Ivan E. Coyote has been named Writer-in-Residence by the Unversity of Winnipeg for January - April 2011.
Richard Labonte, in his syndicated column "Book Marks," has named Daniel Allen Cox's Krakow Melt one of the Top 10 best gay fiction titles of 2010.
Seeing Reds, Daniel Francis's book on the Red Scare in Canada after World War I, has been praised in a rave review by the Georgia Straight.
Daniel Allen Cox's novel Krakow Melt has been shortlisted for the inaugural Independent Literary Awards, voted on by literary bloggers.
Join Leanne Prain and Mandy Moore, co-authors of Yarn Bombing, as they help to cover the Joy Kogawa House cherry tree in hundreds of knitted blossoms.
Gabriella Goliger speaks with Shalom Life about her novel Girl Unwrapped.
Amber Dawn reads at the inaugural event for INcite, a new Vancouver International Writers Festival series at the Vancouver Public Library.
Yarn Bombing is featured in an article in Hemispheres, United Airlines' inflight magazine.
Ivan E. Coyote's Missed Her and Christine Wunnicke's Missouri make the "Top Eleven" of 2010 list from the American Library Association's LGBT Roundtable.
Vegan author extraordinaire Sarah Kramer will appear at a fundraising benefit at Karmavore in New Westminster, BC on January 23.
Daniel Francis, author of Seeing Reds, will participate in a SFU Harbour Centre panel discussion entitled "Seeing Red: The policy of state political repression in Canada."
From the Olive Grove has been chosen the Food Book of the Month for January by the blog Gothic Epicures VinCuisine.
Ivan E. Coyote's inaugural reading as the University of Winnipeg's new writer-in-residence will take place on January 27.
Helen and Anastasia Koutalianos will offer olive oil tastings and sign copies of From the Olive Grove at Ethical Kitchen in North Vancouver on January 29.
The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You by S. Bear Bergman has made the American Library Association's Top 10 list of LGBTQ books for children and teens for 2010.
Gabriella will read from Girl Unwrapped as part of the Pen-in-Hand series.
Daniel Francis talks about his book Seeing Reds in an interview with Coop Radio's "Redeye."
Hard Core Logo: Live, Michael Scholar Jr's stage adaptation of Michael Turner's novel Hard Core Logo, is at Vancouver's Rickshaw Theatre Jan. 27-Feb. 6.
Charles Demers, author of Vancouver Special, is interviewed by the website The Paltry Sapien.
Dennis E. Bolen will be at the 2011 Galiano Island Literary Festival (Feb. 24-28, 2011).
Ivan E. Coyote will be participating in the 2nd annual Galiano Island Literary Festival (Feb. 2011)
Gabriella Goliger Incites at the Vancouver Public Library on February 23, 2011.
Rhonda Waterfall will be signing copies of The Only Thing I Have at SFU Harbour Centre Bookstore on Saturday, February 5th at 2:15 pm.
A podcast of the SFU Lecture "Vancouver: The Best Place on Earth?" featuring Charles Demers & Matt Hern
A slideshow of images from Venus with Biceps is featured in The New Yorker's book blog "The Book Bench."
David L. Chapman and special guest bodybuilders Marla Battles and Katy Wayman-White launch Venus with Biceps at Elliott Bay Books!
Michael Morris will help to launch Attila Richard Lukacs and Michael Morris: Polaroids in Toronto at Art Metropole on February 26.
Hadrien Laroche, author of The Last Genet: A Writer in Revolt, will give a talk about Jean Genet at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida on March 2.
Daniel Allen Cox, author of Krakow Melt, is interviewed by Montreal magazine 2B.
Thomas Waugh will appear with director Frank Vitale at a screening/launch party in Montreal on March 5.
Turkish-language rights to Krakow Melt by Daniel Allen Cox have been sold to Altikirkbes.
Vancouver visual artist Michael Morris has received a 2011 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts.
An article on Boston yarn bombers in the Boston Globe includes a reference to the book Yarn Bombing and a quote from co-author Leanne Prain.
Ivan E. Coyote talks about Missed Her in an interview with Dorothy's Closet of San Francisco.
The first date on the Persistence All Ways Butch Femme anthology launch tour is Winnipeg on April 16, 2011.
Krakow Melt by Daniel Allen Cox has been named a finalist for both the Lambda Literary Award and the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction.
Amber Dawn's novel Sub Rosa has been named a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award.
Wayde Compton will be reading from After Canaan at the University of Toronto Scarborough on Thursday, April 7.
Ivan E. Coyote's Missed Her has been named winner of the Another Story Reads 2011 contest.
Wayde Compton and Daniel Allen Cox will both appear at the gritLIT festival in Hamilton, Ontario in April.
Veteran fiction writer Dennis E. Bolen launches his new collection of short fiction Anticipated Results Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 8pm.
Polaroids: Attila Richard Lukacs and Michael Morris has won an Honorable Mention from the Alcuin Society Book Design Awards.
David L. Chapman speaks to Lee Callahan about Venus with Biceps on the radio program Sunday Morning Book Report (Seattle).
Dennis E. Bolen will perform at Lit Fest New West on Friday, April 15.
Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme will launch at New York's storied Stonewall Inn on May 14, 2011.
Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme will launch in Vancouver at the WISE Hall on May 19, 2011.
Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme launches in Toronto at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre on May 17, 2011.
Dennis E. Bolen talks to Sean Cranbury about his new story collection Anticipated Results on Books on the Radio.
Dennis E. Bolen is interviewed about his story collection Anticipated Results on the Melodramatic Musings blog.
Proma Tagore launches her first poetry book language is not the only thing that breaks along with two new Talonbooks titles in Vancouver on April 26.
The Bearded Gentleman by Allan Peterkin and Nick Burns is featured in a five-page excerpt in Tranoï Magazine.
Shorty Maniace of Mystic Hair, profiled in The Bearded Gentleman, is teaming up with the book's co-author Nick Burns to conduct shaving classes in San Francisco.
Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman are interviewed by Xtra about their new anthology Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme.
Forbes Magazine calls yarn bombing "a name you need to know."
Daniel Allen Cox, author of the Lambda Literary and Ferro-Grumley Award-nominated novel Krakow Melt, is interviewed by Richard Burnett in his column "Three Dollar Bill."
Punk legend Joe Keithley of D.O.A. is celebrating his birthday and his new book Talk - Action = 0 with a concert and book signing at Vancouver's Rickshaw Theatre on June 4.
"Yarn bombing" (the movement) and Yarn Bombing (the book) appear in an article in the Fashion & Style section of the New York Times.
Vegan superstar Sarah Kramer will be signing books in London, UK at the Vx store on May 27.
Venus with Biceps by David L. Chapman and Patricia Vertinsky is featured in the May 30 issue of People magazine.
Amber Dawn's novel Sub Rosa has won the Lambda Literary Award in the category of Lesbian Debut Fiction.
Louis-Georges Tin (The Dictionary of Homophobia) was attacked and arrested in Moscow during a peaceful gay pride march.
Joe Keithley, Godfather of Canadian Punk and frontman and founder of D.O.A. talks about his new book on TV talkshow Urban Rush.
Sarah Schulman, along with Dorothy Allison, is giving a keynote address to the American Library Association's GLBT Round Table on June 27.
Joe Keithley talks to Vancouver is Awesome about his new book Talk - Action = 0: An Illustrated History of D.O.A.
A cover story for the Vancouver edition of Xtra about Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme asks: "Who's Butch Now?"
The Associated Press discovers Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet & Knit Graffiti in this widely syndicated article that appeared on June 2.
The CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos takes note of Yarn Bombing on his blog.
In this video Gabriella Goliger talks about her acclaimed novel Girl Unwrapped. Look for a special guest appearance at the end!
Natasha Kyssa, author of The SimplyRaw Living Foods Detox Manual, is on the cover of the June 2011 issue of Ottawa Natural magazine.
Yarn Bombing is a subject for discussion on the Today Show's blog.
Joe Keithley talks to Nardwuar on CiTR radio (2 part interview).
Ivan E. Coyote talks to the CBC's Shelagh Rogers about her most recent story collection Missed Her.
Joe Keithley talks to Vancouver's The Province about his new book Talk - Action = 0: A Visual History of D.O.A.
Bolen will be reading at the Rhizome Café, 317 E Broadway, Vancouver, at 7pm on June 16th.
Dennis E. Bolen will be reading at the Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia St New Westminster, at 3pm on June 19th.
Gabriella Goliger will be in Westfest Gets Naked, Juniper Kitchen & Wine Bar at 245 Richmond Road, with Bif Naked and other amazing Canadians it runs from 3-4:30pm in Ottawa.
Gabriella Goliger will be in Proud, Jewish and Lesbian, Congregation Darchei Noam, 864 Sheppard Avenue West, at 7:30pm in Toronto.
Check out Megaphone Magazine for Joe Keithley’s newest mug shot … just kidding!
Pop-culture super-site Ugo.com has interviewed Joe Keithley about his new book Talk - Action = 0.
Joe and D.O.A. will also be touring Southern California on June 17-19 and will be doing book-related media.
Reuters news agency in London talks about Yarn Bombing in connection with International Yarn Bombing Day.
A photo essay on the art of "Yarn Bombing" appears on Time Magazine's blog, to accompany an article in its print edition.
Sarah Schulman will talk about "Queers Against Israeli Apartheid" in Toronto on June 22.
Joe Keithley talks to Culture Brats about his new book Talk - Action = 0: A Visual History of D.O.A..
D.O.A. legend Joe Keithley will perform an acoustic set and sign copies of his new book Talk - Action = 0 at HMV Vancouver on June 24.
Gabriella Goliger, author of Girl Unwrapped, is profiled in Canadian Jewish News.
Dennis E. Bolen's story collection Anticipated Results is reviewed by Steven W. Beattie in The National Post.
BC Living features Grilled Vegetables with Herbs by Helen Koutalianos and Anastasia Koutalianos on their website.
From the Olive Grove has been nominated for a >, 2011 Canadian Culinary Book Award in the category of English Cookbooks.
Recently From the Olive Grove has been getting a lot of mentions and we can point you in right direction.
Joe Keithley stars in a book trailer for his sprawling history of D.O.A., Talk - Action = 0.
Editors Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman will lead a discussion about their anthology Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme at Vancouver's Little Sister's on July 20.
Sarah Schulman is one of ten artists to win a Brown Foundation Fellowship from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Sarah B. Hood will launch her new book We Sure Can! at Toronto's Leslieville Farmers Market on August 7.
Ashok Mathur will appear at Vancouver's Indian Summer festival on Saturday, July 16.
Jennifer K. Chung and the 3-Day Novel Contest Ltd will launch Terroryaki! at Seattle's Elliott Bay Book Company on August 28.
Wayde Compton is appearing at the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival on July 16 and 17.
Helen and Anastasia Koutalianos will participate in an olive oil tasting and book signing at Vancouver's Meinhardt Fine Foods on July 28.
D.O.A. has announced the first leg of its fall road trip with gigs in Kamloops, Edmonton, Calgary, and High River, Alberta.
Ivan E. Coyote is appearing with singer-songwriter Veda Hille at the Sunshine Coast Festival for the Written Arts on August 7.
Sarah Kramer (How It All Vegan, La Dolce Vegan) has opened a vegan retail store called Sarah's Place in Victoria, BC.
Reviews, author and character interviews, and Gabriella Goliger's disdain for girdles are all revealed on the whirlwind Blog Tour for Girl Unwrapped.
Dennis E. Bolen answers the Vancouver Writers & Readers Festival Proust Questionnaire.
Kristyn Dunnion launches her new story collection The Dirt Chronicles at Another Story in Toronto on September 29.
French-language rights to Daniel Francis's book Seeing Reds have been sold to Lux Editeur in Montreal.
Wayde Compton has been named the Vancouver Public Library's new writer-in-residence.
Sarah Schulman will talk about her novel The Mere Future with fellow novelist Jessica Hagedorn at Brooklyn's Greenlight Books on September 22.
Dennis E. Bolen (Anticipated Results) will appear at Toronto's Type Books on September 22 as part of YOSS (Year of Short Stories).
Poet Billeh Nickerson (McPoems) has two Vancouver appearances in August.
Kevin Chong launches his new novel Beauty Plus Pity at Vancouver's legendary Penthouse Nightclub on September 19.
Joe Keithley and D.O.A. are performing in eastern Canada and the US midwest in September and October.
Dennis E. Bolen will read from his story collection Anticipated Results at the Vancouver Public Library on September 14.
Sarah B. Hood's canning book We Sure Can! is featured in an article in the Edmonton Journal.
Kevin Chong reads from his novel Beauty Plus Pity at Toronto's Type Books on November 3, co-sponsored by Joyland and Broken Pencil.
Sarah B. Hood and her book We Sure Can! are profiled in The National Post.
Kristyn Dunnion reads from The Dirt Chronicles at Mother Tongue Books in Ottawa.
Daniel Allen Cox (Krakow Melt) and Ivan E. Coyote (Missed Her) have been shortlisted for ReLit Awards.
Leanne Prain launches Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery, the much anticipated follow-up to Yarn Bombing, in Vancouver on September 22.
jae steele, author of Get It Ripe and Ripe from Around Here, will be making "the Friendliest Chocolate Fudge that you ever did taste" at Toronto's Vegetarian Food Festival on September 9.
(Not So) Local Legends Reading Series
Kristyn Dunnion reads with Heather J. Wood (author of Just Roll With It, Tightrope Books) as part of Concordia Co-op Bookstores (Not so) Local Legends Reading Series on Weds October 5, 7:00pm.
Multi-Author Mayhem from Arsenal Pulp Press & Tightrope Books featuring Kristyn Dunnion & Jim Nason launching their latest work and readings from Jacob Scheier & Phoebe Tsang. Thurs Oct, 6. 8:00pm. McNally Robinson.
Leanne Prain launches her new book Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery at Type Books.
Book launch, visual talk & stitch 'n' bitch
Leanne Prain and fibre artist & Hoopla contributor Takashi Iwasakin launch Hoopla in Winnipeg with a talk & stitch 'n' bitch.
DISCUSSION, WORKSHOP & BOOK LAUNCH
Join Leanne Prain for a Hoopla book launch and "stitched secrets" workshop at Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY on Sept 29.
Sarah Schulman will read from the new paperback edition of The Mere Future at Women and Children First in Chicago on October 14.
Dennis E. Bolen is interviewed about his story collection Anticipated Results on rob mclennan's blog.
After Canaan, Wayde Compton's acclaimed essay collection on black experience, has been named a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award.
The launch of the Vancouver 125 Legacy Books, including D.M. Fraser's Class Warfare, Betty Lambert's Crossings, and Jon Furberg's Anhaga, will take place in Vancouver on October 23.
Dennis E. Bolen (Anticipated Results) and Kevin Chong (Beauty Plus Pity) participate in a Canadian Invasion reading at Seattle's Elliott Bay Book Co. on October 24.
The three-part book trailer for Kevin Chong's novel Beauty Plus Pity is now available for your viewing pleasure.
Gabriella Goliger's novel Girl Unwrapped has been named a finalist for the Ottawa Book Award.
Cookbook author Elizabeth Baird writes about Sarah B. Hood's new book We Sure Can!.
Francois Cusset of France, author of The Inverted Gaze, will be giving talks in Toronto on October 26 and 27.
Francois Cusset of France, author of The Inverted Gaze, will be giving a talk in New York on October 18.
Leanne Prain launches Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery in San Francisco, San Mateo, Portland, and Seattle in October.
Francois Cusset, author of The Inverted Gaze, will participate in the conference "Culture, Space, Violence: The Neoliberal Imaginary" at the University of California at Irvine on October 22.
Kevin Chong, author of Beauty Plus Pity, answers Sixty Excellent Questions from Vancouver's Scout Magazine.
France's Francois Cusset, author of The Inverted Gaze, will be doing presentations in Vancouver in October.
Kevin Chong (Beauty Plus Pity) and Dennis E. Bolen (Anticipated Results) will both appear at the Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival in October.
Numerous Arsenal writers and poets will appear at the Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference in October, organized by Poet Laureate Brad Cran (Hope in Shadows).
Joe Keithley, Canada's godfather of punk and the author of Talk - Acton = 0, will be giving an acoustic performance and book talk at the Vancouver Public Library on October 18.
Kevin Chong, Anne Enright, and David Gilmour explore the joys and the cruelty of “true love” and the journeys we must take to find our place in the world.
Readings by Kevin Chong, Sean Dixon, and Peter Dubé at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore. Hosted by David McGimpsey.
Joe Keithley talks to Canada's Boyfriend about 30+ years of standing up for what's right.
Kevin Chong, author of Beauty Plus Pity, writes on being Asian but not an Asian author.
Watch the book trailer for Dennis E. Bolen's story collection Anticipated Results.
In the latest issue of Geist, Michael Turner riffs on D.M. Fraser's 1974 story collection Class Warfare.
Clint Burnham and alumni of the Kootenay School of Writing launch The Only Poetry that Matters: Reading the Kootenay School of Writing in Vancouver on November 12.
Alternative embroidery takes over the Vancouver Public Library on November 7 when Leanne Prain talks up her new book Hoopla.
Gabriella Goliger has won the Ottawa Book Award for Fiction for her novel Girl Unwrapped.
The RADAR Reading Series in San Francisco presents Sarah Schulman, reading from her novel The Mere Future.
Daniel Francis reads from his gripping history book Seeing Reds: The Red Scare of 1918-1919, Canada's First War on Terror at the Vancouver Public Library on November 14.
Sarah Schulman reads from her novel The Mere Future at Pegasus Bookstore in Berkeley, CA on November 14.
Joe Keithley is inteviewed in the Winnipeg Free Press about his new book Talk - Action = 0.
Amber Dawn, author of Sub Rosa, will be reading at Venus Envy in Ottawa on November 9.
Kevin Chong, author of Beauty Plus Pity, appears on CBC Radio to read his letter to the seven billionth person recently born on Earth.
Amber Dawn, author of Sub Rosa, is doing a number of events in New York, Kingston (Ontario), and Ottawa in November.
Upcoming events with Hoopla author Leanne Prain.
Francois Cusset talks about French literature, queer theory, and his book The Inverted Gaze in this interview taped in Vancouver.
Gabriella Goliger's novel Girl Unwrapped has been named Best Local Book by the readers of Ottawa XPress.
Clint Burnham (The Only Poetry that Matters) participates in a panel and reading on the Kootenay School of Writing in Edmonton on November 28.
Dennis E. Bolen, author of Anticipated Results, participates in Vancouver is Awesome's Read All Over questionnaire.
Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery by Leanne Prain has been named a top Adult Book 4 Teens by School Library Journal in the US.
Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme has been named one of the Top 5 Non-Fiction Books of 2011 by the blog For Books' Sake.
Greg Youmans will read from his new book Word is Out: A Queer Film Classic as part of Michelle Tea's RADAR Reading Series in San Francisco on December 13.
We Sure Can! by Sarah B. Hood appears on Delicious Living's list of the Top 12 Healthy Cookbooks of 2012.
Dennis E. Bolen (Anticipated Results) will read at Ottawa's Carleton Tavern on September 23.
There's a fun interview with D.O.A.'s Joe Keithley about his book Talk - Action - 0 in The Big Turnover.
Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme has been named a Stonewall Honor Book by the American Library Association.
Kristyn Dunnion was interviewed in Uptown Winnipeg's Alternative Weekly.