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Call for Volunteers — Fall / Winter 2016

With a busy season approaching — perhaps the busiest in our history — Biblioasis is looking for a new group of 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 […]

THE INTERVIEWER BECOMES THE INTERVIEWED: Wachtel in the hot seat at Blue Met

Montreal’s Blue Metropolis Literary Festival, one of Canada’s premier literary festivals, is no stranger to Eleanor Wachtel: The thoughtful and intrepid host of CBC’s Writers & Company, who is celebrating 25 years hosting the national literary staple, has attended all but one Blue Metropolis since its inception in 1999. Wachtel loves the festival for its […]

BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WED.FEB.10-WED.FEB.17)

In addition to a much-appreciated provincial holiday on Monday, it’s been a quiet week at the press office. Here’s a quick look at what we’ve been up to (and what we’ve been listening to!) since last week. THE HARD PART IS NOT MAKING A PLAYLIST 400 SONGS LONG One of our favourite places to read […]

BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WED.JAN.27-WED.FEB.10)

February is a momentous month in the literary world. For literary presses, it signals the end of an extensive production process for spring titles. Covers are being finalized, manuscripts are being proofread for the last time, and advanced reviews are trickling in. Before you start catching up on that stack of books on your bedside table, […]

BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WINTER INSTITUTE EDITION)

If you’ve been wondering about the unusual quiet on the press front this week, wonder no more: our Publisher, Daniel Wells, and Director of Marketing and Publicity, Grant Munroe, spent the week at the American Booksellers Association’s 11th annual Winter Institute in beautiful Denver, CO. Here’s a small update and some photos from the event: […]

BIBLIOASIS WEEKLY ROUNDUP (WED.JAN.13 – WED.JAN.20)

Although it’s been a frigid and blustery week in Windsor, we’ve had the kindness of (anonymous) strangers and the excitement of the impending publishing season to keep us warm at the press. Here’s the best of the news this week from Biblioasis: GOT US LIFTED, FEELIN’ SO GIFTED All of us at the press were […]