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IN CONVERSATION: with Pino Coluccio

We’re thrilled to finally share the news that Pino Coluccio’s Class Clown has been named a finalist for the 2018 Trillium Book Award for Poetry!  The award is given annually to a first, second, or third book by a new or emerging poet. Pino’s collection is one of three finalists for the $10,000 prize, the […]

IN THE MEDIA: Not-so-Transparent City

Ondjaki’s Transparent City (trans. Stephen Henighan) hit shelves in Canada and the US last week and reviewers are raving. Named a Vanity Fair Hot Type Book in April, May has brought a beautiful bouquet comprised of Times Literary Supplement, Toronto Star, and Globe and Mail blooms. In a review for TLS, reviewer Alev Adil called […]

New Office and New Arrivals

New office who dis big pile of boxes A major perk of our new digs: we now have room to receive shipments of books right here in the place where we make, mail, and shout about them. This is a major upgrade to our previous system, which I fondly call “driving furiously to a storage […]

Biblioasis Press’ New Address

We’ve moved! Our new office is located at 1686 Ottawa St, Suite 100, Windsor ON, N8Y 1R1. Our new phone number is 519–915–3930. We’re *kind of* unpacked. Pardon the stray boxes and assorted hand tools. Those of you who have been to the back of the old Bibliomanse will understand why I insist on typing WE HAVE WINDOWS […]

IN THE MEDIA: Biblioasis Round-Up

The Discovery of Funny SPOILER: You will not find it sitting at my desk. We’re thrilled to learn that Terry Griggs’ The Discovery of Honey has been longlisted for the Leacock Medal . The Leacock is given annually for the best Canadian book of literary humour. Three shortlisted titles will be named May 2, which […]

SPRING 401 TOUR: Wrap-Up

Our spring 401 Tour wrapped up Friday night at the Bibliomanse, where Paige Cooper, Rachel Lebowitz, Amanda Jernigan, and Richard Sanger knocked the collective socks off of everyone in attendance. I’ve been standing in the back of the bookstore, holding up my lighter for an encore ever since, as it was one of the finest […]

IN THE MEDIA: Events & Press!

Spring 401 Tour Our Spring 401 Tour kicked off last night and we’re readying the Bibliomanse as Paige Cooper, Amanda Jernigan, Rachel Lebowitz, and Richard Sanger make their way west, spreading brilliance and shiny new books all across the land. You can catch this super squad tonight in Hamilton (Epic Books, 7 pm), Thursday in […]

IN THE MEDIA: Biblioasis Round-Up

It’s (Re)Lit According to the Farmer’s Almanac, longer days means long shortlists from CBC’s ReLit Awards. And even though it’s snowing in Windsor right now, we’re basking in the glow of our six nominees. They are—drumroll please— The Adjustment League by Mike Barnes, a novel that Maclean’s calls “Masterful …  suspenseful, exquisitely written and—at times—corrosively […]

IN THE MEDIA: Pheby & Coluccio & Carrión & Ondjaki

April is the Kirkus month In a terrific April 3 review, Kirkus calls Alexander Pheby’s Playthings “A highly detailed, emotional plunge into the mind of a disturbed man…. An intense, immersive reading experience that provides real insight into those afflicted with severe mental illness.” Playthings is a visceral, darkly comic portrait of severe mental illness based […]

IN THE MEDIA: Brode, Huebert, Cooper

Look, Ma, we’re in the legislative assembly! At last Thursday’s meeting of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, MPP Percy Hatfield (Windsor—Tecumseh) secured a 90-second Member’s  Statement to honour three authors with Windsor connections who were shortlisted for the 2017 Speaker’s Book Award. Among them, our very own Patrick Brode, whose Border Cities Powerhouse: The Rise of […]