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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Another day, another rave

If your Saturday routine doesn’t include poring over the Globe and Mail with a cup of coffee, you may have missed the review of Darcie Friesen Hossack‘s Commonwealth Prize-nominated Mennonites Don’t Dance. Darcie is praised for her deft touch and her … Continue reading

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Mary Lou Dickinson at Novel Idea

Those of you who are looking ahead to March may want to circle Thursday the 10th on your calendars: Mary Lou Dickinson, author of the acclaimed Ile D’Or (Inanna Publications, May 2010), will read from her novel at Kingston, Ontario’s … Continue reading

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February readings spotlight HSWLA authors

Next week is shaping up to be a busy one for HSW Literary Agency authors. As we’ve already noted, Pamela Mordecai is slated–along with Rachel Manley and Olive Senior–to read at the Toronto Public Library’s Don Mills Branch on Wednesday, February … Continue reading

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Mennonites Don’t Dance nominated for Commonwealth Prize!

We are thrilled to announce that Darcie Friesen Hossack‘s accomplished debut short story collection, Mennonites Don’t Dance, has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book – Canada and the Caribbean! This nomination caps a season of … Continue reading

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Catching up with Alison Lohans

Alison Lohans is one of the HSW Literary Agency’s most prolific clients. While she always seems to have something on the go, the past year has been especially busy. In January 2010, Alison’s middle-grade novel Doppelganger was published as part … Continue reading

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Pamela Mordecai at the Richmond Hill Public Library TONIGHT!

Get better acquainted with the work of Pamela Mordecai, author/poet/playwright-extraordinaire, at the Richmond Hill Public Library’s Central branch. Starting at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Pamela–who was recently interviewed for Open Book Toronto by Adebe D.A.– will read from her short story … Continue reading

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