With more than 700,000 Instagram followers and some celebrity fans behind her, is Lebanese-Canadian poet Najwa Zebian poised to be the next Rupi Kaur?
Vancouver lawyer and creative-writing grad Lisa Jean Helps is offering 30-minute pro bono consultations for anyone who has received a cease and desist letter related to speaking up about an assault.
PLR cheques went in the mail today, along with letters introducing some major changes to the program.
"The most striking aspect of The Boat People lies in its quietly confident understanding that everyone is complicit in systems of racial and ethnic violence."
A Valentine's Day gift from Caitlin Press for all those who love Canadian writing.
Djamila Ibrahim left behind a government career to focus on her true passion, writing. Her risk paid off.
Back by popular demand! It's been five years since Q&Q's last book-industry salary survey. It's a quick one, and your input will help develop an accurate snapshot of what it's like to work in Canadian publishing today.
Librarians are excited for upcoming March titles by Sarah Henstra, Nathan Ripley, and Ray Robertson.
Small Print Toronto found a very special way to pay tribute to kidlit publisher Sheila Barry. (illustration by Sydney Smith)
It's Q&Q's kidlit spotlight featuring Christopher Paul Curtis, Rachel Hartman, books and bullies, and more. On newsstands now!
Kidlit authors Natale Ghent, Kevin Sylvester, Richard Scrimger, and Kevin Sands share their experiences taking on young readers at the Toronto qualifier.
Once again, Indigo reports its highest ever quarterly revenues, while looking forward to rolling out its cultural department store concept to 20 more locations.
A new lit prize out of the U.K. will honour books in which no female character may be “beaten, stalked, sexually exploited, raped or murdered.” Author Elisabeth de Mariaffi would rather see more stories that reflect the reality of violence in women's lives.
Elisabeth de Mariaffi's "Hysteria not only provides the thrills of a suspenseful, disturbing read. On a deeper level, the novel highlights the manipulation, coercion, and abuse of women that, sadly, remains an urgent issue today."
Good news for Ontario authors and other artists with disabilities.
Ultimate fangirl Sam Maggs is ready for her OLA Super Conference debut. But first she talks graphic novels, video games, and Victorian fiction with Q&Q.
Cap off a long week with a recap of kidlit news, including a sneak look at Jillian Tamaki's poster for Children's Book Week.
Check out what's in store this season for new and discerning readers.
A starred review for Paige Cooper's debut story collection, which reviewer Andre Forget calls an "intoxicating read."
Kobo is now producing its own audiobook content, starting with Zoe Whittall's The Best Kind of People.
"I was just happy and flattered that he'd even read it," says the debut novelist about Being John Malkovich director Charlie Kaufman.
Friends and colleagues remember Nancy Richler as "compassionate and caring, while remaining fiercely committed to her craft."
The cool kids' event is all grown up. Where else can you perform “The Alligator Pie Blues" with Dennis Lee?
Roll out the red carpet: The adaptation of Deborah Ellis's The Breadwinner is up for an Academy Award.
A look ahead at a season filled with provocative stories and insights.
A starred review for Thomas Trofimuk's "powerful, dazzling accomplishment."
Update: there are more than 600 signatures now, which means this petition will go to the House of Commons.
Approximately another 150 signatures are needed to get this petition in front of the House of Commons.
Dartmouth readers will have to wait patiently for better weather to take advantage of their new outdoor library space.
Jordan Tannahill has a new book out this week, and his new production debuts at Canadian Stage.
Required reading before tonight's episode of The Bachelor.
More than 60 authors have already added their names to the statement.
Q&Q's Spring Preview continues with Naben Ruthnum, author of the debut thriller Find You in the Dark, written under the pseudonym Nathan Ripley.
"This thoughtful and disturbing memoir poignantly illustrates how, for good or ill, the power of art can transform human understanding."
While there have been calls to take down the UBC Accountable site, a new name has been added to the signatory list: Laura Kipnis, U.S. author of Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus.
Kicking off Q&Q's spring preview coverage with a selection of the season's most-anticipated fiction and poetry.
Indigo is returning to Robson Street in a big way, with a 29,000-square-foot retail space currently occupied by fast-fashion chain Forever 21.
Malaika’s Costume author Nadia Hohn remembers Groundwood publisher Sheila Barry: "I have a renewed fire inside me to continue her legacy of diverse children’s literature."
Word on the Street Toronto has hired the former director of the Toronto Vegetarian Association as its new leader.
A French company is putting a new spin on airport reads.
A handful of authors are taking action in hopes of providing emerging writers with new opportunities. Could this be the start of a new movement?
Travis Lupick’s book does not shy away from the negative, but the lingering feeling the reader is left with is one of hope.
The B.C. government is looking for student, staff, and faculty input into their schools' sexual violence and misconduct policies.
A week after Mike Spry posted his CanLit Accountable essay on witnessing sexual misconduct at Concordia University, referring to his own books as a "transactional reward for preserving the cultural and institutional privilege of an undeserving few," his publisher has cut ties with him.
Two new swoon-worthy picture books to read on a cold day.
Travel back to the '70s with this new cover for Lisa Moore's novel Caught.
Writers at the Rose will pair up high-profile interviewers and writers, starting with Karl Subban on Feb. 8.
Toronto agent Kelvin Kong has set up his own shop, K2 Literary.
In the tradition of Wilbur and Fern, Marianne Dumas's debut picture book features an interspecies friendship.
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