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Congratulations to Danila Botha – For All the Men (and Some of the Women) I’ve Known is a 2017 Trillium Book Award Finalist and on the 2017 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature shortlist!

Congratulations to Kelley Aitken – Canadian Shield is a 2017 Ippy Awards Bronze Medallist!

Coming up: the launch of Best Canadian Essays 2017 on November 16 (6pm) at Ben McNally Books.

Now available! The Best of the Best Canadian Poetry in English: Tenth Anniversary Edition and Best Canadian Essays 2017, our 2017 novels: Finishing the Road by David Cozac, Brown Girl in the Room by Priya Ramsingh, and Resort by Andrew Daley. Our 2017 short fiction collections: H.W. Browne’s A Moose in the Dark and Richard Rosenbaum’s Things Don’t Break. Our 2017 poetry titles: Karen Mulhallen’s Seasons in an Unknown Key, Ron Charach’s Prosopagnosia, and Lisa Richter’s Closer to Where We Began.