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Chapbook Sewing Party!

  Lucy Ellmann’s hilarious chapbook I Dated Graham Greene is almost ready for Independent Booksellers Day! Are you? If you haven’t got your copies of this beautiful little chapbook yet ($7.00 USD/$8.00 CAD), email thummer@biblioasis.com.

Reviewers Love Mark Bourrie’s BUSH RUNNER: THE ADVENTURES OF PIERRE-ESPRIT RADISSON

        “A dark adventure story that sweeps the reader through a world filled with surprises. The book is compelling, authoritative, not a little disturbing—and a significant contribution to the history of 17th-century North America.” That’s Ken McCoogan, writing in the Globe and Mail about Mark Bourrie’s Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit […]

Adam Foulds’s DREAM SEQUENCE is “a nightmare so precise, and often beautiful, that one comes to prefer it, in some ways, to dull reality,” says John Wray.

Announcing the April 30 publication of D R E A M   S E Q U E N C E by Adam Foulds, the Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Quickening Maze. Henry Banks, star of the UK’s most popular television series, has higher aspirations, ones befitting of his talent: a serious film career, beginning with a role […]

Mark Bourrie Challenges Us to Retire the Word “Explorer” from the Lexicon

  The first English-language biography in nearly a century of Pierre-Esprit Radisson—pirate, cannibal, and co-founder of the Hudson’s Bay Company—is set to appear at a bookstore near you on April 2, 2019. Radisson’s story complicates all of our settled ideas about the European conquest of North America. This “eager hustler with no known scruples” was […]

Raves for Mia Couto’s RAIN AND OTHER STORIES

  Critics are loving Eric M B Becker’s English translation of Mia Couto’s Rain and Other Stories. The New York Times included Rain and Other Stories in a sneak-peek list of titles from around the world. Published in the aftermath of Mozambique’s bloody civil war, Mia Couto’s third collection seeks out the places violence could […]

We’re HIRING! Full-time internship!

Biblioasis is Looking for a Full-Time Intern! Have you ever wanted to learn more about publishing but assumed you would have to go to Toronto or New York or London to do so? Have you turned down unpaid internships because you can’t afford to work for free?  Do you want the opportunity to learn about […]

An Interview with Cecil Foster

Happy New Year from all of us at Biblioasis! It’s been a whirlwind couple of months, beginning with Kathy Page’s Rogers Writer’s Trust Fiction Prize win for Dear Evelyn and continuing up to this very second as we prepare for the publication of our 2019 titles. We’re also doing some organizing around the Bibliomanse and […]