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Celebrating Story: May is International Short Story Month

May is International Short Story Month, and for lovers of the form like us, that’s cause for celebrations! Celebrations like the standing room-only Toronto launch of one of the smartest collections of the season, Anna Leventhal‘s Sweet Affliction, or like … Continue reading

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Yes, we can: overcoming writer’s insecurities with Allison Baggio

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, Allison Baggio, author of Girl in Shades (ECW Press 2011) and In the Body (ECW Press 2012), will give Ontario Writers’ Conference attendees a boost of confidence with a workshop on overcoming writer insecurities. Through … Continue reading

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Baggio to help ECW Press launch fall 2013 list

Allison Baggio continues to be in demand on the Ontario literary circuit. The Girl in Shades author helps ECW Press launch its fall 2013 list next week with a reading from her 2012 story collection, In the Body. All are … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Baggio’s short fiction is long on appeal: Toronto Star

The 49th Shelf named Allison Baggio‘s In the Body (ECW Press 2012) one of the fall’s most-anticipated books, and for the Toronto Star, the collection did not disappoint! On Friday the Star reviewer called the debut collection, Baggio’s follow-up to her novel Girl in Shades, “one of … Continue reading

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The Fullness of Fall: HSWLA titles among season’s most-anticipated books

If the book business is an orchard, it’s densest and most varied as leaves begin to turn and stone fruits give way to apples and pears. But with so many new, appealing options, it’s hard to know which to pick and sample first. Happily, book media publish most-anticipated lists that are guaranteed … Continue reading

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IN THE BODY and on the road

When the weather cools each fall, the literary social calendar heats up as authors and book lovers alike flit from one reading to the next. Girl in Shades-author Allison Baggio will be especially busy this year, kicking off a series of events celebrating In the Body … Continue reading

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GIRL IN SHADES makes waves south of the border

Perhaps we wrote too soon when we recapped the best of the press garnered by Allison Baggio‘s debut novel, Girl in Shades. A review from Pennsylvania’s The Weekender found its way to our inbox only this morning, and it is quite the rave. … Continue reading

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