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8 Books that Explore Memory and Place

by Fawn Parker

A recommended reading list by the author of the new novel DUMB-SHOW.


What's Possible: Chinese Canadian Poets

by Grace Lau

A recommended reading list by Grace Lau, whose book The Language We Were Never Taught to Speak is out now.

The Chat with Jordan Abel

by Trevor Corkum

"What does it mean to be Indigenous? What does it mean to be Indigenous but to be dispossessed of both traditional land as well as traditional Indigenous …

Green and White Threads: Nigerian-Canadian Writers

by Yejide Kilanko

A recommended reading list by the author of the new novel A Good Name.

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Most Anticipated: Our Fall 2021 Poetry Preview

by 49th Shelf Staff

Part three of our Fall Preview is poetry, a mixture of impressive debuts and releases by favourites.

The Chat with GG's Literature Award Winner Anne Carson

by Trevor Corkum

“Norma Jeane Baker of Troy leverages a millennia-old story of beauty and war to animate a history of the male gaze and the nature of power wielded by …

10 books

A Vancouver of a Certain Age

list by Kerry Clare

The World Up Close

by Joanne Epp

A recommended reading list by author of new book CATTAIL SKYLINE on paying close attention to the small and particular.

The Chat Special Coverage: Griffin Poetry Prize Roundtable 2021

by Trevor Corkum

We’re so pleased to be partnering once again with our friends at the Griffin Poetry Prize to profile this year’s three Canadian finalists in a special …

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