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Author Archives: invisibot

Best Canadian Music Writing 2018

by Del Cowie Invisible’s Bibliophonic imprint is back. After publishing books on The Dears, NoMeansNo, The Wooden Stars, The Deadly Snakes and Jim Guthrie the imprint is returning after a short hiatus to publish short books about contemporary Canadian musicians and I recently joined Invisible’s team to be the editor of the series. Consequently, reading […]

Recipe: Mama’s Macaroni Soup

This holiday season, Invisible Publishing asked our authors to contribute a recipe to our chapbook Dinner Party, available exclusively from our website, and full proceeds will go to Food Banks Canada. And if you buy one of the contributor’s books, also from our website, guess what? We’ll throw in a copy in a copy of […]

Conversation Starters

So, it’s the festive/holiday season, and it’s possible-to-likely that at some point you’ll find yourself in a room with friends, family and strangers who upon learning that you’re a book lover will ask you what you’ve been reading. Why not offer them a taste? Here are a few passages from recent books that are sure […]

Recipe: Skillet Buttermilk Biscuits

This holiday season, Invisible Publishing asked our authors to contribute a recipe to our chapbook Dinner Party, available exclusively from our website, and full proceeds will go to Food Banks Canada! If you buy one of the contributor’s books, also from our website … we’ll throw in a copy in a copy of Dinner Party […]

Call for submissions: PEC Anthology

Attention #PEC pals! We’ve extended our calls for submissions to our County anthology! Invisible Publishing is collecting stories, memories and personal history about life in Prince Edward County, Ontario, by people who live in or have ties to PEC, to be publishing in an anthology in summer 2019. We want you to tell us: The […]

Cool New Short Story Collections

“Stories are not chapters of novels. They should not be read one after another, as if they were meant to follow along. Read one. Shut the book. Read something else. Come back later. Stories can wait.” ― Mavis Gallant Stories can wait, but we can’t! Here are some recent short story collections that display diversity […]

8 Books by Journey Prize Nominees

8 Books by Journey Prize Nominees

The Writers’ Trust / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize is an annual prize that celebrates the best of Canada’s new writing. The selected writing appears in the anthology The Journey Prize Stories, published by McClelland & Stewart. Below are eight writers whose work has appeared in the anthology along with their most recently published book. […]

We made a cookbook!

Every year we try to come up with some kind of wacky sale for the holidays that always ends up being more work than it’s worth. So this year, we decided to keep it simple by making an extra book (HA!). The result is DINNER PARTY, a collection of recipes from Invisible Publishing’s esteemed authors! […]

rob mclennan on old-school chapbook-making

rob mclennan's chapbook production process

How to make chapbooks (the old-fashioned way, rob mclennan It has been pointed out to me that how I physically produce chapbooks is a bit ridiculous. Well, maybe not ridiculous, but certainly antiquated. Occasionally I’ll have an author request I email a final proof of their chapbook before it heads off to the printer, not […]