Jon Chan Simpson grew up in Red Deer, Alberta. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto's MA Creative Writing program, and his work has been featured in Ricepaper magazine.
If you're in Toronto this week, IFOA's Battle of the Bards is like a pregame for April's poetry month! And if you're not, don't worry - there's a lot going on in Hamilton, Montreal and Vancouver, too.
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Here’s a list of 39 things that (maybe for sure) happened on the way to publishing my first (Diverse) book, Chinkstar, published by Coach House Books.
We've got an all-Ontario slate of reading events this week. If you know of an event happening elsewhere, please feel free to add it in the comments, below!
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Word on the Street Toronto and Word Vancouver are this week, but if you don't live in those two cities, no problem. There's something literary going on almost everywhere!
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It’s TIFF time, and, as always, we can’t help but check out the awesome slate of films destined to grace Toronto screens without being reminded of great books that have a similar tone or theme. We’ve put together four Canadian picks for you to check out, plus added some ... Read more
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