News RSS feed for this section

PRISCILA UPPAL: CELEBRATION OF LIFE

York University is honouring Priscila Uppal on October 15th. Her books will be there and there will be opportunities for friends and colleagues to share stories about Priscila and her work.  She accomplished a lot in her short life and this will be a chance to publicly celebrate her positive impact on literature and life. […]

Read More 0 Comments

Shannon Quinn at the Artbar September 11

                Shannon Quinn will be reading from her new book Nightlight for Children of Insomniacs on Tuesday September 11th at the Artbar. The evening is hosted by Rosa Arlotto and also features David James Brock and Bruce Hunter. As usual, there will be an open mic. This week […]

Read More 0 Comments

Priscila Uppal

  A GOOD DEATH In Barbados, it was front-page news. The accompanying photograph (my favourite ever): a witness, eyes bulging in shock, pointing to the accused palm tree. MAN KILLED BY COCONUT What a way to go. In second place (although perhaps first in my heart): the Brazilian priest’s project to fund spiritual rest stops […]

Read More 0 Comments

The Globe and Mail on David W. McFadden

Today’s Globe and Mail has an obituary for the late David W. McFadden. He was a masterful writer and will be sorely missed. A nice appreciation of who he is and what we lost.

Read More 0 Comments

Puneet Dutt, Souster and Trillium nominee, reading tonight

Puneet Dutt’s The Better Monsters has gotten tremendous acclaim for a first book. Dutt was nominated for the Raymond Souster Award, though that award ultimately went to Karen Enns for her book Cloud Physics. The Better Monsters was also nominated for the Trillium Award and we’ll find out tomorrow whether or not it wins. Either […]

Read More 0 Comments

Remembering David W. McFadden

It has been gratifying to see Dave McFadden pop up here and there on the internet and in conversation since we lost him last week. He was a great writer and a beloved man and his work exerted a lasting influence on so many people. Susan Walker wrote a lovely appreciation. Quill and Quire also […]

Read More 0 Comments

Shannon Quinn in Ottawa Tonight

If you happen to be in Ottawa tonight, Shannon Quinn will be reading from her new book Nightlight for Children of Insomniacs at the excellent Factory Reading Series hosted by rob mclennan. Also featured are Conyer Clayton (Ottawa) and Manahil Bandukwala (Ottawa) Wednesday, June 13, 2018 doors 7pm/reading 7:30pm The Carleton Tavern, 223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)

Read More 0 Comments

David W. McFadden 1940-2018

  This past week the Mansfield office was closed so we could launch our spring books and attend a family funeral out of town. It was a week of celebration and sadness that became all the more insistent when we returned to Toronto to discover that David W. McFadden had died. Dave was, is, and […]

Read More 0 Comments

Mansfield Spring Launch Tonight

Mansfield Spring Launch Tonight

Well, the day is finally here. Please join us tonight at the Monarch Tavern in Toronto, or tomorrow night at Novel Idea bookstore in Kingston and check out the lastest Mansfield titles. You won’t be disappointed!  

Read More 0 Comments

Nathaniel G. Moore in Hamilton tonight

Nathaniel G. Moore will be reading tonight at the Lit Live Reading Series in Hamilton–a sneak preview of his new work in advance of the official Toronto and Kingston launches tomorrow and Tuesday. You can check out Nathaniel and his new book Goodbye Horses, as well as readings by Shari Kasman, Stephen Heighton, Micheal Knox, […]

Read More 0 Comments