Donna-Michelle St. Bernard is an emcee, playwright, and arts administrator. Her work has been recognized with a Siminovitch Prize nomination, SATAward nomination, the Herman Voaden Playwriting Award, the Enbridge playRites Award, a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play, and two nominations for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama. She is the current artistic director of New Harlem Productions. She is based in Toronto.
This week's roundup includes new poetry, a performance edition of Indie Reading Room, book design, the healing power of art, and more!
The All Lit Up Indie Reading Room is open for another season with more authors and new books! If you tuned into our first iteration of IRR, you'll remember we hosted live readings via Zoom all May long. This time we're taking it to the gram with a lineup of ten fantastic authors ... Read more
With the long *cold* month of January almost behind us, we already have our sights set on February and that brings us to Black History Month. Check out this collection of 8 awesome reads that celebrate black Canadian authors and stories – part of Canada's rich and diverse ... Read more
Whether you're going to mainline the Oscars tomorrow night or eschew them in favour of a great book, we have suggestions for both camps in today's week in review.
Just because launch season is slowing, it's FAR from over: there's Words festival in London, plus all the great reading series and launches you could ever hope to shake a stick at (though we don't know why you would hope that, we respect your choices).
Are you hosting an event ... Read more
Sadly, The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood was the first book to be eliminated in this year's Canada Reads throwdown. If you loved the dystopian nature of The Year of the Flood but are interested in trying something a little different, The Unplugging, a play by Yvette ... Read more
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