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The fiction selection for the first half of 2020 is shaping up beautifully! Here's what we're excited about.

Book Cover The Union of Smokers

"An entirely new kind of story told by a gutter-mouthed, chain-smoking twelve year old, who announces in the opening paragraph that he’s going to die today."

COVID–19 Teacher Diary: An Achievable, Accessible #ActivityOfTheDay

The times we find ourselves in right now are uncertain and unprecedented.  But what always sticks with me is this saying from Fred Rogers:  “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news …

Book Cover Junebat

"To the poetics of the queer everyday Stintzi adds their ‘Junebat,’ a multitudinous concept of such explanatory power I’m certain it’ll endure in the collective memory of Canadian writing."

Book Cover Stay Where I can See You

"I had this idea for a book about a mother and daughter at that moment where they split apart..."

Introducing the 49th Teachers COVID–19 Crisis Teacher Diary

Welcome to the 49th Teachers COVID–19 Teacher Diary, a new blog series that takes a look at how teachers are coping with the pandemic. What does daily life look like for teachers right now? What's w …

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