Vivek Shraya: She of the Mountains on The Globe 100 (Nov 2014)

Vivek Shraya's She of the Mountains has made The Globe and Mail's "Globe 100" as one of the best books of 2014.

Raziel Reid: Canada Reads longlist (Dec 2014)

Governor General's Literary Award winner Raziel Reid's debut novel When Everything Feels like the Movies is on the longlist for the 2015 CBC Canada Reads competition.

ReLit Award shortlist: Amber Dawn, Kelli Deeth, Ashley Little (Dec 2014)

Amber Dawn, Kelli Deeth, and Ashley Little have been shortlisted for the ReLit Awards, Canada's preeminent prizes for books published by indie presses.

Shawn Syms' Nothing Looks Familiar: National Post Best of 2014 (Dec 2014)

Shawn Syms' Nothing Looks Familiar appears on the National Post's list of the best books of 2014.

Gender Failure on CBC with Shelagh Rogers (Jan 2015)

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon, authors of Gender Failure, talk with Shelagh Rogers on CBC Radio's "The Next Chapter."

When Everything Feels like the Movies: Canada Reads 2015 FINALIST (Jan 2015)

Raziel Reid's YA novel When Everything Feels like the Movies, winner of the Governor General's Literary Award, is a finalist for Canada Reads 2015!

My Body Is Yours: A 2015 book to watch for by CBC (Jan 2015)

My Body Is Yours, Michael V. Smith's memoir about masculinity, has been named a 2015 book to watch for by CBC Books.

Where the words end: a 2015 book to watch for by CBC (Jan 2015)

Where the words end and my body begins, the first full-length poetry collection by Amber Dawn, has been named a 2015 poetry book to watch for by CBC Books.

Raziel Reid controversy covered in The Walrus, National Post, The Guardian (Feb 2015)

The controversy over Raziel Reid's When Everything Feels like the Movie is the subject of articles in The Guardian and The National Post and an essay by the author for The Walrus.

Gender Failure and Artificial Cherry: ALA Over the Rainbow List (Feb 2015)

Rae Spoon and Ivan E. Coyote's Gender Failure and Billeh Nickerson's Artificial Cherry have made the American Library Association's Over the Rainbow List for the best adult LGBTQ books of 2014.

Raziel Reid: in conversation with Sheryl MacKay of CBC at Book Warehouse (Feb 2015)

Please join Raziel Reid as he is interviewed by Sheryl MacKay for CBC's "North by Northwest" at Vancouver's Book Warehouse on Main Street on February 24.

Michael V. Smith: My Body Is Yours Vancouver launch May 14 (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith launches his memoir My Body Is Yours in Vancouver on May 14.

Michael V. Smith: My Body Is Yours Toronto launch May 1 (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith launches his memoir My Body Is Yours in Toronto on May 1.

Michael V. Smith: My Body Is Yours San Francisco launch May 23 (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith launches his memoir My Body Is Yours in San Francisco on May 23.

Michael V. Smith: My Body is Yours Seattle launch May 16 (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith launches his memoir My Body Is Yours in Seattle on May 16.

Sassafras Lowrey: Lost Boi New York launch April 17 (April 2015)

Sassafras Lowrey launches hir new novel Lost Boi in New York on April 17.

Michael V. Smith: My Body Is Yours Portland launch May 17 (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith launches his memoir My Body Is Yours in Portland on May 17.

Michael V. Smith: My Body Is Yours Los Angeles launch May 24 (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith launches his memoir My Body Is Yours in Los Angeles on May 24.

Raziel Reid: Winnipeg Writers Festival event March 24 (Mar 2015)

Raziel Reid (When Everything Feels like the Movies) reads in Winnipeg on March 24 as part of a Winnipeg International Writers Festival event to celebrate the Governor General's Literary Awards.

Raziel Reid on CBC The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers (Feb 2015)

Canada Reads finalist Raziel Reid is interviewed by Shelagh Rogers on CBC's "The Next Chapter."

Raziel Reid: Canada Reads event in Toronto (Mar 2015)

Canada Reads finalist Raziel Reid is part of a panel discussing this year's Canada Reads competition, which is looking for the "Book to Break Barriers," in Toronto on March 4.

Amber Dawn, Vivek Shraya, Leah Horlick: Where the Mountains End Tour (Apr 2015)

Amber Dawn, Vivek Shraya, and Leah Horlick are joining forces for the Where the Mountains End Tour on the US west coast during the month of April.

Strange Material featured on Rabble.ca (Feb 2015)

Leanne Prain's Strange Material: Storytelling through Textiles is featured on Rabble.ca.

Wayde Compton reads from The Outer Harbour in Toronto (Mar 2015)

Acclaimed poet Wayde Compton reads from his debut story collection The Outer Harbour in Toronto on March 27 as part of the ACROSS series.

Sassafras Lowrey: Lost Boi west coast tour (May 2015)

Sassafras Lowrey will be touring the west coast in May in support of hir new novel Lost Boi.

Wayde Compton & George Bowering: Read Local BC event at Pulpfiction (Apr 2015)

Wayde Compton (The Outer Harbour) and George Bowering read at a Read Local BC event at Pulpfiction in Vancouver on April 9.

Amber Dawn profiled on CBC Books (Mar 2015)

Novelist, poet, and memorist Amber Dawn is featured on CBC Books' website.

Raziel Reid: Globe and Mail profile (Mar 2015)

Canada Reads finalist Raziel Reid is profiled in The Globe and Mail.

WATCH: Interview with Raziel Reid on CBC The National (Mar 2015)

Raziel Reid, Governor General's Literary Award winner and Canada Reads finalist, is interviewed on CBC's The National about his controversial book When Everything Feels like the Movies.

Raziel Reid, Michael V. Smith at Ottawa Writers Festival (Apr 2015)

Raziel Reid and Michael V. Smith are featured at the Ottawa Writers Festival on April 24.

Michael V. Smith: My Body Is Yours Kelowna launch Apr 14 (Apr 2015)

Michael V. Smith launches his memoir My Body Is Yours in Kelowna on April 14.

Michael V. Smith: My Body Is Yours Montreal launch May 10 (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith launches his memoir My Body Is Yours in Montreal on May 10.

God Love Hair: USBBY Outstanding Books selection (Feb 2015)

Vivek Shraya's YA book God Loves Hair, illustrated by Juliana Neufeld, has been named an Outstanding International Book by the US Board on Books for Young People.

Amber Dawn: Montreal launch June 17 (Jun 2015)

Amber Dawn launches her new poetry collection Where the words end and my body begins in Montreal at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly on June 17.

Shawn Syms & Michael V. Smith: New York launch Apr 30 (Apr 2015)

Shawn Syms (Nothing Looks Familiar) and Michael V. Smith (My Body Is Yours) join forces to launch their books in New York on April 30.

Tom Cho on tour with Sister Spit Apr 1-15 (April 2015)

Tom Cho (Look Who's Morphing) is on tour with Sister Spit on the west coast of North America April 1-15.

Read Local BC events (Apr 2015)

Arsenal authors Angie Abdou, Aaron Chapman, and Wayde Compton participate in Read Local BC events in April.

Well Fed, Flat Broke featured in Vancouver Sun (April 2015)

Emily Wight's new cookbook Well Fed, Flat Broke is featured in the Vancouver Sun.

Well Fed, Flat Broke Vancouver launch April 19 (Apr 2015)

Emily Wight launches her fabulous new cookbook Well Fed, Flat Broke in Vancouver on April 19.

Amber Dawn: Trailer for Where the words end (Apr 2015)

Amber Dawn has released a book trailer for her new poetry collection Where the words end and my body begins.

Amber Dawn at Real Vancouver Writers' Series (Apr 2015)

Amber Dawn launches her new poetry book Where the words end and my body begins in Vancouver at a Real Vancouver Writers' Series event on April 29.

Mermaids Singing: Toronto book launch and screening May 9 (May 2015)

Julie Mendenhall's new Queer Film Classic on the film I've Heard the Mermaids Singing is celebrated with a screening and book launch in Toronto on May 9.

Amber Dawn interview in Plenitude (Apr 2015)

Amber Dawn is interviewed about her new poetry book Where the words end and my body begins in Plenitude magazine.

Raziel Reid, Vivek Shraya: Lambda Literary Award finalists (Apr 2015)

Raziel Reid (When Everything Feels like the Movies) and Vivek Shraya (She of the Mountains) have been named finalists for the 27th annual Lambda Literary Awards.

Sassafras Lowrey: Lost Boi in Daily Xtra (Apr 2015)

Scott Dagostino of Daily Xtra writes about Lost Boi, Sassafras Lowrey's queer revisioning of the Peter Pan myth.

Raziel Reid: Ferro Grumley Award reading in New York (Apr 2015)

Raziel Reid, author of When Everything Feels like the Movies, will read at the Triangle Awards finalists event in New York on April 22.

Blackbird: film version opens April 24 (Apr 2015)

The film adaptation of Larry Duplechan's Blackbird opens in selected US cities on April 24.

Live at the Commodore: BC Book Prize winner (Apr 2015)

Aaron Chapman's Live at the Commodore won the Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice Award at the BC Book Prizes on April 24.

Michael V. Smith profiled in Daily Xtra (Apr 2015)

Michael V. Smith, author of the memoir My Body Is Yours, is profiled on Daily Xtra.

Amber Dawn: Where the words end reviewed in Vancouver Sun (Apr 2015)

Amber Dawn's poetry book Where the words end and my body begins received a rave review in the Vancouver Sun.

Angie Abdou in Winnipeg (May 2015)

Angie Abdou (Between) reads at McNally Robinson in Winnipeg on May 26.

Amber Dawn: Where the words end Ottawa launch Jun 13 (Jun 2015)

Amber Dawn launches her poetry book Where the words end and my body begins at Venus Envy in Ottawa on June 13.

Amber Dawn: Where the words end New York launch Jun 23 (June 2015)

Lambda Literary Award winner Amber Dawn launches her poetry book Where the words end and my body begins at Bluestockings Bookstore in New York on June 23.

Amber Dawn and Vivek Shraya in Hamilton on July 4 (Jul 2015)

Amber Dawn reads from her new poetry book Where the words end and my body begins along with Vivek Shraya (She of the Mountains) at Bryan Prince, Bookseller in Hamilton, Ontario on July 4.

Amber Dawn & Sassafras Lowrey in Toronto, Jul 8 (Jul 2015)

Arsenalians Amber Dawn and Sassafras Lowrey read along with Alec Butler at Toronto's Glad Day Bookshop on July 7.

Michael V. Smith: My Body Is Yours reviewed in Vancouver Sun (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith's memoir My Body Is Yours is reviewed by Tom Sandborn in the Vancouver Sun.

Sassafras Lowrey: Rave for Lost Boi in the Globe and Mail (May 2015)

Sassafras Lowrey's novel Lost Boi received a rave review from Stacey May Fowles in The Globe and Mail.

Amber Dawn & others at Pulpfiction, Vancouver (May 2015)

Amber Dawn is among four writers reading at Vancouver's Pulpfiction on May 19.

Michael V. Smith: Quill and Quire interview (May 2015)

Michael V. Smith is interviewed in Quill and Quire about his new memoir My Body Is Yours.

Raziel Reid: YA panel in San Francisco (Jun 2015)

Raziel Reid (When Everything Feels like the Movies) participates on a young-adult panel at San Francisco's Books Inc. in the Castro on June 25.

Raziel Reid at University Book Store, Seattle (Jun 2015)

Raziel Reid reads from his award-winning YA novel When Everything Feels like the Movies at Seattle's University Book Store on June 27 during Pride Weekend.

The Advocate names Lost Boi a favorite summer LGBT read (Jun 2015)

The Advocate has named Sassafras Lowrey's Lost Boi a favorite summer LGBT read for 2015.

Amber Dawn & Vivek Shraya: Brockton Writers Series in Toronto (Jul 2015)

Amber Dawn and Vivek Shraya are featured at the Brockton Writers Series in Toronto on July 7.

Julia Mendenhall launches Mermaids in Philadelphia (Jun 2015)

Julia Mendenhall launches I've Heard the Mermaids Singing: A Queer Film Classic at Giovanni's Room in Philadelphia on June 18.

Hubert talks about Adrian in Jounral of Gender Studies (Jun 2015)

Hubert talks about his graphic novel Adrian and the Tree of Secrets in an interview published in the Journal of Gender Studies.

Shawn Syms profiled in Lambda Literary (Jul 2015)

Shawn Syms, author of Nothing Looks Familiar, writes about a week in the writer's life for Lambda Literary.

Well Fed, Flat Broke: Emily Wight on CBC (Apr 2015)

Emily Wight talks about her new cookbook Well Fed, Flat Broke on CBC.

Raziel Reid; a CBC Books Writer to Watch (Jul 2015)

Canada Reads runnerup Raziel Reid (When Everything Feels like the Movies) features in CBC Books' list of 12 Writers to Watch in 2015.

Daniel Allen Cox: Toronto launch for Mouthquake (Sep 2015)

Daniel Allen Cox launches his latest novel Mouthquake in Toronto at Glad Day Bookshop on September 8.

Michael V. Smith: Joyland interview (Jul 2015)

In this podcast interview, Michael V. Smith talks to Emily Shultz of Joyland about his memoir My Body Is Yours.

Daniel Allen Cox: Ottawa launch for Mouthquake (Sep 2015)

Daniel Allen Cox launches his latest novel Monthquake at Venus Envy in Ottawa on September 20.

Daniel Allen Cox: New York launch for Mouthquake feat. Sarah Schulman (Sep 2015)

Daniel Allen Cox launches his latest novel Monthquake at Bureau of General Services - Queer Division in New York on September 12, with special guest Sarah Schulman.

Daniel Allen Cox: Montreal launch for Mouthquake (Sep 2015)

Montreal's Daniel Allen Cox launches his latest novel Monthquake in his hometown at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly on September 17.

Paul Yee & Amber Dawn at Thin Air: Winnipeg International Writers' Festival (Sep 2015)

Paul Yee (A Superior Man) and Amber Dawn (Where the words end and my body begins) appear at Thin Air: Winnipeg International Writers' Festival in September.

Lana Pesch at Brockton Writers Series in Toronto (Sep 2015)

Lana Pesch reads from her debut story collection Moving Parts at Toronto's Brockton Writers Series on September 9.

Daniel Allen Cox: Winnipeg launch for Mouthquake (Aug 2015)

Daniel Allen Cox launches his new novel Mouthquake in Winnipeg on August 20, with special guest Chandra Mayor.

Well Fed, Flat Broke: Emily Wight talks to Canadian Press (Aug 2015)

Emily Wight, author of the cookbook Well Fed, Flat Broke, talks about cooking on a limited budget with the Canadian Press.

Castro: Starred review in Library Journal (Aug 2015)

The graphic novel Castro has received a coveted starred review in Library Journal.

Paul Yee, Michael V. Smith & AlliterAsian at Vancouver Writers Festival (Oct 2015)

Paul Yee (A Superior Man), Michael V. Smith (My Body Is Yours), and contributors from the Ricepaper magazine anthology AlliterAsian appear at this year's Vancouver Writers Festival in October.

Raziel Reid: Q&A at Book Warehouse Vancouver (Sep 2015)

Canada Reads finalist Raziel Reid does a Q&A about his controversial award-winning young adult novel When Everything Feels like the Movies at Vancouver's Book Warehouse Main Street location on September 16.

Aaron Chapman, Raziel Reid at Real Vancouver Writers' Series (Sep 2015)

Aaron Chapman (Live at the Commodore) and Raziel Reid (When Everything Feels like the Movies) are among the featured readers at the Real Vancouver Writers' Series event on September 23.

Lana Pesch: Toronto launch for Moving Parts (October 2015)

Lana Pesch launches her debut story collection Moving Parts in her adopted hometown of Toronto on October 7.

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha launches Dirty River in New York, Oct 15 (Oct 2015)

Poet, performance artist and educator Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha launches her first memoir Dirty River in New York on October 15 at Bluestockings Bookstore.

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha launches Dirty River in Toronto, Oct 18 (Oct 2015)

Poet, performance artist and educator Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha launches her memoir Dirty River in her former hometown of Toronto at Beit Zatoun on October 18.

Paul Yee at Vancouver Public Library Oct 14 (October 2015)

Governor General's Literary Award winner Paul Yee reads from A Superior Man, his first novel for adults, at the Vancouver Public Library on October 14.

Paul Yee reading A Superior Man in Nanaimo Oct 19 (October 2015)

Governor General's Literary Award winner Paul Yee reads from A Superior Man, his first novel for adults, at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo on October 19.

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha launches Dirty River in Ottawa, Oct 21 (Oct 2015)

Poet, performance artist and educator Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha launches her memoir Dirty River in Ottawa at Venus Envy on October 21.

Hasan Namir: God in Pink launch in Vancouver, October 17 (October 2015)

Hasan Namir launches his debut novel God in Pink in Vancouver at M.I.A. Nightclub on October 17.

Daniel Allen Cox: Local Legends reading in Montreal, Oct 14 (October 2015)

Daniel Allen Cox (Monthquake) reads at Concordia Co-op Bookstore's Local Legends series in Montreal on October 14.

Daniel Allen Cox: San Francisco launch feat. Kevin Killian, Sep 30 (Sep 2015)

Daniel Allen Cox launches his latest novel Mouthquake at Books Inc. in San Francisco on September 30, with help from Kevin Killian.

Decolonize Your Diet book launch in Oakland Nov 1 (November 2015)

Luz Calvo and Catriona Esquibel launch their cookbook Decolonize Your Diet in their hometown of Oakland on November 1.

Naked Heart LGBTQ Festival in Toronto (October 2015)

Glad Day Bookshop presents the inaugural Naked Heart LGBTQ Festival Words in Toronto on October 16-18, featuring many Arsenal authors.

God in Pink: a book trailer (October 2015)

A book trailer for God in Pink, the debut novel of Hasan Namir, is now available.

Castro excerpt on Literary Hub (Sep 2015)

An excerpt from the graphic novel Castro appears on The Literary Hub.

Lana Pesch at Concordia Bookstore in Montreal, Oct 21 (October 2015)

Lana Pesch (Moving Parts) reads at Montreal's Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore as part of the Moving Circle Tour.

Sassafras Lowrey interviewed in USA Today (October 2015)

Sassafras Lowrey, author of Lost Boi, is interviewed in USA Today about hir writing inspirations.

Ashley Little: Vancouver Public Library writer-in-residence (October 2015)

Ashley Little, author of the award-winning novel Anatomy of a Girl Gang, is the Vancouver Public Library's new writer-in-residence.

Moving Parts by Lana Pesch: a book trailer (Oct 2015)

Lana Pesch's debut story collection Moving Parts now has a book trailer.

Lana Pesch at Real Vancouver Writers Series Oct 29 (October 2015)

Lana Pesch, author of Moving Parts, appears at a Real Vancouver Writers' Series event on October 29 celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Literary Press Group of Canada.

Amber Dawn & Daniel Allen Cox: Grit Lit in Toronto, Oct 17 (October 2015)

Amber Dawn and Daniel Allen Cox are among the readers at Grit Lit, a Naked Heart LGBTQ literary festival event in Toronto on October 17.

Eve Lazarus: Cold Case Vancouver launch Nov 12 (November 2015)

Eve Lazarus launches Cold Case Vancouver at Pat's Pub in the Patricia Hotel, Vancouver.

Carla Kelly: Vancouver launch Nov. 1 for True to Your Roots (Nov 2015)

Carla Kelly launches True to Your Roots, her new cookbook on root vegetables, at Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks in Vancouver on November 1.

Lana Pesch at McNally Robinson, Saskatoon Nov. 2 (November 2015)

Lana Pesch reads from Moving Parts at McNally Robinson Books in Saskatoon on November 2.

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha launches Dirty River in Oakland, Nov 11 (Nov 2015)

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha launches her memoir Dirty River in Oakland on November 11.

Aaron Chapman & Wayde Compton: Vancouver Book Award finalists (November 2015)

Aaron Chapman and Wayde Compton are shortlisted for the Vancouver Book Award.

Wayde Compton: Vancouver Book Award winner (November 2015)

Wayde Compton has won the 2015 City of Vancouver Book Award for his story collection The Outer Harbour.

Foucault Against Himself: excerpt on Literary Hub (November 2015)

An excerpt from Foucault Against Himself appears on the Literary Hub website, in which Arlette Farge recalls Foucault on the streets of Paris.

Snapshots of a Girl: Beldan Sezan at Orbital Comics, London (November 2015)

Beldan Sezen launches her graphic novel Snapshots of a Girl at Orbital Comics in London on November 21.

Paul Yee: A Superior Man launch in Toronto (December 2015)

Paul Yee launches A Superior Man in Toronto at Ben McNally Books on December 9.

Cold Case Vancouver: Vancouver Sun review (November 2015)

The Vancouver Sun lavishes praise onto Eve Lazarus's Cold Case Vancouver.

Forbidden Love: Toronto launch Dec 9 (December 2015)

Pages UnBound presents the launch of Forbidden Love: A Queer Film Classic in Toronto on December 9.

Michael Turner: Kingsway launch at Pulpfiction, Dec. 3 (December 2015)

Michael Turner reads from the new edition of his seminal poetry book Kingsway at Pulpfiction on December 3.

Forbidden Love: Montreal launch Dec. 7 (December 2015)

Cinema Politica presents the Montreal launch of Forbidden Love: A Queer Film Classic on December 7.

Dirty River by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha: Autostraddle Top 10 Queer & Feminist Books of the Year (December 2015)

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha's memoir Dirty River appears on Autostraddle's list of the Top Ten Queer and Feminist Books of 2015.

God in Pink by Hasan Namir: a Globe 100 Best Book of the Year (December 2015)

God in Pink by Hasan Namir has been named to the "Globe 100" list of the best books of 2015 by The Globe and Mail.

Beldan Sezen in conversation with Orbital Comics (December 2015)

Beldan Sezen talks about her graphic novel Snapshots of a Girl with Orbital Comics in London, UK.

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