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Girl in Hamilton: Allison Baggio slated for gritLIT cabaret

Hamilton, Ontario’s premier celebration of the written word, the gritLIT Festival, has unveiled its 2013 schedule. Allison Baggio, author of Girl In Shades (ECW Press, 2011) and In the Body (ECW Press, 2012), will end the five-day festival on a high note during gritLIT’s … Continue reading

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The grand tour: Richard Scarsbrook schedules 2013 readings throughout southern Ontario

A new year has brought new opportunities to meet, hear, and study with author Richard Scarsbrook! The author of the White Pine Award-winning The Monkeyface Chronicles (Thistledown Press, 2010) is scheduled to host a variety of workshops and readings right through the … Continue reading

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Back to the future: L.A. Morse titles return to print

Four previously out-of-print cult fiction favourites by Toronto’s L.A. Morse are now available for the digital age! First published between 1979 and 1985, The Flesh Eaters, The Old Dick, The Big Enchilada, and Sleaze are published by E-Reads for a variety of electronic devices, including the Kobo, Kindle, … Continue reading

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Season’s socializing: Pamela Mordecai’s winter readings

With the holidays over and snow piling up, it’s tempting to hibernate and dream of spring. But Subversive Sonnets-poet Pamela Mordecai gives us two great reasons to stay social this season: upcoming Toronto appearances at the Academy of the Impossible … Continue reading

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Taking her quest to Ottawa: Dr. Gretchen Roedde brings maternal health care concerns to the capital

With the United Nations Population Fund recently declaring contraception a human right, maternal health care in the developing world is back in the public eye. Working to keep it there is Dr. Gretchen Roedde, author of the bestselling A Doctor’s … Continue reading

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Celebrate the season in literary style with forthcoming HSWLA author appearances!

As 2012 draws to a close, HSW Literary Agency authors continue to be in demand! Last week Girl In Shades author Allison Baggio helped Whitby Public Library patrons crack the mystery of the first novel by sharing the setbacks and successes … Continue reading

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Mordecai takes Memorial: Newfoundland university plays host to SUBVERSIVE SONNETS poet

With poetry as with time, Newfoundland leads the rest of Canada! This week the province hosts a series of appearances by acclaimed poet Pamela Mordecai in advance of her reading at the TSAR Publications group launch in Toronto on November 21st. Pamela Mordecai’s Newfoundland tour … Continue reading

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Merriment loves company: new books by Lin, Mordecai to be feted at TSAR group launch

Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a community to properly launch a book. With this in mind, TSAR Publications is gathering Toronto literati to celebrate its fall 2012 list, which includes Julia Lin‘s debut story collection, Miah, and Pamela … Continue reading

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Meagher’s PEARLS IN THE ASHES is a real treasure

Shelagh Meagher, an HSW Literary Agency client since 2009, has just published her first novel.  Pearls in the Ashes (Torriver Press 2012) is the richly evocative and thought-provoking story of Dash, a Tibetan boy forced to leave his nomadic family for life … Continue reading

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An evening with Mary Lou Dickinson

Mary Lou Dickinson, author of the novel Ile d’Or (Inanna 2010) and the short story collection One Day It Happens (Inanna 2007), has been invited to participate in the Rowers Pub Reading Series, Toronto’s preeminent monthly reading series. Dickinson currently has … Continue reading

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