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Jane Rule Wins Order of Canada

Jane Rule has been inducted as a member of the Order of Canada, announced by Governor General Michaelle Jean in Ottawa on February 20.

George K. Ilsley, Writer in Residence at Berton House


Starred Booklist review for Ivan E. Coyote

In this story of an everyman rediscovering that life is special, Coyote is telling all our stories, and it's impossible to read the novel without feeling like the author has been sneaking around behind us observing the way we live and the way we think.... Keep your eyes on this writer.
—Booklist

Jane Rule wins 2007 Alice B. Medal

Jane Rule, legendary Canadian author, is among the 2007 recipients of the Alice B. Medal, given annually in the US to "living writers who have careers distinguished by consistently well-written stories about lesbians."

Comfort Food for Breakups Tour

Love Among the Perogies in Edmonton, Vancouver and Courtney

Comfort Food for Breakups: Memoir of a Hungry Girl,author Marusya Bociurkiw will be reading from her new book in Edmonton, Vancouver and Courtenay, BC.

Ivan E. Coyote shortlisted for Ferro-Grumley Award

For the second consecutive year, Ivan E. Coyote has been shortlisted for the prestigious Ferro-Grumley Award in the category of Women's Fiction, for her acclaimed novel Bow Grip.

OUTrageously Real with Arsenal Authors

Calgary International Spoken Word Festival

A launch for Seminal, in conjunction with the 1st North American OutGames and OutFest with the assistance of Arsenal Pulp Press

Three Arsenal titles shortlisted for ForeWord Book of the Year Award

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce that three of its recent titles have been named finalists for the 8th annual ForeWord Book of the Year Awards.

Seminal co-editors at Victoria Pride event

Pride and the Word, Saturday, July 7

Billeh Nickerson and John Barton particpate in Victoria Pride event at Open Space.

Ivan E. Coyote wins ReLit Award!

Bow Grip receives ReLit award for best novel.

Ivan E. Coyote author of Bow Grip has won the ReLit award for best novel.

Where People Feast Cooking Class

Join Dolly & Annie at Edible BC

Where People Feast Cooking Class

Arsenal wins Jim Douglas Publisher of the Year Award

From the blowing-our-own-horn department: Arsenal Pulp Press is honored to be named winner of the 2007 Jim Douglas Publisher of the Year Award, awarded by the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia.

Roy & Al Shortlisted for Lambda Award

Roy & Al has been shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award in the category of Humor.

The Convictions of Leonard McKinley book launch

Plus the 30th Anniversary of the International 3-Day Novel Contest

A joint celebration of the launch of The Convictions of Leonard McKinley by Brendan McLeod and the 30th Anniversary of the International 3-Day Novel Contest

Vancouver book launch for The View from Here by Matthew Hays

Out on Screen Film Festival and Xtra! West launch The View from Here by Matthew Hays.

The View from Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers by Matthew Hays will be launched during the Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Marusya Bociurkiw at Parkdale Pride Celebration

Comfort Food for Breakups author reads at Pride event.

Maruysa Bociurkiw is reading from Comfort Food for Breakups at the Parkdale Pride celebration with Farzana Doctor, Alec Butle, ryli skelton and Suzy Yim.

Anarchy and Art US Tour

Philadelphia, New York

Allan Antliff, author of Anarchy and Art is in Philadelphia and New York.

Joey Keithley and D.O.A.: new album, on tour

Joey 'Shithead' Keithley, author of the acclaimed memoir I, Shithead, and his legendary punk band D.O.A. have released a brand new album, Band of Rebels; for more information, see Suddendeath.com Website

Nautilus Book Award Nominations

Arsenal receives 2 nominations!

Carry Tiger to Mountain and The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook nominated for Nautilus Book Award.

Author Matthew Hays on CBC Arts Online

Visit CBC Arts Online for an interview and slideshow with The View from Here author Matthew Hays.

3 Arsenal titles on ReLit Shortlist

Skids, ManBug & Bow Grip

Arsenal Pulp is pleased to announce the following three titles on the ReLit shortlist.

Arsenal Celebrates 3 Ippy Wins

Future is Queer wins Silver medal
Gay Art: A Historic Collection wins Bronze
As Fresh As It Gets wins Bronze

2 Arsenal titles win Silver at ForeWord Book of the Year Award

Congratulations, Future is Queer and Gay Art: A Hisotric Collection

Future is Queer and Gay Art: A Historic Collection

Taste of Provence

New World Provence in Style at Home magazine

A beautiful feature of New World Provence: Modern French Cooking for Friends and Family by Alessandra and Jean-Francis Quaglia is in the September issue of Style at Home magazine (on stands now).

Comfort Food author reads at new Toronto Queer Festival

Writing Outside the Margins, August 26th

Comfort Food for Breakups author, Marusya Bociurkiw will be reading at Writing Outside the Margins on Sunday, August 26th.

Soucouyant Readings

David Chariandy fall festival tour and book launches!

David Chariandy, author of Soucouyant, will be reading at the Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival (October 16-21)and the IFOA International Festival of Authors in Toronto.

How It All Vegan! in The Globe & Mail

How it all Vegan!, Sarah Kramer and Tanya Barnard's first, hugely popular vegan cookbook, is named in an article on animal welfare appearing in The Globe & Mail:

Love & Perogies in San Francisco!

Marusya Bociurkiw's Bay Area reading tour

Comfort Food for Breakups: The Memoir of a Hungry Girl author Marusya Bociurkiw reads at two San Francisco events!

Dreena's new book is here!

Eat, Drink & Be Vegan is now available.

Dreena Burton's new book, Eat, Drink & Be Vegan: Everyday Vegan Recipes Worth Celebrating is hot off the press!

Cuisine Canada Award Honourable Mention

As Fresh As It Gets wins Honourable Mention at the Cuisine Canada Awards.

As Fresh As It Gets by Christian Gaudreault and Star Spillos receives Honourable Mention from the Cuisine Canada Award in the category of Canadian Food Culture.

Anarchy Reigns!

Allan Antliff's new book, Anarchy & Art receives great reviews.

Festive Food!

Arsenal authors at Cookbook Social

Join Arsenal cookbook authors at the Ultimate Holiday Cookbook Social!

Ooh la la!

New World Provence is now available

New World Provence: Modern French Cooking for Friends and Family by Alessandra & Jean-Francis Quaglia is in stock!

Meet Dreena Burton

Dreena signs copies of her new book at Choices, Whiterock

Meet author Dreena Burton and celebrate the publication of her new book, Eat, Drink & Be Vegan: Everyday Vegan Recipes Worth Celebrating. Dreena will be in the Wellness Centre signing copies of her new book.

First Person Queer reading

First Person Queer contributor Mette Bach reads at Xtra! West Reading Series

Xtra! West reading series welcomes First Person Queer contributor Mette Bach and Xtra! West coloumnist, Tony Correia.

Kuroshio Events

Meet Kuroshio author Terry Watada

Arsenal Pulp Press and the Powell Street Festival invite you to the Vancouver launch of Kuroshio: The Blood of Foxes by Terry Watada

Fame Us Book Launch

Arsenal Pulp & SNAP Gallery invite you to the book launch of Fame Us!

Join us at this celebrity packed red carpet event to celebrate the launch of Fame Us: Celebrity Impersonator's and the Cult(ure) of Fame.

Terry Watada in Toronto

Kuroshio: The Blood of Foxes reading

Kuroshio author Terry Watada launches his newest book at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.

Jane Rule, 1931-2007

Arsenal Pulp Press is saddened to report the passing of Jane Rule, the legendary British Columbia author, on November 27 at the age of 76. our deepest condolences to her family and friends.

Gourmand Awards

Where People Feast wins Best Local Cuisine Book (Canada)

The results of the 2007 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards have been announced: Where People Feast won the award for “Best Local Cuisine Book” in Canada! The book is now competing for the world title in the same category.

Fabulously Famous

Fame Us in the news

Following a fabulous launch at Snap Contemporary Art, Fame Us: Celebrity Impersonators and the Cult(ure) of Fame by Brian Howell has been splashed across the national media including the NY Times.

Flavours for the Holidays

New World Provence is the critics choice

Critics across the country agree, New World Provence: Modern French Cooking for Friends and Family by Alessandra and Jean-Francis Quaglia is the perfect gift for the holidays!

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