September is Book Fair Season

September means we’re hitting the books, even though we’ve been out of school for… decades! Here’s where you can find us this month, staking out spots behind tables and beneath tents to shill our wares: BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL Sunday, September 18, 2016 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Booth no. 239 We’re sharing space with Canadian […]

The Utility of Boredom, Take Two

There’s a new edition of The Utility of Boredom in town, and we want you to get your hands on it so badly that we’re putting it on sale. Use the code TUB2 on this here very site, on either the print OR ebook edition, for 15% off the list price. And you’ll want to […]

Blue Jays Ticket Giveaway Winner

Hey, remember when we asked you all to guess the Jays’ (and Bautista’s home run) record back in March? Well, the time has come to declare a winner! GRIFFIN CLARK has won two tickets to the Jays’ July 30 game against the Orioles. They’re pretty good seats, too! Thanks to everyone who played along. Bautista […]

Invisible x Gridlock Wristband Giveaway

HEY-O! We’re giving away two wristbands to Gridlock — one on Instagram and one on Twitter. The game is simple: follow us and retweet/repost with the hashtag #INVISIBLEGRIDLOCK to enter into a draw to win. We’re @invisibooks in all places. Winners will be randomly drawn and announced on FRIDAY MORNING (July 8). Gridlock Festival is […]

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 […]