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George Mercer’s fifth book Harking is the 2022 Gold Medal recipient for Best Regional Fiction (Western Canada) at the Independent Publisher Book Awards. Over the past 5 years, all five books have been IPPY medalists. Harking is the coming of-age-story of 17 year-old Harking Thompson’s fight to save... More

New Publication

The Sisters Sputnik is the sequel to Terri Favro's 2017 novel Sputnik's Children, a Globe 100 Book  longlisted for CBC Canada Reads and shortlisted for the Sunburst Prize for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Publisher's Weekly called The Sisters Sputnik "fast-moving and... More

Congratulations

Great news! I'm extremely pleased and honoured to announce that my debut novel The Transaction, published by Guernica Editions, has won The Eric Hoffer Award in the Mystery/Crime category. The novel was also shortlisted for the Grand Prize and the First Horizon Award. I'd like to congratulate all... More

New Publication

My new novel, What Is Written on the Tongue, was launched in April by ECW Press. Available everywhere! More

New Publication

Out this week! With the massive amount of book on the market, authors need to take an active role in promoting their book(s) if they hope to be successful. Sell Your Book gives authors tried methods that have been successful in selling books regardless of being traditionally published or self-... More

New Publication

Two poems from Marvyne Jenoff's new collection, Climbing the Rain (Silver Bow Publishing), have been published online: "Fish Tank" was featured in Angel House Press's virtual Poetry Month collection, http://nationalpoetrymonth.ca/.  Click on April 22 on the calendar at the top. "Water" was included... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Baraka Books Book Launch    FOXHUNT    Wed. May 4, 2022 06:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)  Register to attend the launch here: Zoom Registration   Luke Beirne will discuss passivity, loyalty and literature in times of political upheaval. Foxhunt arrives just as a new Cold War is closing in.    “A... More

Literary Reading or Event (Virtual Event)

Readings by Poet Laureates across Ontario in celebration of National Poetry Month. Apr 21, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT Virtual on Zoom, Register to attend the event. Al Moritz – Toronto Randell Adjei – Province of Ontario Jessica Outram – Cobourg Anna Yin – First Poet Laureate of Mississauga Richard... More

Literary Reading or Event

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 from 7:00 to 8:15 pm EDT Poem in Your Pocket Day at Atwater Poetry Project To celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day/ La Journée du poème à porter, readings by poets Andrée Levesque Sioui,  Anna Yin, and Bänoo Zan, with guest host Marcela Huerta. In partnership with La poésie... More

Members' Activity

Join K.R. Byggdin in Winnipeg, Steinbach, Toronto, Halifax, or online for the launch of their debut novel. Wonder World is the story of twenty-seven-year-old Isaac Funk, who is broke, drifting, and questioning his lonely existence on the East Coast. Having left his conservative hometown of Newfield... More

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