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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,  shortlisted for the 2017 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature and shortlisted for the 2017 ReLit Award for short fiction.

Congratulations to Kelley Aitken – Canadian Shield is a 2017 Ippy Awards Bronze Medallist and shortlisted for the 2017 ReLit Award for short fiction!

Coming up! Tightrope Fiction Night at Ben McNally’s on April 11 at 6pm. Our special Best Canadian Poetry Party on April 24 and our Spring 2018 Poetry Launch on May 10.

Now available! Locating Home, selected and introduced by George Elliott Clarke, 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.