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The Doctor is In: Dr. Gretchen Roedde announces June speaking engagements

Almost two years after publishing her exposé of maternal health care in the developing world, Dr. Gretchen Roedde continues to be an in-demand speaker with professional associations and non-governmental organizations alike. Up next for the Doctor’s Quest author? June engagements … Continue reading

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Tamai Kobayashi slated for Brockton Writers Series

Toronto summers are full of book events that city literature lovers are loath to miss. The latest must-attend reading to add to the calendar is July’s edition of the Brockton Writers Series, headlined by Tamai Kobayashi, author of the acclaimed … Continue reading

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A Trip in Time: Julia Lin reads at UBC’s Alumni Weekend

The best fiction transports you to another time and place. Spanning from Japanese-occupied Taiwan to present-day Canada, the stories in Julia Lin‘s Miah do just that. Now readers can add to the experience by pairing the stories with a tour … Continue reading

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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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A DOCTOR’S QUEST to Saskatoon: Gretchen Roedde joins fundraising efforts

It takes a special type of person to brave a Prairie winter, which explains why the intrepid Dr. Gretchen Roedde, author of A Doctor’s Quest: The Struggle for Mother and Child Health Around the Globe (Dundurn Press, 2012), travelled to … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday: Anna Leventhal’s Toronto launch slated for May 3

They say the book tour is a thing of the past, but tell that to Anna Leventhal. First feted in her adopted home of Montreal, Sweet Affliction (Invisible Publishing, 2014), Leventhal’s debut collection of expertly crafted stories, is slated for … Continue reading

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Around the Country in 180 Days: Richard Scarsbrook confirms readings through October

If our date book is any indication, Richard Scarsbrook is as busy as he is prolific! The Nothing Man and the Purple Zero (Dancing Cat/Cormorant Books) author has announced public appearances–including readings and writing workshops–right through to October. Scarsbrook kicked … Continue reading

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Team Can Lit: Tamai Kobayashi joins Waterloo Indie Lit Night

If one’s company, two’s a crowd, and three’s a party, what’s five? Next month, five of Canada’s best independent presses team up to present Waterloo Indie Lit Night, an evening of readings and literary celebrations featuring some of Can Lit’s … Continue reading

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Excitement Builds for Tamai Kobayashi’s PRAIRIE OSTRICH

Tamai Kobayashi‘s Prairie Ostrich (Goose Lane) is arguably one of the most anticipated independent-press novels of the spring. Certainly it is here at HSWLA, as well as at 49th Shelf. Now, with just under two weeks before the book’s March … Continue reading

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Keeping dreams alive: Pamela Mordecai to read at Romanian General Consulate

With help from Subversive Sonnets poet Pamela Mordecai, the Romanian General Consulate in Toronto has two reasons to brave the cold on January 15th: the birthdays of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mihai Eminescu, men linked by dreams of freedom. … Continue reading

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