Becoming Unbecoming, Such a Lovely Little War in New York Times (Dec 2016)

Becoming Unbecoming and Such a Lovely Little War are reviewed in the New York Times as being among "The Season's Best New Graphic Novels."

Becoming Unbecoming named No. 1 memoir of the year by Oprah.com (Dec 2016)

Una's graphic memoir Becoming Unbecoming has been named the No. 1 memoir of 2016 by Oprah.com.

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Sarah Schulman in Olympia, WA on January 16 (Jan 2017)

Sarah Schulman reads from Conflict Is Not Abuse at Obsidian in Olympia, Washington on January 16.

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Sarah Schulman in Seattle on January 17 (Jan 2017)

The Seattle Public Library, Seattlish and the Seattle Review of Books present Sarah Schulman, author of Conflict Is Not Abuse, in conversation with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore at the Seattle Public Library on January 17.

Vivek Shraya: even this page is white longlisted for Canada Reads (Dec 2016)

Vivek Shraya's acclaimed debut poetry book even this page is white has been longlisted for the 2017 edition of CBC's Canada Reads.

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Sarah Schulman in Vancouver on January 19 (Jan 2017)

The Vancouver Writers Festival presents Sarah Schulman in conversation with the Vancouver Sun's Douglas Todd about her book Conflict Is Not Abuse at CBC Studios in Vancouver on January 19.

Trump: A Resister's Guide: Sarah Schulman in Harper's Margazine (Feb 2017)

Sarah Schulman writes about her "Lessons from the Past" in "Trump: A Resister's Guide," a series of essays that appear in the February 2017 issue of Harper's Magazine.

The Mercy Journals by Claudia Casper shortlisted for Philip K. Dick Award (Jan 2017)

Claudia Casper's The Mercy Journals, a dystopian novel set in the aftermath of a third world war, has been shortlisted for the Philip K. Dick Award for science fiction.

Sarah Schulman talks to Lenny Magazine (Jan 2017)

Sarah Schulman, author of Conflict Is Not Abuse, talks to Lena Dunham's Lenny magazine about whether shunning is ever useful.

Sarah Schulman at Green Apple Books, San Francisco on February 7 (Feb 2017)

Sarah Schulman talks about her book Conflict Is Not Abuse at Green Apple Books in San Francisco on February 7.

Ivan Coyote: Tomboy Survival Guide a Stonewall Book Award Honor Book (Jan 2017)

Ivan Coyote's Tomboy Survival Guide has been named a Stonewall Book Award Honor Book in Non-Fiction by the American Library Association's GLBT Round Table.

Sarah Schulman at Book Soup, West Hollywood on February 10 (Feb 2017)

Sarah Schulman talks about her book Conflict Is Not Abuse at Book Soup in West Hollywood on February 10.

Chowgirls in Michigan (Feb 2017)

Heidi Andermack and Amy Lynn Brown, authors of Chowgirls Killer Party Food, will be appearing in Ann Arbor, Detroit and Rochester Hill, Michigan in late January/early February.

Becoming Unbecoming makes ALA Amelia Bloomer List (January 2017)

Becoming Unbecoming, the powerful graphic memoir by Una, has been named to the 2017 Amelia Bloomer List by the American Library Association.

Catherine Hernandez and Kai Cheng Thom: Joint Toronto launch crawl on April 22 (Apr 2017)

Catherine Hernandez, author of the novel Scarborough, and Kai Cheng Thom, author of the poetry collection a place called No Homeland, are joining forces for a multi-event book launch crawl on April 22 in Toronto.

Ivan Coyote: Tomboy Survival Guide longlisted for George Ryga Award (February 2017)

Ivan Coyote's Tomboy Survival Guide has been longlisted for the George Ryga Award for Social Issues.

Sarah Schulman at Astoria Bookshop, Queens on Mar 3 (March 2017)

Sarah Schulman talks about her book Conflict Is Not Abuse with Autumn Whitefield-Madrano at Astoria Bookshop in Queens, NY on March 3.

The Last Gang in Town: Aaron Chapman at Vancouver Police Museum on Mar 2 (March 2017)

Aaron Chapman talks about his book The Last Gang in Town, about the Clark Park Gang of the 1970s, at the Vancouver Police Museum on March 2.

Daniel Zomparelli: A Terrible and Awful Book Launch (March 2017)

Daniel Zomparelli launches his debut story collection Everything Is Awful and You're a Terrible Person in Vancouver on March 25.

Aaron Chapman and Ashley Little: BC Book Prize finalists (March 2017)

Aaron Chapman (The Last Gang in Town) and Ashley Little (Niagara Motel) are finalists for the 2017 BC Book Prizes.

Chowgirls recipe in O Magazine and on Oprah.com (March 2017)

The recipe for Pimento Cheese with Bacon and Pepper Jelly from Chowgirls Killer Party Food appears in the March issue of O Magazine and online at Oprah.com.

Arabian Nights: A Queer Film Classic launch in Montreal (April 2017)

Michael Moon launches his book Arabian Nights: A Queer Film Classic in Montreal on April 1.

Kai Cheng Thom: a place called No Homeland reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian (March 2017)

Kai Cheng Thom's debut poetry book a place called No Homeland has won a rave review from Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Sarah Schulman & Vivek Shraya: Publishing Triangle Award finalists (March 2017)

Sarah Schulman (Conflict Is Not Abuse) and Vivek Shraya (Even this page is white) are finalists for the 2017 Publishing Triangle Awards.

Arsenal titles receive 4 Lambda Literary Award nominations (March 2017)

Four Arsenal titles have been named finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards, announced March 14.

Daniel Zomparelli excerpt on VICE Canada (March 2017)

"Progress," a story from Daniel Zomparelli's debut story collection Everything Is Awful and You're a Terrible Person, appears on VICE Canada.

Ivan Coyote at gritLIT, Hamilton (Apr 2017)

Ivan Coyote appears at two events at gritLIT, Hamilton's Readers and Writers Festival, on April 7 and 8.

Sarah Schulman: Starred review for Conflict Is Not Abuse in Publishers Weekly (March 2017)

Sarah Schulman's Conflict Is Not Abuse has received a starred review in Publishers Weekly.

Ivan Coyote at IFOA, Toronto (Apr 2017)

Ivan Coyote (Tomboy Survival Guide) appears at IFOA (International Festival of Authors) Weekly in Toronto on April 5.

Daniel Zomparelli: Rave in Vancouver Sun for Everything Is Awful (Apr 2017)

Daniel Zomparelli's debut story collection Everything Is Awful and You're a Terrible Person received a rave review in the Vancouver Sun.

Kai Cheng Thom, Amber Dawn, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha at Verses Festival, Vancouver (April 2017)

Arsenal authors Kai Cheng Thom, Amber Dawn, and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha join forces with Kama La Mackerel for an appearance at Vancouver's Verses Festival on April 25.

Darcy & Randy Shore: Home and Away Vancouver launch on May 3 (May 2017)

The Vancouver launch for Home and Away, Darcy and Randy Shore's new cookbook about foods from around the world that remind us of being home as well as away, takes place at Book Warehouse Main Street on May 3.

Claudia Casper: The Mercy Journals wins Philip K. Dick Award for Science Fiction (April 2017)

Claudia Casper's acclaimed novel The Mercy Journals won the Philip K. Dick Award for Distinguished Science Fiction at a ceremony in Seattle on April 12.

Female Trouble launches in Baltimore on May 13 (May 2017)

Christine Holmlund's Female Trouble: A Queer Film Classic, about John Waters' legendary comedy film starring Divine, launches in John Waters' hometown of Baltimore on May 13.

Marcelino Truong at PEN World Voices Festival in New York (May 2017)

Marcelino Truong, author of the acclaimed graphic memoir about the early years of the Vietnam war, Such a Lovely Little War, appears at two events at the PEN World Voices Festival in New York on May 5 and 6.

Nicole Markotic with Suzette Mayr in Calgary on May 4 (May 2017)

Nicole Markotic reads from her new YA novel Rough Patch along with Suzette Mayr at Shelf Life Books in Calgary on May 4.

Sarah Schulman & Vivek Shraya: Publishing Triangle Award winners (April 2017)

Sarah Schulman (Conflict Is Not Abuse) and Vivek Shraya (even this page is white) won Publishing Triangle Awards at a ceremony in New York on April 28.

Home and Away featured in the Vancouver Sun (April 2017)

Darcy and Randy Shore's new coobook Home and Away is featured in the Vancouver Sun.

From Quill and Quire: Catherine Hernandez on writing Scarborough (May 2017)

Catherine Hernandez has written an essay in Quill and Quire on how she wrote her debut novel Scarborough.

Marcelino Truong at Toronto Comic Arts Festival (May 2017)

Marcelino Truong, the Paris-based author of Such a Lovely Little War, appears at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival on May 13.

Eve Lazarus launches Blood, Sweat, and Fear at Vancouver Police Museum (June 2017)

Eve Lazarus launches Blood, Sweat, and Fear, her book on cases handled by Inspector John Vance, Vancouver's first forensic investigator, at the Vancouver Police Museum on June 8.

Marcelino Truong at Vancouver Comic Arts Festival (May 2017)

Marcelino Truong, author of the graphic memoir Such a Lovely Little War, appears at the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival (VanCAF) on May 20 and 21.

Daniel Zomparelli interviewed by Lambda Literary (May 2017)

Lambda Literary interviews Daniel Zomparelli about his story collection Everything Is Awful and You're a Terrible Person.

Kai Cheng Thom: Dayne Ogilvie Prize finalist (May 2017)

Kai Cheng Thom, author of the poetry collection a place called No Homeland, is a finalist for the Writers' Trust of Canada's Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers.

Eve Lazarus talks about Blood, Sweat, and Fear on Global TV Morning News (May 2017)

Eve Lazarus talks about her new book Blood, Sweat, and Fear on Global Morning News in Vancouver on May 22.

Kai Cheng Thom wins Dayne Ogilvie Prize from Writers' Trust of Canada (Jun 2017)

Kai Cheng Thom, author of a place called No Homeland, has won the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers from the Writers' Trust of Canada.

Sarah Schulman in conversation on Autostraddle (Jun 2017)

Sarah Schulman talks about her book Conflict Is Not Abuse on Autostraddle.

Everything Is Awful by Daniel Zomparelli: New York Times review (Jun 2017)

Daniel Zomparelli's story collection Everything Is Awful and You're a Terrible Person has been reviewed in the New York Times.

The Remedy wins Lambda Literary Award (Jun 2017)

The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Health Care, edited by Zena Sharman, has won the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Anthologies.

Allan Peterkin gives Jimmy Fallon mustache advice (Jun 2017)

Facial hair expert and author Allan Peterkin appeared on The Tonight Show on June 15 to offer host Jimmy Fallon advice on his mustache.

Catherine Hernandez featured on CBC Books (Jun 2017)

Catherine Hernandez talks about writing her first novel Scarborough on CBC Books.

VS. Books: a new partnership with Vivek Shraya (Jul 2017)

We are pleased to announce the arrival of VS. Books, a new imprint and mentorship opportunity with author and artist Vivek Shraya.

Everything Is Awful by Daniel Zomparelli reviewed by Quill and Quire (Aug 2017)

Daniel Zomparelli's Everything Is Awful and You're a Terrible Person is reviewed by Quill and Quire.

From the Stars in the Sky launches Sep 16 in Montreal (Sep 2017)

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea, the first children's picture book by poet and novelist Kai Cheng Thom, with illustrations by Kai Yun Ching and Wai-Yant Li, launches at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly in Montreal on September 16.

Dina Del Bucchia book launch in Vancouver on September 26 (Sep 2017)

Dina Del Bucchia launches her debut story collection Don't Tell Me What to Do at Shenanigans on Robson in Vancouver on September 26.

Dina Del Bucchia book launch in Calgary on September 9 (Sep 2017)

Dina Del Bucchia reads from her debut story collection Don't Tell Me What to Do at Shelf Life Books in Calgary on September 9, with special guests Nikki Reimer, Larissa Lai, and Shannon Maguire.

Angie Abdou launches In Case I Go on September 14 in Fernie, BC (Sep 2017)

Angie Abdou launches her latest novel In Case I Go in her hometown of Fernie, BC on September 14, as part of Booked! The Fernie Writers' Series.

Emily Wight launches Dutch Feast on November 7 in Vancouver (Nov 2017)

Blogger and cookbook author Emily Wight is launching her latest cookbook Dutch Feast in her hometown of Vancouver on November 7.

Kristyn Dunnion launches Tarry This Night on September 27 in Montreal (Sep 2017)

Lambda Literary Award finalist Kristyn Dunnion launches her latest novel Tarry This Night at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly in Montreal on September 27.

Catherine Hernandez at LiterAsian Festival in Vancouver (Sep 2017)

Catherine Hernandez reads from her acclaimed novel Scarborough at a free event at this year's LiterAsian Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing in Vancouver on September 21.

Angie Abdou reads from In Case I Go on September 15 in Cranbrook, BC (Sep 2017)

Angie Abdou reads from her latest novel In Case I Go in Cranbrook, BC on September 15 at Lotus Books.

Scarborough by Catherine Herandez: Toronto Book Award finalist (Aug 2017)

Catherine Hernandez's novel Scarborough has been shortlisted for the 2017 City of Toronto Award.

Killer of Carys Cragg s father granted full parole (Aug 2017)

The man who murdered Carys Cragg's father, Dr. Geoffrey Cragg, in 1995 has been granted full parole after serving 25 years in prison for the crime.

Tarry This Night by Kristyn Dunnion: A CBC Books Canadian fiction highlight (Aug 2017)

Tarry This Night by Kristyn Dunnion is one of twenty Canadian fiction titles chosen by CBC Books as a highlight of the Fall 2017 season.

What I Think Happened: a CBC Books Canadian-non fiction highlight (Aug 2017)

What I Think Happened by Evany Rosen is one of twenty Canadian non-fiction titles chosen by CBC Books as a highlight of the Fall 2017 season.

From the Stars in the Sky: a CBC Books fall 2017 highlight (Aug 2017)

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea, a children's picture book by Kai Cheng Thom, Kai Yun Ching, and Wai-Yant Li, is a highlight of the Canadian fall 2017 season, according to CBC Books.

Angie Abdou reads from In Case I Go on September 22 in Edmonton (Sep 2017)

Angie Abdou reads from her new novel In Case I Go at Audreys Books in Edmonton on September 22.

Saigon Calling: Starred review in Kirkus Reviews (Sep 2017)

Marcelino Truong's graphic memoir Saigon Calling has received a STARRED review in Kirkus Reviews.

From the Stars in the Sky event on Sep 30 in Toronto (Sep 2017)

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea, the new children's picture book by Kai Cheng Thom, Kai Yun Ching, and Wai-Yant Li, has its Toronto launch on September at Another Story Bookshop.

Arsenal authors at Word Vancouver: Aaron Chapman, Dina Del Bucchia, Eve Lazarus (Sep 2017)

Arsenal authors Aaron Chapman, Dina Del Bucchia, and Eve Lazarus appear at Word Vancouver, the annual book and magazine festival, on September 24.

Blood, Sweat, and Fear: Eve Lazarus on CBC North by Northwest (Aug 2017)

Eve Lazarus talks to Sheryl MacKay of CBC Radio's "North by Northwest" about her book Blood, Sweat, and Fear, about forensics expert John Vance, a.k.a. "Canada's Sherlock Holmes," whose pioneering work helped to solve many murders in Vancouver.

Angie Abdou, Dina Del Bucchia, Lydia Kwa at Vancouver Writers Festival (Oct 2017)

Angie Abdou, Dina Del Bucchia, and Lydia Kwa read from their new works of fiction at the 2017 Vancouver Writers Festival in October.

Catherine Hernandez at Ottawa International Writers Festival (Oct 2017)

Catherine Hernandez, author of the novel Scarborough, appears at the Ottawa International Writers Festival on October 21.

Angie Abdou at Ottawa International Writers Festival (Oct 2017)

Angie Abdou, author of the new novel In Case I Go, appears at the Ottawa International Writers Festival on October 22.

Lydia Kwa launches Oracle Bone on Sep 20 in Vancouver (Sep 2017)

Lydia Kwa launches her new novel Oracle Bone in Vancouver on September 20 at Propaganda Coffee.

Angie Abdou reads from In Case I Go on October 3 in Victoria (Oct 2017)

Angie Abdou and Kara Stanley read from their new books in Victoria at Bolen Books on October 3.

Kristyn Dunnion launches Tarry This Night on October 12 in Toronto (Oct 2017)

Kristyn Dunnion launches her new novel Tarry This Night in her hometown of Toronto on October 12 at Another Story Bookshop.

Angie Abdou at Calgary Wordfest on October 14 (Oct 2017)

Angie Abdou, author of the new novel In Case I Go, appears at Calgary's Wordfest on October 14.

Angie Abdou in Toronto on October 25 at Type Books (Oct 2017)

Angie Abdou reads from her new novel In Case I Go at Type Books in Toronto on October 25, presented by Toronto Lit Up.

Tomboy Survival Guide by Ivan Coyote: finalist for Writers' Trust of Canada Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction (Sep 2017)

Ivan Coyote's Tomboy Survival Guide is a finalist for the $60,000 Writers' Trust of Canada Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction.

Lydia Kwa at Thin Air Festival in Winnipeg (Sep 2017)

Lydia Kwa, author of Oracle Bone, appears at THIN AIRL the Winnipeg International Writers Festival on September 22 and 23.

Evany Rosen launches What I Think Happened on October 23 in Toronto (Oct 2017)

Evany Rosen launches her debut book What I Think Happened: An Underresearched History of the Western World, the first book to be published under Charles Demers' new humour imprint Robin's Egg Books, in her hometown of Toronto on October 23.

Evany Rosen at Litfest in Edmonton (Oct 2017)

Evany Rosen, author of What I Think Happened: An Underresearched History of the Western World, appears at two events at Litfest in Edmonton on October 22.

Carys Cragg launches Dead Reckoning in Calgary (Nov 2017)

Carys Cragg launches her Calgary-set memoir Dead Reckoning: How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father at Calgary's Shelf Life Books on November 1.

Travis Lupick launches Fighting for Space on November 16 in Vancouver (Nov 2017)

Travis Lupick launches his book Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction, in Vancouver on November 16.

Rave review in The Guardian for Saigon Calling (Oct 2017)

Marcelino Truong's graphic memoir Saigon Calling has received a rave review in The Guardian.

Dina Del Bucchia: Pivot Reading Series on November 1 in Toronto (Nov 2017)

Dina Del Bucchia reads from her acclaimed story collection Don't Tell Me What to Do as part of the Pivot Reading Series in Toronto on November 1.

Dead Reckoning: Carys Cragg in conversation with Wayde Compton on November 27 in Vancouver (Nov 2017)

Carys Cragg talks about her memoir Dead Reckoning: How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father with Wayde Compton at the Vancouver Public Library on November 27.

Emily Wight in Winnipeg on November 27 at McNally Robinson (Nov 2017)

Emily Wight launches her new cookbook Dutch Feast at Winnipeg's McNally Robinson on November 27.

Evany Rosen launches What I Think Happened on November 4 in Vancouver (Nov 2017)

Evany Rosen launches her debut book What I Think Happened: An Underreasearched History of the Western World, the first book to be published under Charles Demers' new humour imprint Robin's Egg Books, in Vancouver on November 4.

Ottawa launch of From the Stars in the Sky (Nov 2017)

Kai Cheng Thom, Kai Yung Ching and Wai Yant Li launch their beautiful new book for children, From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea, in Ottawa on November 5, presented by Venus Envy and the Ten Oaks Project.

Niagara Motel by Ashley Little longlisted for International Dublin Literary Award (Nov 2017)

Ashley Little's novel Niagara Motel has been longlisted for the €100,000 International Dublin Literary Award.

Daniel Francis wins Governor Generals History Award for Popular Media (Nov 2017)

Historian Daniel Francis, author of numerous books, has won the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Popular Media (a.k.a. the Pierre Berton Award).

Chowgirls featured in Midwest Living Magazine (Nov 2017)

Heidi Andermack and Amy Lynn Brown's cookbook Chowgirls Killer Party Food is featured prominently in the November-December issue of Midwest Living magazine.

Travis Lupick writes about the opioid crisis for VICE Canada (Nov 2017)

Travis Lupick, author of Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction, has written an article on how drug users would solve the critical opioid crisis for VICE Canada.

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Sarah Schulman in Vancouver on November 29 at Pulpfiction (Nov 2017)

Sarah Schulman reads from and talks about her much-discussed, award-winning book Conflict Is Not Abuse at Pulpfiction Books (Main Street location) in Vancouver on November 29.

Crime Romp: Aaron Chapman & Eve Lazarus at Vancouver Public Library on November 30 (Nov 2017)

Join Vancouver authors Aaron Chapman and Eve Lazarus as they discuss Vancouver's shady past at the Vancouver Public Library's Central Branch on November 30.

CELEBRATION SALE to celebrate 10,000 Twitter followers! (Nov 2017)

We've reached 10,000 followers on Twitter! To celebrate, we're offering a limited-time 30 percent discount on 75 selected Arsenal books. Offer expires December 10!

Scarborough and Dead Reckoning named to the Globe 100 Best Books of the Year List (Dec 2017)

Catherine Hernandez's debut novel Scarborough and Carys Cragg's memoir Dead Reckoning have been named to the The Globe and Mail's "Globe 100" list of the Best Books of 2017.

Body Music by Julie Maroh excerpted by Buzzfeed (Nov 2017)

An excerpt from Julie Maroh's new graphic novel Body Music appears on Buzzfeed.

Saigon Calling: Best Graphic Novels of 2017 list by The Guardian (Dec 2017)

Marcelino Truong's Saigon Calling has been named one of the Best Graphic Novels of 2017 by The Guardian.

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