Claire Tacon's first novel, In the Field, was the winner of the 2010 Metcalf-Rooke Award. Her fiction has been shortlisted for the Bronwen Wallace Award, the CBC Literary Prizes and the Playboy College Fiction Contest, and has appeared in journals and anthologies such as The New Quarterly, SubTerrain and Best Canadian Short Stories. She has an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia and is a past fiction editor of PRISM international. Claire is a lecturer at St. Jerome's University and runs the fiction podcast The Oddments Tray with Chioke I'Anson.
We consulted the stars (internet) and our shelves to bring you book recommendations based (sort of) on your zodiac sign.
This week we observed International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples with books by Indigenous authors we admire, got chatty about our #ALUbookclub pick The Figgs, contemplated gender and writing, and more.
For literary-minded dads to baseball-obsessed dads and ones who are both, we've got a top 10 list of books to gift your father and father-figures this Father's Day.
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