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sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Jul.01.2011
Well, I just go the notification from the publisher that my sci-fi novella, The Clean Slate Accord is now available at the Apple stores in: Apple US, Apple UK, Apple France, Apple Germany, Apple Australia, Apple Canada due to Apple installing some new software that uploads e-books quickly from the...
cindy-sullivan's picture
Jun.16.2011
I’m quite certain that by now I would qualify as an honorary Canadian. I love the flag and maple syrup, wear Roots clothing, appreciate Canadian films, musicians and authors, and enjoy watching ice hockey. During my relatively brief residence, I have immersed myself in the socio-political...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.11.2011
Book rescue turns nightmarish for Sask. couple Shaunna Raycraft is lost in a mountain of books. (CBC)What began as a book rescue mission has become a literary nightmare for a Pike Lake, Sask., woman. Shaunna Raycraft took over a collection of 350,000 books when a neighbour threatened to burn them...
dale-estey's picture
May.18.2011
Canadian Booksellers National Conference: E-books for Stores; Fewer Retailers Attend by Leigh Anne Williams Booksellers gathered in Toronto over the weekend for the third annual Canadian Booksellers Association National Conference. The three-day event focused on practical ways for booksellers to...
lou-allin's picture
May.07.2011
Since I write crime novels, aka mysteries, people ask me where I get my ideas. They come so fast I have to duck. When I lived for nearly twenty years on Lake Wanapitei north of Sudbury, the first neighbour I met was a lonely man about fifty with a gorgeous property at the end of the road. Rumour...
cindy-sullivan's picture
May.06.2011
Tuesday morning I awoke to the sight of an upside down Maple-Leaf on the facebook profile picture of one of my Canadian friends. My heart sank for her, and for millions of her compatriots, many of whom were venting on Twitter and Facebook, ’sobbing into their Cheerios’ and...
gregory-wilson's picture
Apr.27.2011
It's a measure of how busy I am lately that I'm only now, two and a half weeks after the fact, managing to get my post about Ad Astra finished.  But I was determined to give at least a few of my impressions about one of my favorite regular conference/conventions: 1.  As always, the panel...
lou-allin's picture
Apr.23.2011
          Culture shock is guaranteed when you set foot on magical Vancouver Island. Whether you soar over the emerald jewels in the sparkling blue water or mingle with the mists as your ferry threads its way to paradise, you have left behind the familiar frosty country. Some say it’s the climate....
cliff-burns's picture
Apr.12.2011
Up here in Canada's great Northwest, April brings blessed relief from five months of unremitting cold and also heralds, drumroll please, the arrival of National Poetry Month. Is poetry going the way of the short story, its demise all but assured? Nah!  As long as this world boasts lovers of the...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.05.2011
  The Griffin Poetry Prize Announces the 2011 International and Canadian Shortlist TORONTO – April 5, 2011 – Scott Griffin, founder of The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry and David Young, trustee, announced the International and Canadian shortlist for this year’s prize noting that...