George Murray is the author of five acclaimed books of poetry, one bestselling book of aphorisms, and two books for children. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Saturday’s Family Literacy Day, so why not cozy up with your munchkins tomorrow morning with one of these 10 read-together wonders?
Lots to do in this week in book events: including the ushering in of a new Giller winner! With a 3/5 chance of it being an indie book, we like those odds!
And of course, it's Remembrance Day on Wednesday, folks – please do take a moment to reflect in whichever way suits you ... Read more
There's tons going on this week, including Vancouver Writers' Fest, our second LPG40 event, this time in Montreal, and the International Festival of Authors in Toronto and surrounding area. BUT: if you go and do anything this week, make sure you VOTE first. VOTE. VOTE. VOTE. ... 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
Starting December 1st right through December 19th we’ll be highlighting all kinds of amazing books to help you find something for the booklover on your list (or, let’s face it, for yourself).
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
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.
Poetry lovers, it's that time of year once again, the most wonderful time of year... it's National Poetry Month! Pardon us for our excitement, but as a group of Canadian literary publishers that has produced 160 poetry collections over the last year alone, NPM is like Christmas, ... Read more
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