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 […]

Andrew Kaufman is Open Book’s September WIR

Small Claims author Andrew Kaufman — known for his sharp sense of humour — is blogging as writer in residence over at Open Book for September. Follow along with his Unsung Heroes of Literature series — interviews with the most under-appreciated or routinely overlooked aspects of the book! First up: Interview with a Semi-colon

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.

High five, Access Copyright

Good news for all you writers out there: On July 12, 2017, the Federal Court issued its decision in the action between Access Copyright and York University. The ruling means that people who write books and articles and everything in between should — and now will — get paid for the writing and publishing they […]

My friend Git: Applying software version control principles and tools to creative writing

By Jeremy Hanson-Finger, author of Death and the Intern One problem I’ve struggled with as a writer is keeping track of the changes I make to my work during the editorial process. Organizing the versions of the text that correspond to each step in the production schedule is easy enough. You send your editor your […]

Andrew Kaufman’s Magic 8 is too good not to share

Small Claims author Andrew Kaufman tackled the CBC Books Magic 8 Q&A, wherein he answered eight randomly selected questions submitted by eight fellow writers. Here’s an excerpt:   1. Matti Friedman asks, “If you could go somewhere on earth right now, where would it be?” Zipolite, Mexico. But not the Zipolite of now — the […]

Printers Row Lit Fest 2017

We’re looking to make some sweet new Chicago pals at the 33rd annual Printers Row Lit Fest on June 10 & 11! From 10-6 both days you can find us in the Book Fort tent (tent M) along with 7Vientos, 826CHI, Chicago Review of Books, Curbside Splendor Publishing, featherproof books, Midwestern Gothic, The Point Magazine, […]

Upcoming events

Catch the following Invisible people reading things in places near you: April 20-22, PEC: Andrew Forbes, Michelle Winters & Zoe Whittall @ the Prince Edward County Authors Festival April 26, Ottawa: Jeremy Hanson-Finger Death and the Intern launch (with Catriona Wright) [details here!] May 17, Toronto: Jeremy Hanson-Finger (Death and the Intern) & Andrew Kaufman […]

Happy baseball season, everyone!

Baseball season is back! This is your reminder to use our free downloadable scorecard to score the Jays’ home opener against Baltimore (a rematch of the 2016 wildcard game!). And while you’re at it, grab a copy of Andrew Forbes’ collection of baseball essays, The Utility of Boredom, at 25% off from the 3:05pm start […]