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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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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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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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On the road with Allison Baggio

The calendar hasn’t turned yet, and already Allison Baggio‘s October schedule looks pretty full. In support of her debut novel, Girl in Shades, which is published on the first of the month, Allison will be making the rounds on the blog circuit. Scheduled stops … Continue reading

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GIRL IN SHADES in CHATELAINE!

Tomorrow marks the official first day of fall, but in publishing, the season is already well underway. The longlist for the first of the big three awards for Canadian literary fiction has been announced; tickets for the International Festival of Authors are … Continue reading

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Allison Baggio keeps Toronto reading

Allison Baggio is as passionate about reading as she is about writing. So when the Keepin’ It Real Book Club asked for video recommendations in celebration of the Toronto Public Library’s Keep Toronto Reading Festival, the Girl In Shades-author happily … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading

This past holiday season saw the return of the Advent Book Blog, the brainchild of Book Madam‘s Julie Wilson and Books On The Radio‘s Sean Cranbury. Simply stated, the blog’s benevolent purpose is to “[help] you buy better books,” but also … Continue reading

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