Julie Paul is the author of two previous short story collections, The Jealousy Bone and The Pull of the Moon, and the poetry collection The Rules of the Kingdom. The Pull of the Moon won the 2015 Victoria Book Prize and was a Globe and Mail Top 100 book. She lives in Victoria, BC.
For many of us, summer vacation is a chance to take a break from our regular daily schedule: wake up, shower, eat, work, eat, sleep, REPEAT. It can get pretty monotonous. But that doesn’t mean your summer reads have to be. We’ve picked a selection of five books beyond the ... Read more
From feline some cat-covered books to indulging our design-geek tendencies this week was a feast for our eyes. Scroll on for that and much more!
No, they’re not stories that are mad at you: short story collections offer a window into ideas, themes, and feelings, as well as providing an author the chance to flex their writerly muscle, honing every paragraph down to perfect sentences; sentences to perfect words. As Andrew ... Read more
When it comes to reading, there are so many fantastic books out there that it is very easy for your to-be-read pile to continue to grow exponentially in comparison to your read pile. This works the same way as your Pinterest cooking and DIY boards. We’re like that too. But ... Read more
All Lit Up authors are embarking on all kinds of tours and reading series this week. Looking for something a little different? Why not try on an art exhibit or play inspired by books, instead? We've got it all.
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available ... Read more
Holy toledo: our 13 featured book events this week are truly coast to coast to coast: from Victoria, to Halifax, to Whitehorse! Bundle up (unless you live on the West Coast, in which case, stop making the rest of us jealous) and head out to one (or all!) of the great events ... 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.
Well, budding members ... Read more
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