Biblioasis is proud to announce the acquisition of the Best Canadian Essays and Best Canadian Poetry series, formerly published by Tightrope Books. Like our existing Best Canadian Stories series, BCE and BCP will be released in annual editions showcasing the year’s best work by Canadians in each genre—and we’re celebrating with the Best Canadian Holiday Bundle. Order all three 2018 paperback editions before Christmas and we’ll send them to you for $60.00, shipping included.
Selected by Mark Kingwell, Best Canadian Essays 2018 includes essays by Peter Babiak, Rob Benvie, Daniel Glassman, Annabel Howard, Michelle Kaeser, Emily M. Keeler, Stephen Marche, Omar Mouallem, Brett Popplewell, Andrew Potter, Kevin Shaw, Richard Teleky, Clive Thompson, Conan Tobias, Meeka Walsh, Samra Zafar, Jan Zwicky
Edited by Russell Smith, Best Canadian Stories 2018 features work by Shashi Bhat, Tom Thor Buchanan, Lynn Coady, Deirdre Simon Dore, Alicia Elliott, Bill Gaston, Liz Harmer, Brad Hartle, David Huebert, Reg Johanson, Amy Jones, Michael LaPointe, Stephen Marche, Lisa Moore, Kathy Page, and Alex Pugsley.
Chosen by Hoa Nguyen, The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2018 includes poems by Jordan Abel, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Dionne Brand, Dani Couture, Nancy Jo Cullen, Sonnet L’Abbé, Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Bardia Sinaee, Catriona Wright, and many more.
PRAISE FOR THE BEST CANADIAN STORIES SERIES
“A splendid collection.”—Quill & Quire
“Best Canadian Stories 2018 combines both emerging and established voices for a fascinating glimpse at the most exciting short fiction coming out of this country.The collection includes stories from an impressive list of writers” —Open Book
“The arrival, late in the fall each year, of [this] collection is always cause for fanfare.”—Quill & Quire
“The legacy of this series is massive . . . a literary institution.”—Ottawa Citizen
“[O]ne comes to such a book with high expectations. The results are solid . . . it’s not hard to understand why any given story was selected.” —Atlantic Books Today
“Combines both emerging and established voices for a fascinating glimpse at the most exciting short fiction coming out of this country. The collection includes stories from an impressive list of writers.”—Toronto Star
“Narrative punch, but with a Canadian flair.”—All Lit Up