POEM OF THE WEEK
by Terence Young
“A piece of shrapnel pushing its way out of a soldier’s neck, years after the battle that blinded and scarred him, is a powerful metaphor for the need to expose your pain to......” >>
— Joanne Kelly
Book columnist on CBC Radio Weekend Morning Show
“As tethered to the rest of the world as it is, Ottawa often feels like a small, even private, city. That’s why it can be so jarring to open a local book and find a......” >>
— Eric Murphy
Ottawa Life Magazine
“Leonard Neufeldt writes with keen attentiveness and clear-eyed afection toward the places where he's lived and traveled. In this, his seventh poetry collection, that......” >>
— Joanne Epp
The Mennonite Quarterly Review
Louise Carson will be participating at the Authors for Indies event in Pointe-Claire, QC! She will be available to sign copies of her 2015 titles, A Clearing (poetry) and Executor (mystery).
If you're a book lover in the area, you will love this event!
Author, Stella Harvey will be reading from her novel, The Brink of Freedom at two libraries in Vancouver. The backdrop of the novel is the refugee crisis in Greece. She spent a total of four months in Greece on two separate occasions doing on the ground research for her novel which took her from a refugee detention centre to the squalor of a Roma camp outside of Corinth. After her short reading, Stella will answer questions about her novel and all questions about the refugee crisis in Greece which continues to escalate as borders continue to close.