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Two books and a launch for YA-author Richard Scarsbrook

September 2013 promises to be especially busy for Richard Scarsbrook: he has two new books being published! Scarsbrook’s first full-length collection of poetry, Six Weeks (Turnstone 2013), will be released at the end of the month, and it’s already receiving … Continue reading

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Pop goes the word: Teri Vlassopoulos nominated for Lit POP Award for fiction!

For many Canadians, the long weekend was the best thing about last week, but for Teri Vlassopoulos, we’re sure an award nomination trumps even a holiday! Vlassopoulos’ “Living Expenses”–a story about a young woman navigating the ups and down of … Continue reading

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A cause for celebration: Julia Lin launches MIAH in Vancouver

Whether you’re celebrating Asian Heritage Month, spring, Queen Victoria’s birthday, or whether you’re happy just to have an extra day off, Miah-author Julia Lin has the holiday weekend event for you! Join Lin–a recent feature interviewee on Planta: On the Line–as she launches the … Continue reading

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Going coastal: Western Canada literary events with Julia Lin

With all the Toronto-area literary events we blog about here, we can easily forgive west-coast book lovers any jealousy–especially now that upcoming BC events with Julia Lin have given us a taste of our own medicine.  These compelling spring readings … Continue reading

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Back to the future: L.A. Morse titles return to print

Four previously out-of-print cult fiction favourites by Toronto’s L.A. Morse are now available for the digital age! First published between 1979 and 1985, The Flesh Eaters, The Old Dick, The Big Enchilada, and Sleaze are published by E-Reads for a variety of electronic devices, including the Kobo, Kindle, … 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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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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