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Congratulations to Janette Platana – A Token of My Affliction is a 2016 Trillium Book Award Finalist!

Congratulations to Marnie Woodrow – Heyday has been nominated for a 2016 Goldie Award!

May is Short Story Month and we’ve got selected short fiction collections on special sale!

Coming up: the launch of Kirsteen MacLeod’s The Animal Game and Kelley Aitken’s Canadian Shield on June 21 at The Central, 6:30pm.



Now available: our four new spring 2016 poetry collections from Lara Bozabalian (Tourist) Lori Cayer (Dopamine Blunder), Jan Conn (Tomorrow’s Bright White Light) and Michael Fraser (To Greet Yourself Arriving).

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Our 2015 Summer and Fall Titles:

PrintEulogy Cover Final9781926639932 new copy

Heyday Cover Web copyFINAL Theory of Light Web

bce 2015A Chronicle of Magpies WEB