Thomas Blais-Leblanc was born in Montréal in 1993. He studied cartooning at UQO from 2012 to 2015. It was during his final year at school that he started work on VII, which eventually became his first professional book. Thom grew up on a diet of cartoons and european bande dessinée, his already well-established style elegantly bridging the gap between Fred, Gotlib and Chuck Jones' Looney Tunes.
Our annual Gift Guide Week is here, featuring hand-picked selections by authors we admire for all the readers on your holiday gift list.
Our first gift guide recommender is poet and culture writer Natasha Ramoutar who shares five choice titles for everyone from "the one getting ... Read more
THIS WEEK: literary follow-ups to give your Netflix queue a break, author chats and inside scoops, tips to finding a book without its title, and more.
We wrapped up National Poetry Month with five author interviews and excerpts, and a thoughtful piece on writing poetry through times of crisis from Natasha Ramoutar.
All Lit Up turns five today! With growing pains behind us, we're blowing out our candles with a look back on five of our favourite features on the blog AND five + five books we loved this year.
Our final #aluhotsummer picks are for the young at heart: check out our roundup of five books that will make your inner teen yeet.
Montreal-based publisher Metonymy Press—the passion project of high-school friends Ashley Fortier and Oliver Fugler—got its start just a few short years ago. Publishing literary fiction and nonfiction by emerging writers, Metonymy produces quality books that appeal to queer, ... Read more
This week we welcomed spring (in our hearts and future reading piles) with our spring preview, rounded up some of our favourite fairy-tale-inspired books, discovered debut fiction, and more.
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