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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: We’ll be at Toronto Word on the Street on September 24 in booth #334. Our fall fiction launch is on October 10 at Supermarket and the celebration event for The Best of the Best of the Best Canadian Poetry: Tenth Anniversary Edition is October 29 at IFOA.

Now available! Our 2017 short fiction collections: H.W. Browne’s A Moose in the Dark and Richard Rosenbaum’s Things Don’t Break,  2017 poetry titles: Karen Mulhallen’s Seasons in an Unknown Key, Ron Charach’s Prosopagnosia, and Lisa Richter’s Closer to Where We Began.
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Also available: The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2016 and Best Canadian Essays 2016  our three 2016 fiction titles, Danila Botha’s For All the Men (and Some of the Women) I’ve Known, Ron Charach’s cabana the big and Charlene Challenger’s The Myth in Distance, two summer 2016 short fiction titles Canadian Shield by Kelley Aitken and The Animal Game by Kirsteen MacLeod.

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