Musings, News

We stand in solidarity

We stand in solidarity. Now is a time of action – use your privileges as a microphone for the voices that are not being heard. We are committed to publishing diverse voices and experiences. In acknowledging historical and systemic barriers, and the limits of our existing catalogue, we strongly encourage LGBTQ2SIA+, Indigenous and writers of […]

Giveaways

Free ‘GHOST’ Story

PDFs are kinda like the ghosts of books: they don’t exist in the real world and live in the technological ether. So in celebration of Halloween 2016, here’s a not-so-spooky but still on-point story from a not-so-spooky boo(k): behold, a free PDF of “The Occult” from Teri Vlassopoulos’s Bats or Swallows:   Happy Halloween from […]

Events

Invisible at Canzine

Hey-yo! We’ll be at Canzine 2016 in Toronto on Saturday, October 29, along with our step-sibling The Emergency Response Unit. This’ll be your first crack at picking up our new fall titles: I AM A TRUCK, EVERYTHING LIFE HAS TO OFFER, THE LAST WHITE HOUSE AT THE END OF THE ROW OF WHITE HOUSES, and […]

Musings

The Progeria Connection

One of the characters in Brent van Staalduinen’s novel SAINTS, UNEXPECTED has progeria, a rare disease that drastically affects the body’s aging process. For another take on progeria (and a really cool writer’s career), check out this super-excellent episode of the Longform podcast, which features an interview with Robin Marantz Henig. She’s the author of […]

Community

Books Beyond Bars

Check out this awesome initiative Invisible author Kaleigh Trace is involved in — they’re looking for support! Books Beyond Bars is a library program, writing workshops, and a reading-out-loud program with women incarcerated at the correctional facility in Burnside, Nova Scotia. Here’s the deal: Books Beyond Bars is a an entirely volunteer run group that […]