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Paige Cooper’s Debut Gets Longlisted

We’re over the moon for our author Paige Cooper, whose collection of short fiction Zolitude has been longlisted for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Beloved by dogs everywhere, Zolitude is a stunning literary debut by a true Canadian original. But don’t take our word for it . . . Praise for Zolitude “I’m not sure […]

IN THE MEDIA: Spring & Summer Highlights

The majority of the Bibliofolk are wearing plaid today, so it’s either definitely autumn or we’re starting a ‘90s tribute band featuring one bagpiper and my lapsed grade seven trombone skills. Either way, let’s carry on with last week’s round-up of spring/summer media highlights. The two most recent titles from the Biblioasis International Translation Series […]

Labour Daze

It’s been a busy summer here at the Bibliomanse—not least of all because we’re still settling in to our new digs. It turns out it’s a lot of work to build and stock a warehouse with fifteen years’ worth of books.   But now that the Humidex remains at 40 in Windsor summer’s over, let’s […]

Ann Ireland May 19, 1953 – August 23, 2018

We are saddened by the news of Ann Ireland’s passing and wish to extend our deepest sympathies to her family and friends. Below, a few words from Dan and John. *             *             * I’m deeply saddened. She was a wonderful writer, and all of us at Biblioasis were excited to finally work with her on […]

Productions Notes: August 17, 2018

The 2018 edition of Best Canadian Stories is well under way. And though I must confess I have not had a chance to read it yet, I am really looking forward to this one. Russell Smith’s selection has me quite intrigued with stories from a number of authors I admire including Lynn Coady, Kathy Page, […]

All Hands On the Loading Dock:
An Interview with Kathy Page

The Biblioswains were busy this morn with boxes and boxes of books, among them Dear Evelyn, the latest from Kathy Page. This epic love story steams into a port near you on September 4. We sat down with Kathy to find out more about the book Kirkus Reviews calls “A searching, and touching, depiction of […]

Cats, Seagulls & Giveaways!

It’s August 1, which means 1) it’s Mercury-retrograde Leo season, and 2) indieNEXT nominations are due in less than a week, the convergence of which is best represented by the following image: If you’re following along at home, you know that Harriet Paige’s Man with a Seagull on his Head is the title we can’t […]

Interning @ Biblioasis

I started at Biblioasis as an intern two months ago after a professor of mine introduced me to Dan. It started as 9 hours a week but thanks to a grant I am currently working full time! (yay for a real job!) When I started I had no idea what the day-to-day looked like at […]

Production Notes: July 20, 2018

New arrivals at the press: Final copies of CNQ 102 and Original Prin arrived from the printer this week. Both turned out really well. We also finished up on transcription of the stories for John Metcalf’s forthcoming Finding Again the World. For some of the reSet books we do not have access to digital files. So in order to get […]