Join Ashok Mathur and guest Sheila James for a night of South Asia Tales in Ottawa.
Check out the new website for The Bearded Gentleman: The Style Guide to Shaving Face, publishing in May 2010.
Ring in the new year with Sarah Kramer's Go Vegan! 2010 Wall Calendar, now 50% off!
Brian Howell photo exhibit
Arsenal author and photographer, Brian Howell's latest exhibit opens, Thursday, January 7 at Winsor Gallery in Vancouver.
Jae steele, author of Get It Ripe, is featured in the Toronto Star.
Join Ashok Mathur and guest Sheila James for a literary reading at St. Mary's University in Halifax on Thursday January 28, 2010 at 7:00pm.
CBC Radio's NXNW interview with Ashok Mathur
The Next Chapter interviews Billeh Nickerson
Billeh Nickerson. author of McPoems
, chats with Shelagh Rogers for her program "The Next Chapter" on CBC Radio One.
Allan Peterkin, author of One Thousand Beards, is interviewed in an article on "weird beards" in the New York Post.
Vancouver Special Book Contest
Tell us about your favourite Vancouver neighbourhood and you'll be entered to win a signed copy of Vancouver Special
with an original print from Emmanuel Buenviaje.
Visit the Vancouver Special website
Michael Musto talks about the Queer Film Classics book series in his Village Voice blog.
Daniel Allen Cox has been named as a writing mentor for the Quebec Writers Federation.
3-Day novel winner announced
The winners of the 32nd Annual International 3-Day novel contest have been announced. Arsenal Pulp Press will distribute the winning novel in Fall 2010.
Billeh Nickerson writer in residence at the Berton House
Billeh Nickerson, author of McPoems
, is the Writer in Residence at the Berton House Writers' Retreat in Dawson City, Yukon from July to September 2010.
NOW Magazine's restaurant critic Steven Davey tries out Natasha Kyssa's SimplyRaw detox program.
Ashok Mathur is interviewed in the Georgia Straight about his new novel, A Little Distillery in Nowgong.
Billeh Nickerson at Robson Reading Series
Join McPoems author Billeh Nickerson evening with Craig Boyko for a reading at the Robson Reading Series.
The Real Vancouver Writers' & Culture Series at W2
Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to be in partnership for the Real Vancouver Writers Series at the W2 Culture + Media House for the month of February.
Nick Burns, co-author of The Bearded Gentleman, has written an article for New York magazine in which he describes the evolution of the beard.
Meet Charles Demers at Blackberry Books
invites you to meet Vancouver Special, Charlie Demers on Sunday, February 21 between 11am and 1pm.
Larissa Lai at Pages on Kensington in Calgary
filing station magazine and Pages on Kensington in Calgary present an evening with Larissa Lai on February 17.
Ivan E. Coyote will appear at Presentation House Gallery's Candahar Bar series of events during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Larissa Lai was interviewed recently about her new poetry book Automaton Biographies.
Daniel Allen Cox, author of Shuck, has a website of his very own.
Yarn Bombing co-author Leanne Prain is profiled in Shameless Magazine.
author, Billeh Nickerson, graces the cover of Broken Pencil magazine. Mclookin' good!
S. Bear Bergman at Bodies of Knowledge Conference
Vote for I Like it Like That
I LIKE IT LIKE THAT is a finalist for TLA's Gaybies in Best Gay Erotica. Vote early and vote often!
The sequel to 1996's film version of Michael Turner's Hard Core Logo is now being shot in Saskatchewan.
Nick Burns shout-out on the Kiehl's blog
Nick Burns, co-author of the upcoming The Bearded Gentleman, is featured on the Kiehl's blog
. Nick is participating with Kiehl's and their Midnight Recovery Diaries.
Books by Charles Demers and Larissa Lai shortlisted
Vancouver Special by Charles Demers and Automaton Biographies by Larissa Lai have been shortlisted for BC Book Prizes.
Books by S. Bear Bergman, Amber Dawn, Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel shortlisted
Three Arsenal titles have been shortlisted for the 2010 Lambda Literary Awards.
An excerpt from Sarah Kramer's new introduction to How It All Vegan! appears in the Spring issue of BC Bookworld.
Interview with series co-editor, Matthew Hays
Concordia University Journal interviews Matthew Hays, co-editor of the Queer Film Classic Series.
Larissa Lai & Sheila James
UBC Authors Reception
Vancouver & Toronto
Arsenal Pulp Press is pleased to launch Sub Rosa by Amber Dawn in Vancouver and Toronto.
Autographed copies of Vancouver Special are now available.
CBA Libris Award nominations announced
Arsenal Pulp Press has been shortlisted for the Small Press Publisher of the Year Libris Award by the Canadian Booksellers Association.
Artist Peter Flinsch, subject of Peter Flinsch: The Body in Question, passed away on March 27 at the age of eighty-nine.
Center Women Present, April 10, 2010
The Center Women Present, Speak Up! featuring Ivan Coyote, Kimberly Dark & Lex Beatty
Billeh Nikerson at Calgary Spoken Word Festival
McPoems author Billeh Nickerson will be preforming in Calgary on April 23rd and 24th as part of the Calgary Spoken Word Festival.
Amber Dawn is shameless: a profile of Amber Dawn on Shameless Magazine's blog.
Daniel Francis has won an Award of Merit from the Vancouver Historical Society.
Ivan's events in Philly, Toronto and Ottawa
It's hard to keep up with Ivan E. Coyote these days but here are her latest performance events.
Hadrien Laroche, author of The Last Genet, is appearing at this month's Blue Metropolis Literary Festival in Montreal.
Hadrien Laroche, author of The Last Genet, speaks at a UBC conference devoted to the years 1959-60.
Felix Lance Falkon, author of Gay Art: A Historic Collection, passed away on April 19.
Gord Hill's The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book will be launched in Vancouver on May 14.
Arsenal in New York
Arsenal Pulp Press is looking forward to BookExpo America on May 26 and 27 in New York, where we will be ensconced in Booth #4515.
Arsenal Pulp Press and Martial Vivot Salon Pour Hommes in New York invite you to celebrate the release of The Bearded Gentleman by Allan Peterkin & Nick Burns.
The Bearded Gentleman is featured in the New York Times' style section.
jae steele's new cookbook
The Bearded Gentleman is featured in the May issues of both Nylon and Money Magazines.
May 17 marks the annual International Day Against Homophobia.
Michael Musto, Kevin Killian, and Scott Heim have all expressed their praise for Daniel Allen Cox's forthcoming Krakow Melt.
jae steele will be launching her new cookbook Ripe from Around Here in Ottawa and Montreal.
jae steele is appearing at the 36th Annual Conference of the North American Vegetarian Society.
30 Years of Toronto Pride
S. Bear Bergman will be appearing as part of Toronto Pride Week events.
Pride And The Word
Billeh Nickerson, (McPoems) and Ivan E. Coyote (The Slowfix) will be among the list of local GLBTQ talent appearing at this event.
Featuring Ivan E. Coyote
The third annual festival for readers and writers on Bowen Island will be featuring Arsenal Pulp Press author Ivan E. Coyote as its keynote speaker.
Featuring Gord Hill
No Gods, No Masters, No Bosses, No Borders
A book fair showcasing vendors and authors from all over North America.
Meet Charlie at the Library!
Vancouver Public Library hosts Vancouver Special author, Charles Demers, on June 9 at 7:30 pm.
George K. Ilsley has won an Honour of Distinction award from the Writers' Trust of Canada.
The Bearded Gentleman is featured in the June/July issue of Out magazine.
The Bearded Gentleman is featured on the cover of the Vancouver edition of Xtra!.
Opening for Sloan
Daniel Allen Cox will be performing at WESTFEST, a free annual music and arts festival held in Ottawa, Canada. The 2010 will be the biggest edition in the festivalís seven-year history, featuring legendary alt-rock group Sloan.
Yarn Bombing is featured in Vogue Knitting.
Arsenal Xtra! Columnists
Arsenal's authors regularly write for Canada's national LGBT publication Xtra! You should check out their columns.
Meet Nick Burns in San Francisco!
Need a gift for Father's Day? Meet Nick Burns, co-author of The Bearded Gentleman in SF on June 19 and give dad a signed copy!
An article on The Bearded Gentleman appears in theNational Post.
A radio documentary on S. Bear Bergman and hir family recently aired on CBC's "The Current."
The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book is featured on Rabble.ca.
Author Daniel Allen Cox has been named one of AfterElton.com's "Favorite Gay Canucks."
Effective July 1, Arsenal Pulp Press has changed its sales and distribution arrangements in Canada.
Ivan E. Coyote has been named one of GO Magazine's "100 Women We Love."
The film option to David Chariandy's award-winning novel Soucouyant has been sold.
We may be busy
We are physically moving our office on Wednesday, July 21, so we may not be that easy to reach. We plan to be up and running on Thursday so please be patient if you don't hear back from us right away.
Arsenal Pulp Press
Gabriella Goliger, author of the new novel Girl Unwrapped, is interviewed on rob mclennan's blog.
Actress Marilu Henner is a fan of our vegan cookbooks.
Gabriella Goliger is reading from her new novel Girl Unwrapped at a benefit for Canada's Lambda Foundation.
Daniel Allen Cox will launch Krakow Melt at Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore in Montreal.
Ivan E. Coyote is reading at San Francisco's Modern Times Bookstore on September 16.
Gabriella Goliger will launch her new novel Girl Unwrapped in Ottawa on September 19.
Gabriella Goliger will launch her novel Girl Unwrapped in Montreal on October 6.
Gord Hill, author of The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book, will be appearing at the Victoria Anarchist Bookfair on September 11 and 12.
Nick Burns, co-author of The Bearded Gentleman, will be appearing at Books Inc. in the Castro in San Francisco on August 26.
Daniel Allen Cox is interviewed by both Xtra! in Canada and EDGE in the US for his new novel Krakow Melt.
Praise for Gabriella Goliger's new novel
Quill and Quire calls Gabriella Goliger a "seasoned professional who knows exactly how to engage her reader" and Girl Unwrapped is now available.
David Chariandy's award-winning novel Soucouyant is featured on CBC Radio's "Between the Covers."
Ivan E. Coyote will be appearing in Vancouver, Sacramento, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, West Hollywood, and Victoria, BC in September.
Daniel Allen Cox is interviewed by Montreal's Hour Magazine for his novel Krakow Melt.
Daniel Allen Cox will launch Krakow Melt at the Ossington in Toronto
Join Daniel at Torontoís The Ossington bar on Thursday, September 16, 2010 for The Night is a Krakow Bar that Smells Wrong, a unique literary happening and new David Lynch film.
Cornell McClellan, Barack and Michelle Obama's fitness trainer, recommends Dreena Burton's Eat, Drink & Be Vegan.
Billeh Nickerson will read from McPoems at the Word on the Street literary festival in Vancouver.
Amber Dawn and S. Bear Bergman will appear at Transgress, part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival, on October 22.
Amber Dawn is interviewed by Capital Xtra in Ottawa in advance of her appearance at Transgress on October 22.
An excerpt from Daniel Allen Cox's novel Krakow Melt appears in the online edition of The Advocate.
Ivan E. Coyote is appearing at this year's Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival.
The brand new Vancouver Book Club has chosen Charles Demers' Vancouver Special as its very first book club selection.
Daniel Allen Cox will be reading from his novel Krakow Melt at two locations in Chicago in October.
Daniel Allen Cox will be featured at two events in San Francisco in October.
Daniel Allen Cox will be reading at Montreal's Concordia Co-op Bookstore on October 29.
According to Toronto's eyeWeekly, 2010 is shaping up to be the "year of the beard."
Charles Demers and his book Vancouver Special have gotten a lot of love from The Georgia Straight in their annual "Best of Vancouver" issue.
A recipe for Roasted Lemon Chicken and Potatoes from From the Olive Grove appears in BC Living.
An Atlantic.com article about antique mustache guards features Allan Peterkin, author of One Thousand Beards.
Amber Dawn is interviewed in The Tyee about her acclaimed novel Sub Rosa.
Daniel Allen Cox appears as part of the In the Flesh Reading Series in New York on October 21.
Billeh is McBusy this month
McPoems author Billeh Nickerson is busy this month with many events in Vancouver and Toronto.
Meet Ripe from Around here author
jae steele, author of Ripe From Around Here, will be Philadelphia and New York.
Arsenal Pulp Press, Geist Magazine, and Sitka Books & Art present a launch for Daniel Francis' Seeing Reds in Vancouver on November 4.
Daniel Francis has been shortlisted for the 2010 Canada's History Pierre Berton Award for his work as a writer on Canadian history.
The long-awaited launch of Attila Richard Lukacs Polaroids Michael Morris takes place in Vancouver on October 26.
Ivan E. Coyote and S. Bear Bergman are hitting the road together in November, with dates in Toronto, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Portland, Maine.
The National Post conducts a Q&A with Ivan E. Coyote in support of her Vancouver Writers and Readers Festival appearances.
Arsenal's film monograph series Queer Film Classics will be celebrated in Toronto at a This is Not a Reading series event on November 8.
Gabriella Goliger, author of the novel Girl Unwrapped, will appear Vancouver's Jewish Writers Festival on November 22.
Gabriella Goliger will read from her novel Girl Unwrapped at Toronto's Type Books on December 2.
Helen Hok-Sze Leung will launch her new book Farewell My Concubine: A Queer Film Classic at Vancouver's Rhizome Cafe on December 2.
Attila Richard Lukacs and Michael Morris will give a talk about their book Polaroids at Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver on November 25.
Wayde Compton will launch his first book of essays, After Canaan, in Vancouver at the Brickhouse on December 1.
Arsenal Pulp Press is looking for a new Marketing Manager!
Attila Richard Lukacs and Michael Morris will be signing copies of their book Polaroids at Vancouver's Little Sister's bookstore on November 27.
Helen and Anastasia Koutalianos, authors of From the Olive Grove, will be signing their cookbook and offering olive oil tastings at Whole Foods in Vancouver on November 20 and 27.
Daniel Francis will talk about his new book Seeing Reds at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg on Saturday, November 20.
Hard Core Logo: Live, the stage adaptation of Michael Turner's novel, will have its world premiere in Edmonton on November 18.
Andrew George Jr. will appear at a launch for his book A Feast for All Seasons at the Metis Skills and Employment Centre in Abbotsford, BC.
Vancouver's Andrew George Jr. and Ottawa's Robert Gairns will launch their cookbook A Feast for All Seasons in Ottawa on December 4.
Allan Peterkin and Nick Burns, authors of The Bearded Gentleman, are interviewed on CBC Radio One's "Manthropology" program devoted to moustaches.
Andrew George Jr. will sign copies of his cookbook A Feast for All Seasons at Tribal Spirit Gallery in Langley, BC.
"Pheneticizing," a term coined by Wayde Compton, has made it into "Schott's Vocab" column in the New York Times.
Amber Dawn's debut novel Sub Rosa has been named one of the best books of the year in The Globe and Mail.
Hard Core Logo II, the sequel to Bruce Macdonald's widely acclaimed 1996 film, will premiere at the Whistler Film Festival.
Ivan E. Coyote will be signing copies of her new book Missed Her at Vancouver's Little Sister's on Saturday, December 18.
Dolly Watts McRae has won the BC Aboriginal Business Individual Award from the BC Achievement Foundation.
Hadrien Laroche will deliver the keynote address at Happy Birthday Jean Genet: The Festival in Brooklyn on December 17.
Helen and Anastasia Koutalianos will be at Capers Robson Street in Vancouver on Saturday, December 4 for olive oil tastings and a book signing.
Daniel Francis, author of Seeing Reds, answers Ten Questions from Open Book Toronto.
Helen and Anastasia Koutalianos, authors of From the Olive Grove, prepare Biscotti with Orange Zest in this new how-to video.
Allan Peterkin, co-author ofThe Bearded Gentleman, offers his take on the culture of facial hair in the Toronto Star.
Polaroids: Attila Richard Lukacs and Michael Morris is reviewed by Gay People's Chronicle.
An article in the Montreal Mirror on Polaroids includes an interview with artist Attila Richard Lukacs.
On the centenary of Jean Genet's birth, Stan Persky writes about The Last Genet in The Globe and Mail.
Daniel Allen Cox is featured on Sexlife Canada's website.
Helen and Anastasia Koutalianos' recipe for lentil soup from their cookbook From the Olive Grove is featured by Granville Magazine.
From the Olive Grove by Helen and Anastasia Koutalianos has been named one of the best cookbooks of 2010 by January Magazine.
The Koutalianos' recipe for Biscotti with Orange Zest from their cookbook From the Olive Grove appears on the BC Living website.