Rae Spoon: My Prairie Home doc at Sundance (Jan 2014)

My Prairie Home, the National Film Board of Canada documentary about trans musician and writer Rae Spoon, has been selected for the Sundance Film Festival.

The World Is Moving around Me: Kirkus Best of 2013 (Dec 2013)

Kirkus Reviews has named The World Is Moving around Me by Dany Laferrière as one of the Best Non-Fiction Books of 2013.

The World Is Moving around Me: a Notable Translation of 2013 (Dec 2013)

David Homel's translation of Dany Laferrière’s memoir The World Is Moving around Me has been named one of the 75 Notable Translations of 2013 by World Literature Today.

Blue Is the Warmest Color: New York Times bestseller and Editors Choice (Dec 2013)

Julie Maroh's graphic novel Blue Is the Warmest Color has made the New York Times bestseller list.

Dany Laferriere elected to Academie francaise (Dec 2013)

Dany Laferrière, author of The World Is Moving around Me, has been elected to the Académie française, regarded as the highest honor for writers working in French.

Amber Dawn and Julie Maroh: Autostraddle Top 10 of 2013 (Jan 2014)

Amber Dawn's How Poetry Saved My Life and Julie Maroh's Blue Is the Warmest Color have both made Autostraddle's Top 10 Queer and Feminist Books of 2013.

Lani Russwurm in The Tyee: Ten Intoxicating Vancouver Moments (Jan 2014)

From The Tyee: Ten "intoxicating" moments in Vancouver history, by Lani Russwurm, author of Vancouver Was Awesome.

Blackbird film to co-star Mo'Nique (Jan 2014)

A film based on Larry Duplechan’s novel Blackbird will feature Mo'Nique, who is also an executive producer.

Blue Is the Warmest Color: Criterion DVD available in February (Jan 2014)

The award-winning film Blue Is the Warmest Color will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray as part of the Criterion Collection.

God Loves Hair: Toronto launch (Apr 2014)

Vivek Shraya launches his book God Loves Hair with a multi-author event at Toronto's Gladstone Hotel on April 8.

Billeh Nickerson: Artificial Cherry launch in Vancouver (Mar 2014)

Billeh Nickerson launches his latest poetry book Artificial Cherry in Vancouver on March 23.

Amber Dawn and Aaron Chapman at Galiano Literary Festival (Feb 2014)

Amber Dawn (How Poetry Saved My Life) and Aaron Chapman (Liquor, Lust, and the Law) appear at the Galiano Literary Festival February 21-23.

Movie trailer for Blackbird (Feb 2014)

A trailer for the film adaptation of Larry Duplechan's novel Blackbird has been released, starring Academy Award winner Mo'Nique.

Blue Is the Warmest Color now on DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD (Feb. 2014)

The controversial and acclaimed film adaptation of Blue Is the Warmest Color is now available on DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD.

Rae Spoon: Gender Failure excerpt on Lemonhound (Mar 2014)

An excerpt by Rae Spoon from Gender Failure, their book with Ivan E. Coyote, appears on Lemonhound.

Gender Failure: Vancouver show and book launch April 9 (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon celebrate the publication of their collaborative new book Gender Failure with a performance of their acclaimed show in Vancouver on April 9.

Gender Failure: Victoria show and book launch April 10 (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon celebrate the publication of their collaborative new book Gender Failure with a performance of their acclaimed show in Victoria, BC on April 10.

Amber Dawn, S. Bear Bergman: Lambda Literary Award finalists (May 2014)

Amber Dawn (How Poetry Saved My Life) and S. Bear Bergman (Blood, Marriage, Wine & Glitter) have been named finalists for the 2014 Lambda Literary Awards.

Ashley Little: BC Book Prize finalist (Mar 2014)

Ashley Little's novel Anatomy of a Girl Gang has been shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize.

Tom Cho and Sarah Schulman at BGSQD, New York (Apr 2014)

Tom Cho and Sarah Schulman read from their latest Arsenal books at the Bureau of General Services - Queer Division in New York on April 13.

Gender Failure: Calgary show and book launch Apr 11 (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon celebrate the publication of their collaborative new book Gender Failure with a performance of their acclaimed show in Calgary on April 11.

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Gender Failure: Edmonton show and book launch Apr 13 (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon celebrate the publication of their collaborative new book Gender Failure with a performance of their acclaimed show in Edmonton on April 13.

Gender Failure: Halifax show and book launch Apr 20 (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon celebrate the publication of their collaborative new book Gender Failure with a performance of their acclaimed show in Halifax on April 20.

Gender Failure: Montreal show and book launch Apr 22 (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon celebrate the publication of their collaborative new book Gender Failure with a performance of their acclaimed show in Montreal on April 22.

Gender Failure: Toronto show and book launch Apr 23 (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon celebrate the publication of their collaborative new book Gender Failure with a performance of their acclaimed show in Toronto on April 23.

Gender Failure: Ottawa show and book launch Apr 25 (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon celebrate the publication of their collaborative new book Gender Failure with a performance of their acclaimed show in Ottawa on April 25 as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival.

God Loves Hair in Xtra (Mar 2014)

Vivek Shraya's coming-of-age story collection God Loves Hair is reviewed in the Daily Xtra.

Tom Cho at Asian American Writers Workshop, New York (Apr 2014)

Tom Cho reads from the new North American edition of his story collection Look Who's Morphing at the Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York on April 17.

Ivan, Rae, and Gender Failure: The Canadian Tour (Apr 2014)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon are touring across Canada in April performing their acclaimed show Gender Failure.

The Dirty Dozen with Vivek Shraya: Open Book Toronto (Apr 2014)

Vivek Shraya, author of God Loves Hair, takes on the Dirty Dozen interview at Open Book Toronto.

Tom Cho: Book launch in Toronto (Apr 2014)

Tom Cho launches the North American edition of Look Who's Morphing in Toronto on April 29.

Randy Shore wins BC Wildlife Federation Award (Apr 2014)

Randy Shore, Vancouver Sun reporter and author of Grow What You Eat, Eat What You Grow, has won the Art Downs Award from the BC Wildlife Federation.

Arsenal shortlisted for Small Press of the Year (Apr 2014)

We're pleased as punch to be shortlisted for the Small Press of the Year Libris Award by the Retail Council of Canada.

Craftivism featured on Buzzfeed (Apr 2014)

Betsy Greer's new book Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism is featured on Buzzfeed.

Amber Dawn: Lambda Finalists reading in Seattle (May 2014)

Amber Dawn (How Poetry Saved My Life) is part of a Lambda Literary Awards Finalists reading at Seattle's Elliot Bay Book Company on May 9

Andrew George Jr in National Post (Apr 2014)

Andrew George Jr. (Modern Native Feasts) and Aboriginal cuisine are profiled in the National Post.

Billeh Nickerson: Artificial Cherry poems on Lemonhound (Apr 2014)

Two poems from Billeh Nickerson's Artificial Cherry appear on the literary website Lemonhound.

Tom Cho guest edits Afterword for National Post (May 2014)

Tom Cho, author of Look Who's Morphing, guest edits the National Post's Afterword the week of April 28.

Ashley Little wins Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize (May 2014)

Ashley Little's Anatomy of a Girl Gang won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize at the BC Book Prizes ceremony on May 3.

Bud Osborn: in memoriam (May 2014)

Bud Osborn, the unofficial poet laureate of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, has passed away.

Tom Cho: Asian Heritage Month reading in Vancouver (May 2014)

Tom Cho (Look Who's Morphing) joins Kevin Chong, Nancy Lee, and Doretta Lau at a reading celebrating Asian Heritage Month at Pulpfiction Bookstore on May 30.

Betsy Greer: Craftivism launch in DC (May 2014)

Betsy Greer launches her amazing new book Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism at Scrap DC in Washington on May 18.

Tom Cho: Ottawa reading at Venus Envy (May 2014)

Tom Cho (Look Who's Morphing) reads with author Greg Bechtel at Venus Envy in Ottawa on May 15.

Craftivism excerpt on Rabble.ca (May 2014)

An excerpt from Betsy Greer's new book Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism appears on Rabble.ca.

SimplyRaw Kitchen wins Noshie Award from Fit Bottomed Eats (May 2014)

Natasha Kyssa's cookbook The SimplyRaw Kitchen has won a 2014 Noshie Award from the popular fitness and nutrition blog Fit Bottomed Eats.

Gender Failure: AfterEllen Book Club selection (Jun 2014)

Gender Failure by Rae Spoon and Ivan E. Coyote is a June book club selection on AfterEllen.

God Loves Hair: starred review in Quill and Quire (Jun 2014)

Vivek Shraya's God Loves Hair received a starred review in Quill and Quire.

Vegan al Fresco featured on Two Classy Chics (Jun 2014)

Vegan al Fresco by Carla Kelly is featured on the lifestyle website Two Classy Chics.

Vegan al Fresco featured in Vitality Magazine (Jun 2014)

Carla Kelly's Vegan al Fresco is featured in Vitality Magazine.

Billeh Nickerson: Artificial Cherry reviewed in Publishers Weekly (Jun 2014)

Billeh Nickerson's latest poetry collection Artificial Cherry is reviewed by Publishers Weekly.

Betsy Greer and Craftivism profiled in Washington City Paper (Jun 2014)

Betsy Greer, the "mother" of the Craftivism movement and author of the book of the same name, is profiled in Washington (DC) City Paper.

Gender Failure: Ivan and Rae profiled in Quill and Quire (Jun 2014)

Quill and Quire profiles Rae Spoon, Ivan E. Coyote, and their acclaimed collaborative book Gender Failure.

Vegan al Fresco featured in Metro News (Jun 2014)

Carla Kelly's recipe for Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches from her cookbook Vegan al Fresco appears in the national newsweekly Metro News.

Vegan al Fresco featured in Montreal Gazette (Jun 2014)

Carla Kelly and her cookbook Vegan al Fresco are featured in the Montreal Gazette, including a recipe for Pumpkin & Corn Cakes.

Vivek Shraya reads from God Loves Hair at Venus Envy, Halifax (Jun 2014)

Vivek Shraya reads from God Loves Hair at Venus Envy in Halifax on Saturday, June 28.

Queerty interviews Lucas Hildebrand about Paris Is Burning (Jun 2014)

Queerty interviews author Lucas Hildebrand about his book Paris Is Burning: A Queer Film Classic.

Tin Fish Gourmet: Vancouver launch (Sep 2014)

Barbara-jo McIntosh launches the new edition of her cookbook Tin Fish Gourmet at her Vancouver bookstore, Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks, on September 26.

Dayne Olgivie Prize: Tamai Kobayashi, Rae Spoon, Proma Tagore (Jun 2014)

The Writers Trust of Canada awarded its 2014 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers to Tamai Kobayashi, while Honours of Distinction were awarded to Rae Spoon and Proma Tagore.

Vegan al Fresco: Roasted Beet & Quinoa Salad in Women's Adventure Magazine (Jul 2014)

Women's Adventure magazine features Carla Kelly's Roasted Beet & Quinoa Salad from her cookbook Vegan al Fresco

God Loves Hair: rave from Kirkus Reviews (Jul 2014)

Vivek Shraya's book God Loves Hair has received a rave review in Kirkus Reviews.

Shawn Syms: Nothing Looks Familiar Toronto launch (Sep 2014)

Shawn Syms launches his long-awaited debut story collection Nothing Looks Familiar at Toronto's Buddies in Bad Times Theatre on September 9.

Angie Abdou at Sunshine Coast Festival (Aug 2014)

Angie Abdou reads from her new novel Between at the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Literary Arts in Sechelt, BC on August 15.

Tom Cho: LA & Seattle readings (Aug/Sep 2014)

Tom Cho (Look Who's Morphing) has three readings in Los Angeles and one at Seattle's Elliott Bay Book Company.

God Loves Hair: starred review in Booklist (Aug 2014)

Vivek Shraya's God Loves Hair has received a starred review from the US publication Booklist.

Angie Abdou: Between review in Quill and Quire (Aug 2014)

Angie Abdou's novel Between has been reviewed by Stacey May Fowles for Quill and Quire.

Vivek Shraya: She of the Mountains launch in Toronto (Sep 2014)

Vivek Shraya launches his illustrated novel She of the Mountains in Toronto on September 17.

A Crafty Book Tour, West Coast Edition: Leanne Prain, Betsy Greer, Kim Werker (Oct 2014)

Author-maker-activists Leanne Prain (Strange Material), Betsy Greer (Craftivism) and Kim Werker are touring together across North America this fall.

A Crafty Book Tour, East Coast Edition: Leanne Prain, Betsy Greer, Kim Werker (Oct 2014)

Author-maker-activists Leanne Prain (Strange Material), Betsy Greer (Craftivism) and Kim Werker are touring together across North America this fall.

Angie Abdou at Type Books, Toronto (Sep 2014)

Angie Abdou (Between) reads with poet Breckin Hancock (Broom, Broom) at Type Books in Toronto on September 16.

Leanne Prain: Hot Art Wet City event Oct. 23 (Oct 2014)

Leanne Prain, author of the new craft book Strange Material and co-author of Yarn Bombing, is doing a presentation with Hot Art Wet City in Vancouver on October 23.

Vivek Shraya: She of the Mountains book trailer (Aug 2014)

A book trailer for Vivek Shraya's new novel She of the Mountains is now available.

Angie Abdou, Billeh Nickerson at Vancouver Writers Festival (Oct 2014)

Angie Abdou (Between) and Billeh Nickerson (Artificial Cherry) are featured at this year's Vancouver Writers Festival October 21-26.

Real Vancouver presents an evening with Anvil Press and Arsenal Pulp Press (Sep 2014)

The Real Vancouver Writers' Series presents an evening with Anvil Press and Arsenal Pulp Press on September 24 in Vancouver, co-sponsored by the Literary Press Group of Canada.

Angie Abdou: Hometown launch in Fernie Sep 26 (Sep 2014)

Angie Abdou launches her new novel Between in her hometown of Fernie, BC, at the Fernie Heritage Library on September 26.

Angie Abdou Canadian book tour (Sep/Oct 2014)

Angie Abdou is hitting the road in September and October in support of her new novel Between.

Angie Abdou and Vivek Shraya read in Hamilton (Sep 2014)

Vivek Shraya (She of the Mountains) and Angie Abdou (Between) read at Bryan Prince, Bookseller in Hamilton, ON on September 19.

Raziel Reid & Vivek Shraya: Winnipeg launch (Oct 2014)

Raziel Reid (When Everything Feels like the Movies) and Vivek Shraya (She of the Mountains) launch their new books at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg on October 1.

Vivek Shraya: She of the Mountains Canadian tour (Sep/Oct 2014)

Vivek Shraya is travelling across Canada in support of his new novel She of the Mountains.

Angie Abdou interviewed by 49th Shelf (Sep 2014)

49th Shelf interviews Angie Abdou about her new novel Between.

Angie Abdou, Shawn Syms at Word on the Street Toronto (Sep 2014)

Angie Abdou (Between) and Shawn Syms (Nothing Looks Familiar) read at Toronto's Word on the Street on September 21.

Raziel Reid, Vivek Shraya, Shawn Syms at Venus Envy, Ottawa (Oct 2014)

Raziel Reid (When Everything Feels like the Movies), Vivek Shraya (She of the Mountains) and Shawn Syms (Nothing Looks Familiar) read at Ottawa's Venus Envy on October 5.

Vivek Shraya: God Loves Hair in Out Magazine (Sep 2014)

Vivek Shraya's God Loves Hair is featured in Out Magazine.

Billeh Nickerson, Ashley Little: Vancouver Book Award finalists (Sep 2014)

Billeh Nickerson's poetry book Artificial Cherry and Ashley Little's novel Anatomy of a Girl Gang have been shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award.

Tin Fish Gourmet in Vancouver Sun (Sep 2014)

Barbara-jo McIntosh's cookbook Tin Fish Gourmet is featured in the Vancouver Sun.

Tom Cho at Literasian Festival, Vancouver (Oct 2014)

Tom Cho (Look Who's Morphing) appears at the Asian Canadian Writers Workshop's Literasian Festival in Vancouver in October.

Leanne Prain, Betsy Greer, Kim Werker: Vancouver book launch Oct. 7 (Oct 2014)

Crafty authors Leanne Prain (Strange Material), Betsy Greer (Craftivism) and Kim Werker (Mighty Ugly) are launching their books in Vancouver on October 7.

Wayde Compton: Vancouver launch for The Outer Harbour (Oct 2014)

Wayde Compton launches his debut story collection The Outer Harbour at the Vancouver Public Library on October 19.

Raziel Reid: Vancouver book launch (Nov 2014)

Raziel Reid launches his debut novel When Everything Feels like the Movies in Vancouver on November 8, co-sponsored by Xtra and Arsenal Pulp Press.

Raziel Reid, Vivek Shraya, Shawn Syms: Glad Day reading in Toronto (Oct 2014)

Raziel Reid (When Everything Feels like the Movies), Vivek Shraya (She of the Mountains) and Shawn Syms (Nothing Looks Familiar) read at Toronto's Glad Day Bookshop on October 6.

Randy Shore: Grow What You Eat launch in Gibsons (Oct 2014)

Randy Shore launches his cookbook Grow What You Eat, Eat What You Grow close to home in Gibsons, BC on October 4.

Randy Shore: Grow What You Eat launch in Vancouver (Nov 2014)

Vancouver Sun columnist Randy Shore launches his cookbook Grow What You Eat, Eat What You Grow at Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks in Vancouver on November 6.

God Loves Hair: starred review in Publishers Weekly (Sep 2014)

Vivek Shraya's YA book God Loves Hair has received a starred review in Publishers Weekly.

Daniel Francis wins Vancouver Mayor's Arts Award (Oct 2014)

BC historian Daniel Francis has won the 2014 Vancouver Mayor's Arts Award in the field of literary arts.

Raziel Reid: Governor General's Literary Award finalist (Oct 2014)

Raziel Reid's debut novel When Everything Feels like the Movies has been shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award.

Barbara-jo McIntosh: Tin Fish Gourmet in Saskatoon (Nov 2014)

Barbara-jo McIntosh, author of Tin Fish Gourmet, talks about all manner of tinned fish at McNally Robinson in Saskatoon on November 12.

Barabara-jo McIntosh: Tin Fish Gourmet in Calgary (Nov 2014)

Barbara-jo McIntosh leads a cooking class based on her cookbook Tin Fish Gourmet at Calgary's Cookbook Co. Cooks on November 13.

Raziel Reid: Xtra profile (Oct 2014)

Raziel Reid, author of When Everything Feels like the Movies, is profiled by Xtra in the wake of his Governor General's Literary Award nomination.

Leanne Prain & Strange Material: Globe and Mail profile (Oct 2014)

Leanne Prain and her craft book Strange Material: Storytelling through Textiles are profiled in The Globe and Mail.

Live at the Commodore book launch in Vancouver (Nov 2014)

Aaron Chapman launches his book Live at the Commodore, an illustrated history of Vancouver's venerable Commodore Ballroom, on November 26.

Wayde Compton: Globe and Mail interview (Nov 2014)

Wayde Compton, author of the story collection The Outer Harbour, is interviewed by The Globe and Mail.

Vivek Shraya wins Steinert & Fernando Gumercindo Ferreiro Award (Nov 2014)

Vivek Shraya. author of She of the Mountains and God Loves Hair, has won the Steinert & Fernando Gumercindo Ferreiro Award from Toronto's Community One Foundation.

Raziel Reid: Governor General's Literary Award WINNER (Nov 2014)

Raziel Reid has won the Governor General's Literary Award for When Everything Feels like the Movies, becoming the youngest ever winner in the children's literature categories.

Anatomy of a Girl Gang longlisted for Dublin IMPAC Award (Nov 2014)

Ashley Little's novel Anatomy of a Girl Gang has been longlisted for the 2015 Dublin IMPAC Literary Award, the world's most lucrative literary prize.

Adrian excerpted in Huffington Post (Dec 2014)

The graphic novel Adrian and the Tree of Secrets is excerpted in the Huffington Post.

Live at the Commodore excerpted by CBC (Nov 2014)

Aaron Chapman's Live at the Commodore is excerpted on CBC's website.

Live at the Commodore profiled in The Province (Nov 2014)

Aaron Chapman's Live at the Commodore is profiled in Vancouver's newspaper The Province, including an interview with the author.

Live at the Commodore: Vancouver Sun review (Nov 2014)

Aaron Chapman's Live at the Commodore is reviewed by Tom Sandborn in the Vancouver Sun.

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