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New writing by Erika Rummel

Fans of Erika Rummel‘s Playing Naomi (Guernica Editions 2009)–among them, surely, the poet and critic Judith Fitzgerald, who called the book ”imaginatively artful” and “gripping” when she reviewed it for the Globe & Mail–will be delighted to hear that an audio excerpt of Erika’s … Continue reading

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Best of the press!

As November draws to a close, the lists of bests and most-memorables seem to come from all corners of publishing. Yes, the HSW Literary Agency thinks it’s a little too early to reflect on the whole year, too. Instead, we’re rounding-up recent media attention for Allison Baggio’s debut novel, Girl in Shades. Continue reading

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LOCAVORE glitters gold at Canadian Culinary Book Awards

The HSW Literary Agency is delighted to announce that Sarah Elton‘s Locavore: From Farmers’ Fields to Rooftop Gardens – How Canadians Are Changing the Way We Eatis a Canadian Culinary Book Award gold medallist! The book, which HSWLA sold to HarperCollins … Continue reading

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A distinguished award for two distinguished clients!

The HSW Literary Agency is thrilled to announce that two of our clients, Lynne Kositsky and Roger Stritmatter, will receive the Vero Nihil Verius Award for Distinguished Scholarship from Concordia University‘s Shakespeare Authorship Research Center. The award is to honour the pair’s … Continue reading

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MINERVA’S VOYAGE a Children’s Centre Best Book!

The HSW Literary Agency is thrilled to announce that Lynne Kositsky‘s Minerva’s Voyage (Dundurn Press)–described by CM Magazine as “an exhilarating adventure story” with a “believable and authentic” protagonist–has been named to the Canadian Children’s Book Centre‘s annual list of … Continue reading

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MENNONITES DON’T DANCE a Danuta Gleed Runner-Up

Capping off what has been a stellar first eight months post-publication, Mennonites Don’t Dance, the debut collection of short stories by Darcie Friesen Hossack, was selected as one of two runners up for the 2010 Danuta Gleed Literary Award. The … Continue reading

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An Evening of Celebration with Richard Scarsbrook

In celebration of his recent White Pine Award-win for The Monkeyface Chronicles, Richard Scarsbrook will take to the stage of Toronto’s Green Door Cabaret. The Featherless Bipeds, named for Richard’s 2006 YA novel, will join him in an evening that promises … Continue reading

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OLA’s 2011 White Pine Award to Richard Scarsbrook!

The HSW Literary Agency is thrilled to report that Richard Scarsbrook‘s The Monkeyface Chronicles (Thistledown Press 2010) has won the Ontario Library Association’s 2011 White Pine Award! The announcement was made earlier this afternoon at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre during the first … Continue reading

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How does one follow up a Commonwealth Prize nomination?

If you’re Darcie Friesen Hossack, naturally, you follow one nomination with another–and with an enthusiastic new review! We’re thrilled to report that Darcie’s Mennonites Don`t Dance (Thistledown Press 2010) is a finalist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. The $10,000.00-award, endowed … 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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