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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 […]

Biblioasis Seeks Press Volunteers for Fall 2015

Biblioasis needs a few good 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. Literary titles published by Biblioasis have been reviewed recently in The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street […]

Interviews Galore

  It’s been a busy couple of weeks for us here at Biblioasis, so we’ve got a lot to share with you. On May 22nd, David Constantine’s In Another Country was reviewed by the National Post’s Philip Marchand who wrote “Constantine[‘s]… background in verse has helped him to hone a very lean style, with maximum […]

Praise for David Constantine’s IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

  We are pleased to announce that David Constantine’s In Another Country received a starred review in Publishers Weekly this week. Here’s an excerpt: “A brilliant selection [of stories] … The diverse characters [in this collection] include ex-monks, shamed canons, prostitutes, squatters, successful businessmen, and university professors, but a common thread of silent suffering and […]

Praise for Confidence and My Shoes Are Killing Me

                                    We have new reviews for Russell Smith’s Confidence and Robyn Sarah’s My Shoes Are Killing Me to share with you!   My Shoes Are Killing Me was reviewed by 49th Shelf and by Jeweller’s Eye. “Natural, musical, […]

An Interview with Russell Smith

Russell Smith’s recent interview with Canada Writes for Confidence is up and can be found here. If you haven’t picked up Smith’s Confidence yet, we think Morley Walker’s glowing review might convince you to: http://bit.ly/1GUuYOO