Saints, Unexpected West Coast Launches

Hey there, west coasters! Brent van Staalduinen is set to read from his debut novel Saints, Unexpected along with a couple of other excellent authors. Details are here: VICTORIA Date: Thursday, July 14, from 6-8pm Location: The Copper Owl, 1900 Douglas Street, Victoria (map) What: Readings by Brent van Staalduinen (Saints, Unexpected) and Laura Trunkey […]

Congrats to the Trillium Book Award Winners!

Andrew Forbes & Kevin Hardcastle

Hearty high-fives to all last night’s winners: Trillium Book Award: Kevin Hardcastle for Debris & Véronique-Marie Kaye for Marjorie Chalifoux Trillium Book Award for Poetry: Soraya Peerbaye for Tell: poems for a girlhood & David Ménard for Neuvaines And hearty thanks to the OMDC for managing such an excellent award and helping to promote books!

Blue Jays Ticket Giveaway Update No. 1

Utility of Boredom Ticket Giveaway Update No. 1

Don’t think we forgot about you, contest entrants! We’ve been waiting for the stats to accumulate, and for the next four weeks we’ll post updates every Tuesday morning with the latest Jays record and where all of you are at compared to it. So, without further ado, here’s an update of how things stand for […]

What You Need is a Trillium Book Award Finalist!

We are so super-duper thrilled to share that Andrew Forbes’s debut collection of short fiction, What You Need, is a finalist for the Trillium Book Award! Three cheers for Andrew! Three cheers for short stories! And three cheers for all the other excellent finalists! Get all the pertinent, non-Invisible-related info here.

What happened to Canadian Wonder Tales?

Today was supposed to be the day we published the first book in Invisible’s new Throwback Books series. We’re publishing this post instead. One of the first things I decided to do after coming on board as Invisible’s publisher was to launch a new imprint. Throwback Books would reissue Canadian oddities now in the public […]

Hooray for Andrew Forbes!!1!

We’re pumped to announce that Andrew Forbes’s What You Need landed a spot on the Danuta Gleed shortlist this morning! To celebrate, you can get your mitts on What You Need for $16.95 direct from us, or if you’ve been dillydallying at picking up his latest book, treat yourself to What You Need and The […]

Andrew Forbes is Open Book’s May 2016 WIR

We are thrilled to announce that Andrew Forbes is the May 2016 writer-in-residence over at Open Book. Check out his first post with the answers to Open Book’s Proust Questionnaire. Got burning questions you want Forbes to answer? You can write to him throughout the month of May at writer@openbooktoronto.com.

Authors for Indies

April 30 is Authors for Indies day, when authors show their appreciation for Canadian independent bookstores (indies) by volunteering as guest booksellers. And you can show your support by visiting your local store and buying a book. Check out the full list of participating stores. Andrew Forbes is putting in time at Books & Company […]