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Monthly Archives: November 2012

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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IN THE BODY and in demand: Baggio confirms November readings

Allison Baggio and her story collection, In the Body (ECW Press 2012), called “audacious” by the Toronto Star, are hitting the road this November. These readings take Baggio throughout Southern Ontario, and follow her recent appearances at Word on the Street and on the … Continue reading

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New fiction by critically acclaimed writer Martin Mordecai!

For adult fans of Martin Mordecai‘s critically acclaimed middle-grade novel, Blue Mountain Trouble (Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic 2009), here’s great news: Mordecai’s hauntingly beautiful short story “Tree” has just been published in issue 13 of the Maple Tree Literary Supplement.  “Tree,” which tenderly … Continue reading

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