon crimes taking place around them, and the professionals, who tackle dirtbags for dollars. These are their stories.
Holy Toledo: there are THREE LPG40 events coming at'cha this week in St. John's, Vancouver, and Winnipeg! Not enough? There's also IFOA going down in Toronto, and some author readings mixed in for good measure.
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available ... Read more
We’re already in the thick of Literary Festival Season, with great events like Halifax’s Word on the Street and Winnipeg’s Thin Air Festival already in session or just passed. We’re here with a roundup of what’s yet to come, so clear your calendar! Things are about ... Read more
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