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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. ...more

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. ...more

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Tin Fish Gourmet

Great Seafood from Cupboard to Table

By (author) Barbara-jo McIntosh
Foreword by Michel Roux


Quick, inventive, stylish recipes featuring all manners of canned seafood. As an ingredient, canned seafood often gets short shrift; it's often considered a mundane filler for salads, casseroles, and sandwiches by ...more

Strange Material

Storytelling through Textiles

By (author) Leanne Prain


The art of storytelling through textiles, exploring the many ways in which narrative can be expressed through cloth and needle. Strange Material explores the relationship between handmade textiles and storytelling. Through ...more

Skandalon

By (author) Julie Maroh
Translated by David Homel


By the author of Blue Is the Warmest Color: a stunning graphic novel on the downfall of a rock legend. Julie Maroh burst onto the scene in 2013 with Blue Is ...more

Between

By (author) Angie Abdou


Angie Abdou's latest: a novel on the complexities of class, gender, parenthood, and desire. Vero and her husband Shane have moved out of the sweet suite above his parents' garage and ...more

Nothing Looks Familiar

By (author) Shawn Syms


Sharp-eyed tales about outsiders, non-conformists, and iconoclasts. In Nothing Looks Familiar, Shawn Syms' debut story collection, characters from a wide swath of society chart paths from places of danger or unhappiness ...more

She of the Mountains

By (author) Vivek Shraya
Illustrated by Raymond Biesinger


A contemporary illustrated queer love story interwoven with a reimagining of Hindu mythology. In the beginning, there is no he. There is no she. Two cells make up one cell. This ...more

The Outer Harbour

By (author) Wayde Compton


An epic first story collection by poet Wayde Compton. In his debut story collection, poet Wayde Compton explores the concept of place and identity in which characters and space merge to ...more

When Everything Feels Like the Movies

By (author) Raziel Reid


Finalist, Governor General's Literary Award An edgy and extravagant YA novel about a glamorous boy named Jude. School is just like a film set: there's The Crew that make things happen, The ...more

Craftivism

The Art and Craft of Activism

Edited by Betsy Greer


Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism; Craftivism the book is full of inspiration for crafters who want to create works that add ...more

Blue Is the Warmest Color

By (author) Julie Maroh


A New York Times bestseller The live-action French film version of Blue is the Warmest Color won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013. Originally published in French as ...more

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