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We’re hiring! Now accepting applications for a full-time Publicity & Marketing Coordinator

Publicity and Marketing Coordinator We are seeking a full-time publicity and marketing coordinator. This position entails the promotion of titles to media, bookseller and media relations, overseeing social media campaigns, and assisting marketing staff with sales materials.  But we are also in the process of rethinking all aspects of our promotion and marketing strategies and […]


Biblioasis is thrilled to announce that two of our forthcoming 2021 titles have been shortlisted for the 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize: A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa and As You Were by Elaine Feeney! The finalists were revealed on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The winner of the Rathbones Folio Prize will receive […]

“On Property” by Rinaldo Walcott Receiving Rave Reviews!

Media outlets agree! On Property by Rinaldo Walcott provides a perfect avenue for those looking to educate themselves further on today’s abolition movement and seek a deeper understanding of the historical relationship between policing and property through the Black experience. So where can you read more about On Property? Keep scrolling to find out!   […]

Against Amazon Virtual Book Launch Video

Last night we had a great time celebrating the launch of Jorge Carrión’s Against Amazon and Other Essays with some of our favourite booksellers from across Canada and the US. We were joined by Doug Minett from The Bookshelf in Guelph, ON, JoAnn McCaig from Shelf Life Books in Calgary, AB, Jason Purcell from Glass Bookshop […]

A Bite of the Apple Virtual Launch Video

We had so much fun last night at the virtual book launch for Lennie Goodings’ memoir, A BITE OF THE APPLE! Lennie had two great discussions: first with author Emma Donoghue and then with Ben McNally from Ben McNally Books. There were also video shout outs from Margaret Atwood and Louise Dennys, plus a book […]

Art of the Short: Video of the Reading with Three 2020 Scotiabank Giller Nominees

On Friday, October 2, 2020, Biblioasis partnered with McClelland & Stewart, Véhicule Press, and Maisonneuve Magazine to put on the event ART OF THE SHORT STORY: A READING WITH THREE 2020 SCOTIABANK GILLER NOMINEES. David Bergen, Souvankham Thammavongsa, and Kaie Kellough had a great discussion about their nominated short story collections with host, Dimitri Nasrallah. […]

HERE THE DARK is a finalist for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize!

We are beyond excited that Here the Dark by David Bergen has been shortlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize! The finalists were announced this morning on a virtual live stream. Sean Michaels, the 2014 Giller Prize winner for the novel Us Conductors, announced David Bergen’s name. This year’s 2020 Scotiabank Giller jury, comprised of David […]

Double Virtual Launch Video for Jason Guriel and Carmine Starnino

Did you miss the double virtual launch last night for FORGOTTEN WORK and DIRTY WORDS: SELECTED POEMS 1997-2016? You can still watch it here! We had a great event with Jason Guriel and Carmine Starnino. The two of them read from each other’s books, had a discussion, and answered questions from the audience. Watch the […]