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BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WED.DEC.9-WED.DEC.16)

We’re working hard on our Winter titles here at the press, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have time to stop and smell the roses. Take a look at the highlight’s from this week: BEYOND SCROOGE If you’re a listener of Metro Morning, you probably heard Seth, our esteemed illustrator, chatting with Matt Galloway about […]

BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WED.DEC.2-WED.DEC.9)

Zoroaster’s Children made the Taylor longlist, the best-of mentions kept rolling in, and great discussions on art and culture abounded. Here’s a roundup of last week’s goings-on at Biblioasis: ZOROASTER’S CHILDREN MAKES TAYLOR PRIZE LONGLIST You might recall reading about our brilliant-but-often-overlooked author Marius Kociejowski a few weeks ago. His new collection of travel essays, Zoroaster’s […]

BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WED.NOV.25-WED.DEC.2)

If you weren’t tipped off by the thirty minutes windshield defrosting has added to your commute, we’re here to tell you that the holiday season is finally upon us. Here at the press, we’re celebrating with party planning and the launch of our Seth-illustrated Christmas Ghost Stories series. And while mall traffic and the ubiquity […]

BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WED.NOV.18-WED.NOV.25)

As the days begin to darken before business hours are over, year-end lists and mulled wine abound. Here’s a roundup of this week’s happenings at Biblioasis: THE YEAR-ENDS KEEP ROLLING IN When your work tops a list of books by literary biggies like Paula Hawkins, Elena Ferrante, Kelly Link, and Nino Ricci, it’s a pretty […]

Biblioasis Press Seeks Winter 2015 – 2016 Volunteers

A new season’s started at Biblioasis, which means we’re looking for a new crew of bright, 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 by Biblioasis regularly make news […]

BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WED.NOV.11-WED.NOV.18)

It’s been quite a week here at Biblioasis! From the ritzy Giller Prize gala (which we’ve confirmed had top notch snacks!) to the release of hockey historian Bob Duff’s latest take on the Red Wings, we’ve been busy. Here’s a roundup of this week’s highlights: END-OF-THE-YEAR LIST SEASON The editors at Quill & Quire, a magazine […]

BETWEEN THE KERNELS: Biblioasis goes to the movies

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of posts from Biblioasis Press volunteers. Norman Nehmetallah, the present author, was raised here in Windsor, Ontario. He recently graduated with honours in English Literature from Mount Allison University, one of Canada’s most prestigious liberal arts universities, and studied at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee as a […]

Mia Couto Roundup

There has been a fair bit of coverage for Biblioasis translation series author Mia Couto this week. First, over at the wonderful online magazine Ozy, Tobias Carroll profiles the Mozambican novelist. Couto is an inventive writer with a habit of rebelliously creating his own syntaxes, blending Portuguese with a “rural African, animist outlook” (as his […]

Anakana Schofield’s Entitled Interview

      Over at Open Book Ontario, Anakana Schofield kicks off their new interview series Entitled, which focues on — you guessed it — all things pertaining to book titles.   Open Book: Tell us about the title of your newest book and how you came to it. Anakana Schofield: Martin John is the title […]