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Limited-edition chapbook of stories by Anna Leventhal!

Montreal writer, radio producer, and performance artist Anna Leventhal has just published a limited-edition chapbook of three short stories–one of them new–with Paper Pusher Print Works, a Canadian micro-press that produces beautiful hand-made books, posters, and paper goods. Moving Day & … Continue reading

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Best of the press!

As November draws to a close, the lists of bests and most-memorables seem to come from all corners of publishing. Yes, the HSW Literary Agency thinks it’s a little too early to reflect on the whole year, too. Instead, we’re rounding-up recent media attention for Allison Baggio’s debut novel, Girl in Shades. Continue reading

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LOCAVORE glitters gold at Canadian Culinary Book Awards

The HSW Literary Agency is delighted to announce that Sarah Elton‘s Locavore: From Farmers’ Fields to Rooftop Gardens – How Canadians Are Changing the Way We Eatis a Canadian Culinary Book Award gold medallist! The book, which HSWLA sold to HarperCollins … Continue reading

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Mary Lou Finlay “one of Canada’s best”!

The Canadian Broadcast Corporation, Canada’s public broadcaster, is marking its 75th anniversary with a look back at some of the personalities who enriched the airwaves through the years, including the incomparable Mary Lou Finlay. Finlay, who retired from the CBC in … Continue reading

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A distinguished award for two distinguished clients!

The HSW Literary Agency is thrilled to announce that two of our clients, Lynne Kositsky and Roger Stritmatter, will receive the Vero Nihil Verius Award for Distinguished Scholarship from Concordia University‘s Shakespeare Authorship Research Center. The award is to honour the pair’s … Continue reading

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On the road with Allison Baggio

The calendar hasn’t turned yet, and already Allison Baggio‘s October schedule looks pretty full. In support of her debut novel, Girl in Shades, which is published on the first of the month, Allison will be making the rounds on the blog circuit. Scheduled stops … Continue reading

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GIRL IN SHADES in CHATELAINE!

Tomorrow marks the official first day of fall, but in publishing, the season is already well underway. The longlist for the first of the big three awards for Canadian literary fiction has been announced; tickets for the International Festival of Authors are … Continue reading

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MINERVA’S VOYAGE a Children’s Centre Best Book!

The HSW Literary Agency is thrilled to announce that Lynne Kositsky‘s Minerva’s Voyage (Dundurn Press)–described by CM Magazine as “an exhilarating adventure story” with a “believable and authentic” protagonist–has been named to the Canadian Children’s Book Centre‘s annual list of … Continue reading

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Advance praise for Alison Lohans’ PICTURING ALYSSA

As you may know, Alison Lohans, the prolific author of young adult and children’s books, has a new novel out this September. Picturing Alyssa, published by Dundurn Press, follows Alyssa Dixon as a photograph literally transports her to an Iowa … Continue reading

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MENNONITES DON’T DANCE a Danuta Gleed Runner-Up

Capping off what has been a stellar first eight months post-publication, Mennonites Don’t Dance, the debut collection of short stories by Darcie Friesen Hossack, was selected as one of two runners up for the 2010 Danuta Gleed Literary Award. The … Continue reading

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