Category Archives: Books

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Review: Book Vs Movie

When A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle was published in January 1962, it had been rejected twenty-six times by publishers. She tried to sell the book for 2 ½ years. Publishers weren’t sure what genre A Wrinkle in Time was or whether it was written for children or adults. Today it is classified as […]

The imaginative world

The warm weather isn’t here yet, but we can still dream! Come take a trip with us as we explore the past and present inspirations for our Spring 2018 authors’ work. We spoke to Susannah M. Smith to see what sparked the creation of her new release, The Fairy Tale Museum, and what continues to […]

Interview with Leigh Nash, publisher of Invisible Publishing

Invisible Publishing is a not-for-profit publisher based in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Picton, Ontario. The press began in 2007 with Robbie MacGregor, Nic Boshart, and Megan Fildes and they wanted to publish cool, contemporary Canadian books that were cheap and looked awesome. The mandate has not appeared to change from its inception to now. In […]

On processes and becoming

The warm weather isn’t here yet, but we can still dream! Come take a trip with us as we explore the past and present inspirations for our Spring 2018 authors’ work. We spoke to Eric Schmaltz to see what sparked the creation of his new release, Surfaces, and what continues to inspire him. Last but not […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Inside Prince Edward County!

We want your stories, Prince-Edward-County-ites! Invisible Publishing is collecting personal essays about life in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Inside Prince Edward County, by people who live in or have ties to PEC. See (and share!) our official call for submissions. We want to hear from the people who are from The County, who’ve seen it […]

The beauty of the small

The warm weather isn’t here yet, but we can still dream! Come take a trip with us as we explore the past and present inspirations for our Spring 2018 authors’ work. We spoke to Cameron Anstee to see what sparked the creation of his new release, Book of Annotations, and what continues to inspire him. […]

Glory’s a contender in County Reads 2018

Five County residents will champion their favourite Canadian book as part of a newly-expanded County Reads weekend festival, and Gillian Wigmore’s GLORY is one of the contenders! Here’s the lowdown: On Thursday, April 19, 7–9 PM, there’ll be a great debate, moderated by County author Ken Murray, and spectators will get to vote on who […]

Coming Spring 2018!

Our spring 2018 books are so good we can’t wait to share ’em! Here’s what’s on the horizon: The Fairy Tale Museum by Susannah M. Smith is an alchemical curiosity-cabinet-as-novel (May 2018) Surfaces by Eric Schmaltz is language at the crossroads of conceptual art, writing, and graphic design (April 2018) Book of Annotations by Cameron […]

I AM A TRUCK IS A GILLER LONGLISTEE!

We are beyond thrilled that Michelle Winters’s debut novel, I Am a Truck, is in such good company on the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist! So thrilled that we’re putting it on sale for the next two weeks right here so everyone can read it! Here’s what the jury had to say about the list: “Twenty […]

The Utility of Boredom: now en francais!

The Utility of Boredom is now available in a French edition from superb Quebec publisher Les Éditions de Ta Mère as De l’utilité de l’ennui: Textes de balle! Check out the sweet, sweet cover, and pick up a copy in Canada’s other official language for your collection.