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Win a Personal Tarot Reading!

The Quiet is Loud cover on top of an array of cards from the Rider-Waite tarot deck

Join us for the launch of The Quiet is Loud on Instagram Live, Thursday, May 20, 8 PM ET, and enter for your chance to win a personal tarot reading from Aerin Fogel! Contest Instructions: Follow @samanthakgarner and @invisibooks (don’t follow to unfollow)⁠⁠ Like our contest post⁠⁠ on Instagram Tag a friend in the comments… Continue Reading Win a Personal Tarot Reading!

Editor’s View: Night Watch

A green speech bubble frames the words Editor's View: Night Watch along with an ipad showing the book cover of Gillian Wigmore's book Night Watch: The Vet suite.

To mark the publication of Night Watch: The Vet Suite, editor Leigh Nash reflects on the surprising outcome of an editorial query and the benefits of being proven wrong. I have a confession to make: I was wrong. On one of my first reads through Gillian Wigmore’s Night Watch, specifically what is now the middle… Continue Reading Editor’s View: Night Watch

Note on Baseball Card Promotion

Two packs of 1988 Topps Major League Baseball cards with an illustrated baseball against a red background.

Recently, the Invisible promo team decided to include packs of 1980s playing cards along with preordered copies of Andrew Forbes’s new book, The Only Way Is the Steady Way: Essays on Baseball, Ichiro, and How We Watch the Game. This was intended to be a promotional item to incentive purchases. What we failed to consider… Continue Reading Note on Baseball Card Promotion

Best Canadian Music Writing 2020

Image: After Hours by The Weeknd album cover compiled by Del Cowie, Invisible’s intrepid Bibliophonic editor In this year of all years, with a global pandemic and the unrelenting brutality of anti-Black racism undeniably at top of mind, music has provided solace and comfort and has proved to be a bonding and resilient force. Obviously,… Continue Reading Best Canadian Music Writing 2020

Santa Clause Versus The Smoke Monster

I hope the next me remembers the current me with reverence, waking up at age thirty-five and donning my dead man’s clothes with at least a bit of sympathy. I hope the next me is more Santa Claus than smoke monster. From Be Scared of Everything, by Peter Counter In time for the holidays and… Continue Reading Santa Clause Versus The Smoke Monster

The No-Sale Sale Shopping Suggestion: Support a Local Author

From now till December 31, when you buy two Invisible Publishing books from your favourite indie booksellers, we’ll send you a free, limited-edition SURPRISE in the mail! It’s all part of The No-Sale Sale and our invitation to you to buy local! All details here. Want to support a local author? Here are some suggestions!… Continue Reading The No-Sale Sale Shopping Suggestion: Support a Local Author

The No-Sale Sale Shopping Suggestion: Shop by Theme

Shop our books by theme

From now till December 31, when you buy two Invisible Publishing books from your favourite indie booksellers, we’ll send you a free, limited-edition SURPRISE in the mail! It’s all part of The No-Sale Sale and our invitation to you to buy local! All details here. We promised suggestions, and here we go! Next up: shop… Continue Reading The No-Sale Sale Shopping Suggestion: Shop by Theme

Corporate Personhood, Alien, and Chest-bursting Dreams

Blog post title text, "Corporate Personhood," along with the cover image of Be Scared of Everything, by Peter Counter

This has been a seriously joyful season for the launch of Peter Counter’s essay collection, Be Scared of Everything. The Globe and Mail recently included it in their selection of pop culture titles to gift this season, alongside Bernard De Koven (The Infinite Playground), Lindy West (Shit, Actually), Melissa Maerz (Alright, Alright, Alright), Claire McNear… Continue Reading Corporate Personhood, Alien, and Chest-bursting Dreams

The No-Sale Sale Shopping Suggestion: Shop by Author

Shop our books by author

From now till December 31, when you buy two Invisible Publishing books from your favourite indie booksellers, we’ll send you a free, limited-edition SURPRISE in the mail! It’s all part of The No-Sale Sale and our invitation to you to buy local! All details here. We promised suggestions, and here we go! First up: shop… Continue Reading The No-Sale Sale Shopping Suggestion: Shop by Author