Jordan Tannahill is an Ottawa-born, London UK-based playwright and filmmaker. His work has been presented at major theatres and festivals across Canada and internationally. He won the Governor General's Award for Drama in 2014 for Age of Minority and was shortlisted for the prize again in 2016 for Concord Floral. From 2012 to 2016 he ran the alternative art space Videofag with William Ellis out of their home, a former barbershop in Toronto's Kensington Market.
This week Sto:lo author Lee Maracle graced us with a must-read essay about the vitality of Indigenous works and recognition in Canada, scary books dominated our top 10 list, and Merriam-Webster’s Time Traveler tool made for a wordy geek-out, and more.
This week we continued celebrating women authors and artists, learned about the making of audiobooks, and spooked ourselves out with talk of a haunted bookshop.
It probably surprises few that audiobooks have seen a huge surge in popularity and availability in recent years, thanks to the proliferation of listening technology (that'd be your smartphones, folks) as well as a huge demand for audio content (audiobooks, yes, and podcasts, ... Read more
Catch up on our love fest this week and our top reads.
You know this person: they judiciously follow the movie awards race and watch every Oscars to the end (even when the technical awards were mixed in). Your giftee loves gripping acting and dramatic scenarios, whether it's the uncomfortable tension in Carnage or the twanging of ... Read more
Featuring hand-picked selections by authors we admire for all the readers on your holiday gift list, our Gift Guide Week is as lit as it gets. Today's book recommendations come from super-cool (and not just because he makes his home in the frosty land of Sudbury) playwright ... Read more
Our exploits this week including literary recluses, war books, and more. Read on to check out top 10s, interviews, and book recommendations.
There's nothing scary about three season launches and two festivals this week (well, maybe that we don't have enough time to see them all!).
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, ... Read more
Long weekend! That means extra reading time, plus this one comes with a side of turkey and mashed potatoes. We hope you're enjoying your Thanksgiving weekend, whatever it is your doing. If you do need a break from the festivities, we've got you covered with some great book news ... Read more
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