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Biblioasis in The New York Times

Have a look at Alan Riding’s review of Bookshops and what he has to say about author Jorge Carrión’s “Love affair with bookstores.” “[Carrion’s] purpose is to celebrate bookstores. And he does so by wandering the globe in search of those that play — or have played — a special role in the intellectual and social lives […]

IN THE MEDIA: Peninsula Sinking by David Huebert

Peninsula Sinking offers up eight urgent and electric meditations on the mysteries of death and life, of grief and love, and never shies away from the joy and horror of our submerging world. Check out the buzz on David Huebert’s debut short fiction collection: Quill & Quire: Book Review “…establishes Huebert as one of Canada’s […]

IN THE MEDIA: Wednesday Round-Up

Check out these Biblioasis book highlights:   Jorge Carrión’s Bookshops: “Every bookshop is a condensed version of the world,” begins Mr. Carrión’s literary and unabashedly sentimental exploration of bookstores around the globe …  [Carrion] wanders through volume-laden aisles in Athens, Paris, Bratislava, Budapest, Tangier and Sydney, and invokes many other shops, both open and closed, telling […]

IN THE MEDIA: Bookshops by Jorge Carrión

Carrión’s meditation on the importance of the bookshop as a cultural and intellectual space has been getting some great hits in the media! Some of the highlights include:  “Every bookshop is a condensed version of the world,” begins Mr. Carrión’s literary and unabashedly sentimental exploration of bookstores around the globe …  [Carrion] wanders through volume-laden […]

A Biblioasis Interview with Author Andrée A. Michaud – Longlisted for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize

An Interview with Andrée A. Michaud Andrée A. Michaud, author of Boundary, spoke with Natalie Hamilton about the influences of place and the senses on her fiction, using memory as inspiration, and how boundaries can obscure or accentuate differences. 1. You are a prolific writer, well-known in Quebec for your award-winning novels. As an introduction […]

Job Posting: Managing Editor

Biblioasis is an award-winning independent publishing house based in Windsor, Ontario. We publish approximately 25 titles a year, including short fiction, novels, poetry, literary criticism, memoir, belle lettres, local and regional history, and general non-fiction. We are also the publishers of the critical journal CNQ: Canadian Notes & Queries. We are looking for a skilled […]

Meet the authors: Pearson and Hanna sign books across Windsor-Essex

If you missed the exciting launch of From the Vault II: 1950-1980, but still want a book signed or inscribed, you’re in luck. Over the next six weeks, the book’s authors, Windsor Star reporter Craig Pearson and Biblioasis regional history editor Sharon Hanna, will appearing at a variety of free presentations and signings across Windsor-Essex. […]

Call for Volunteers — Fall / Winter 2016

With a busy season approaching — perhaps the busiest in our history — Biblioasis is looking for a new group of enthusiastic volunteers. Our press office handles nearly every step a manuscript takes on its path to becoming a widely-read book, including acquisition, editing, typesetting, cover design, stock management, publicity, and bookstore sales. Authors published […]