Comfort Food for Breakups shortlisted for Literary Award

2008 Kobzar Literary Award

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce Marusya Bociurkiw's memoir, Comfort Food for Breakups: The Memoir of a Hungry Girl has been shortlisted for the 2008 Kobzar Literary Award!

City of Vancouver Book Award shortlist

The Age of Cities by Brett Josef Grubisic

We are pleased to announce The Age of Cities by Brett Josef Grubisic has been nominated for the 2007 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Fame Us featured on USA Today Blog

USA Pop Culture blog, Pop Candy, features Fame Us: Celebrity Impersonators and the Cult(ure) of Fame by Brian Howell.

David Chapman in Vancouver

Presented by Arsenal Pulp Press, Xtra! West and Little Sister's

Join David for a slideshow presentation and talk on the history of homoerotic 3D photography and the restoration of Denny Denfield's images.

Meet Alessandra & Jean-Francis

New World Provence author events.

New World Provence authors, Alessandra & Jean-Francis are chefs about town. Find out where you can meet them in person.

Anarchy & Art at Vancouver Public Library

Necessary Voices Lecture Series

Vancouver Public Library & the Necessary Voices Society present, Gay Anarchism in the Crucible of McCarthyism by Allan Antliff.

Capital Party!

Ottawa: The Unknown City book launch

Arsenal Pulp, Nicholas Hoare and the Ottawa Writers' Festival invite you to the book launch of Ottawa: The Unknown City by rob mclennan

Bow Grip by Ivan E. Coyote ALA Stonewall Honor Book

Bow Grip by Ivan E. Coyote was named one of the 2008 Stonewall honor books in “literature” at the ALA mid-winter conference in Philadelphia in January.

First Person Queer at The Center in New York.

The GLBT Center of New York

2nd Tuesdays at the Center presents a special program with First Person Queer.

2007 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards

The Future is Queer editors & contributors recognized by 2007 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards

The Future is Queer is a multiple winner at the Galylactic Spectrum Awards!

Costco Cookbook Signings

Meet Arsenal Cookbook authors at Costco

Arsenal cookbook authors to sign books at Costco in Vancouver and Burnaby.

David Chariandy Events

Meet and hear Soucouyant author David Chariandy

Meet Soucouyant author David Chariandy at Chapters, Coquitlam.

Terry Watada Readings-Toronto

Kuroshio: Blood of Foxes Author Reads in Toronto

Join Kuroshio: The Blood of Foxes author Terry Watada as he reads from his new book.

Home and Garden Show

Two of your favourite authors and local restaurateurs will be at this year's BC Home and Garden Show

Where People Feast Events

Book Signing and Cocktail Party Hosted by Salmon House Restaurant


First Person Queer Reading

First Person Queer Contributors Reading at Little Sister's Books

Little Sister's hosts First Person Queer co-editors and contributors.

On the Road with New World Provence

Alessandra & Jean-Francis in Calgary, Montreal and Toronto

Learn the art of french cooking with Alessandra and Jean-Francis as they travel to Calgary, Montreal and Toronto.

ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award Finalists

7 Arsenal titles on finalist list!

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce that seven of its recent titles have been named finalists for the 9th annual ForeWord Book of the Year Awards.

Soucouyant Shortlisted for BC Book Prize!

David Chariandy's novel shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

David Chariandy's debut novel, Soucouyant has been shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction prize as part of the BC Book Prizes!

4 Arsenal titles shortlisted for the Lamda Literary Awards

20th Anniversary List announced.

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce that 4 of our titles have been shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Awards. The Lammys, as they are known, recognize the best in LGBT literature and literary achievement.

Marusya Bociurkiw at Another Story

Lambda & Kobzar award finalist, Marusya Bocirukiw author of Comfort Food for Breakups at Another Story

Another Story and Arsenal Pulp Press invite you to celebrate the Kobzar Awards!

Stan Douglas Wins Bell Video Art Prize

Vancouver artist Stan Douglas has been named the 2008 winner of the Canada Council Bell Award in Video Art.

One Book, One Vancouver 2008 Shortlist

2 Arsenal titles (3 Arsenal authors) on the One Book, One Vancouver Shortlist

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce that two of our recent titles and an Arsenal author make up the entire shortlist for One Book, One Vancouver.

Arsenal Writers to Attend Campbell River Writers' Festival

Meet Arsenal Authors David Chariandy and Ivan Coyote at the 2008 Campbell River Writers' Festival!

Meet Amrita Sondhi

Author of The Modern Ayervedic Cookbook will be at Whole Foods in West Vancouver

Arsenal Pulp nominated for CBA Libras Award!

We're up for Small Press Publisher of the Year

Arsenal Pulp press has been nominated for a CBA Libris Award in the category of Small Press Publisher of the Year.

The Publishing Triangle Award

Richard Labonté to receive Leadership Award

Richard Labonté will be honored with the Publishing Triangle's Leadership Award.

Hope in Shadows Book Launch

Hope in Shadows: Stories and Photographs of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Book Launch on Thursday, April 24 at 7pm. Gallery Gachet, 88 East Cordova

Hardcore Reading Series

Featuring Fall 2008 author, Daniel Cox

Daniel Allen Cox will appear at Hardcore Reading Series III in Montreal, to be held at the Concordia Co-op bookstore on April 30. He will be performing the first installment of "Stories that never made the novel, and will never be heard again", a series leading up to the Canadian release of Shuck. (Arsenal Pulp Press, September 2008) Upon request, Daniel will shuck his pants during the performance.

Prestigious Fellowship for Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman, author of Rat Bohemia, The Child and the Little Sister's class, Empathy has been made Fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University.
Congratulations Sarah!

Meet Alessandra & Jean-Francis

Meet Alessandra & Jean-Francis Quaglia, authors of New World Provence!

Sarah Schulman in Los Angeles!

Book Launch Event for Sarah Schulman's Rat Bohemia

Arsenal Pulp Press and A Different Light bookstore invite you to the book launch of Rat Bohemia by Sarah Schulman.

A Comforting Reading

Marusya Bociurkiw Reading in Toronto

Marusya Bociurkiw will be reading as a part of the Harbourfront Centre's Weekly Reading series.

Terry Goldie Reading

Arsenal Pulp Press and Little Sister's present Terry Goldie

Join Terry Goldie as he reads from his new book.

Ivan E. Coyote Readings

Ivan E. Coyote readings at Vancouver Public Library

Catch Ivan reading from Bow Grip and Loose End.

IPPY Awards

2 Arsenal titles win Gold & Silver at the IPPY Awards!

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce that two of its titles have won Independent Publisher Awards in the US: First Person Queer, edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel, won the Gold Award in the category of Gay/Lebian; and Comfort Food for Breakups, by Marusya Bociurkiw, won the Silver Award in the category of Autobiography/Memoir.

David Chariandy

Reading Soucouyant at UBC

Get up bright and early to listen to David Chariandy reading from his Giller and Governor-General nominated novel Soucouyant, Monday, June 2.

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce an award winning week!

Arsenal authors receive Lambda Literary Awards and Foreword Magazine Awards

Sarah Schulman Events!

Meet Sarah out and about in New York!

New York native Sarah Schulman is around town with readings and signings in June.

VegNews blog awards.

Dreena Burton wins blog award.

Dreena Burton, author of, Eat Drink & Be Vegan, Vive Le Vegan! and The Everyday Vegan has been selected as one of the winners of the 2008 Veg Bloggy Awards from VegNews!

Soucouyant shortlisted again

Amazon.ca and

Soucouyant by David Chariandy is shortlisted for a ReLit Award and was recently nominated for the Amazon.ca and "Books in Canada" First Novel Award.

Comfort Food Finalist

GCLS Literary Award finalist for Lesbian Short Story Collection

Comfort Food for Breakups: The Memoir of a Hungry Girl by Marusya Bociurkiw has been named a finalist for The Golden Crown Literary Society in the category of Lesbian Short Story Essay Collection.

Arsenal in Toronto!

Ivan and Daniel at This is Not a Reading Series

Ivan E. Coyote and Daniel Allen Cox are featured in Pages' This is Not a Reading Series in an event called C IS FOR COX AND COYOTE", hosted by Lisa Foad.

Vegan a GoGo Events Fall 2008!

Where's Sarah Kramer!

Join vegan superstar Sarah Kramer as she launches her new book, Vegan a GoGo across North America!

Soucouyant Festival Schedule

David Chariandy reads from West to East

David Chariandy, author of the award winning Soucouyant is making the festival rounds again this fall.

Get it Ripe Events Fall 2008!

Join jae steele at one of her many events

Join Get it Ripe author jae steele at one of her many events this fall.

Free Sarah Kramer Floating Pen: A Limited Time Offer!

To celebrate the release of Sarah Kramer's brand new book, Vegan a GoGo! , Arsenal is pleased to offer a free Sarah Kramer "Pale is the New Tan" pen with every website order of any of her books:

Shuck Events Fall 2008!

Daniel Allen Cox in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto!

Shuck author Daniel Allen Cox is on the road and he'll either be taking off his pants or getting the crowd whipped up with a frenzied game of Author Mad Libs!

Brett Josef Grubisic at VPL

Age of Cities author reading

Vancouver Public Library hosts an evening with Age of Cities author, Brett Josef Grubisic.

A Hard Core Sequel

Director Bruce MacDonald has announced that filming of a sequel to his critically acclaimed 1996 film Hard Core Logo, based on Michael Turner's novel published by Arsenal Pulp Press, will start production in January 2009.

Arsenal Authors at Boston Vegetarian Food Festival!

Meet Sarah and jae in Boston

Join Arsenal authors Sarah Kramer and jae steele as they help celebrate all things vegan and vegetarian

Ivan's Final Event in 2008!

Ivan across North America

Join Ivan E. Coyote from Ontario to British Columbia this fall on the Slow Fix tour!

Global LGBT Rights

Louis-Georges Tin to Address United Nations

Louis-Georges Tin, editor of the recently published Dictionary of Homophobia and president of the International Day Against Homophobia Committee, will address the United Nations General Assembly in December to urge a world-wide end to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

IMPAC Award

Soucouyant longlisted for 2009 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce that Soucouyant by David Chariandy has been longlisted for the 2009 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the largest and most international prize of its kind.

Soucouyant shortlisted for Toronto City Award!

The award list grows longer and longer.

Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to announce that Soucouyant by David Chariandy has been shortlisted for the 2008 City of Toronto Book Award.

Sarah Schulman Readings

Sarah Schulman in San Francisco

Meet Sarah Schulman at one of her readings in the Bay Area in November.

Nicole Markotić Events Fall 2008!

Nicole Markotić in Winnipeg

Join Scrapbook of My Years as a Zealot author Nicole Markotić at the Winnipeg Writers Festival.

Larry Duplechan Events 2008!

Larry Duplechan in West Hollywood

Join Larry Duplechan for the launch of his new novel, Got 'Til it's Gone

Peter Flinsch Events 2008!

Peter Flinsch in Montreal

Join author Ross Higgins and artist Peter Flinsch for the book launch of Peter Flinsch in Montreal!

City of Vancouver Award Winner

Hope in Shadows wins City of Vancouver Book Award!

Hope in Shadows by Brad Cran and Gillian Jerome (Arsenal Pulp Press/PivotLegal Society), a book of essays and photographs on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, has won the 2008 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Look who's blogging

Arsenal launches Arsenalia

We are pleased to announce the official launch of ARSENALIA, Arsenal's brand new blog.


Award Nomination

Hope in Shadows Shorlisted for City of Vancouver Book Award

We are pleased to announce that Hope in Shadows: Stories and Photographs of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, by Brad Cran and Gillian Gerome has been shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award.

Write on!

Hiromi Goto New SFU Writer-in-Residence

Hiromi Goto, author of Hopeful Monsters, is the new Writer-in-Residence at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver for 2008-09. Congratulations, Hiromi!

Vegan a Go Go East Coast Events!

Where's Sarah? East Coast Edition

Vegan superstar Sarah Kramer's fun and fabulous tour continues! Join her as she launches her new book, Vegan a GoGo at an East Coast venue near you!

Louis-Georges Tin in Vancouver

Dictionary of Homophobia editor to present lecture at SFU

Arsenal Pulp Press, The Consulate of France and SFU present Louis-Georges Tin, editor of the Dictionary of Homophobia.

David N. Odhiambo Events 2008!

David N Odhiambo in Honolulu

Join David N. Odhiambo, author of The Reverend's Apprentice for his book launch in Honolulu.

Scrapbook of My Years as a Zealot book launch

Nicole Markotić launches new fiction title

Join Nicole for the launch of her new book, Scrapbook of My Years as a Zealot

To the Dogs

To the Dogs Book launch

Arsenal Pulp Press and Presentation House Gallery invite you to the book launch of To the Dogs by Peter Culley.

queersexlife Book Launch

Join author Terry Goldie at Mitzi's Sister

Arsenal Pulp Press & Glad Day Bookshop present the Toronto launch of Terry Goldie's, queersexlife

Vegan a Go-Go! Contest Live on Peta2

Win, win, win!

Peta2.com is featuring a contest on behalf of Sarah Kramer and her new vegan travel book, Vegan a Go-Go! Check it out Here

Vegan a Go-Go on the Go!

Meet Sarah Kramer at Whole Foods

Conveniently placed for your hectic December vegan grocery shopping needs!

A Winning Cookbook!

Get It Ripe Wins Gourmand Award

Get it Ripe: A Fresh Take on Vegan Cooking & Living by jae steele has won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award in the category of Vegetarian Cookbooks (Canada). Congratulations, jae!

Historic Day for LGBT at UN

LGBT Declaration Presented at United Nations

Today (December 18) at the United Nations in New York, Louis-Georges Tin led a contingent from France that presented a declaration to the UN General Assembly urging the decriminalization of homosexuality worldwide.

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