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Poetry and its Preoccupations: An Interview with Annick MacAskill

Annick MacAskill’s debut collection of poetry, No Meeting Without Body, was published by Gaspereau Press in the spring of 2018. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Grain, Room, Canadian Notes & Queries, Prism, Versal, Arc, The Fiddlehead, and The Antigonish Review. She has also been selected as a finalist for prizes including the CBC Canada Writes Poetry Prize, the Edna Staebler Personal […]

Preview: The Babysitter by H.B. Hogan

This read’s on us: here’s a story from H.B. Hogan’s forthcoming collection of short fiction, This Keeps Happening, to get you through your first back-to-school/work/etc. commute. Enjoy! THE BABYSITTER Ruth, ten, sat at the kitchen table, chewing on her straw and avoiding Mandy’s eyes. Mandy was her fourteen-year-old neighbour, which made her practically an adult […]

What Stupefaction can do for Fiction: On Photography and Writing

Jatra, Poush Mela, Shantiniketan, India. Dec 23 2013. This photo forms the basis of the opening scene of a short story I am currently working on. The story is also set in Shantiniketan.   It is dusk. Kishmish lies on a patch of grass and stares upwards, attracted to the dragonfly whizzing around his head, […]

Meet Sanchari Sur, our new guest Invisiblog editor!

Big news: we’ve decided to make our guest blog editorships a permanent thing! Next up is work written and curated by the very excellent Sanchari Sur — welcome, Sanchari! Sanchari Sur is a 2018 Lambda Fellow in fiction. Her work can be found in The Feminist Wire, Room, Toronto Book Award Shortlisted The Unpublished City […]

A Long List of Short Reads

Coming in at 200 pages or less, these short novels are long on story. Afterall by Lee Kvern (Brindle & Glass): Follow Beth, well-meaning but ultimately misguided, through one night on the streets as she frantically searches for the boy she has lost. (129 pages) The Finest Supermarket in Kabul by Ele Pawelski (Quattro Books): […]

Del Cowie joins Team Invisible!

We at Invisible Publishing are pleased as punch to announce that Del Cowie is officially the new editor of the Bibliophonic Series! Del has extensive knowledge of the history and contemporary landscape of Canadian music. He has worked as a producer for the Peabody and International Emmy-winning Netflix music documentary series Hip-Hop Evolution, as an associate producer […]

The Writing Life, Spaces and Places with Ian Kamau

Ian Kamau

Ian Kamau’s talent spans across genres. He is a writer, producer, musician and visual artist, collaborating with notable figures like Shad, Dionne Brand and k-os. Simply put, for Ian Kamau creative expression isn’t a choice, it’s a part of who he is. With a distinct voice and style, this Toronto native’s work has been making […]

4 Books for Foodies

Books to inspire you to gather up some good times in the kitchen, with family, friends and little ones! A Taste of Haida Gwaii: Food Gathering and Feasting at the Edge of the World by Susan Musgrave (Whitecap Books): Filled with recipes, pictures and the “kind of stories that one friend would regale another with […]

Introducing the Invisibook Book Tour Club

We’re officially kicking off the Invisibook Book Tour Club! If you’re going somewhere cool, you need something cool to read. We’ve got you covered: Email us with your request and we’ll send you a free book to take on vacation. All we ask in return is that you take photos of the book we send […]