NoMeansNo: Going Nowhere’s second take

Good news, Bibliophonic fans! It’s not a new book (yet), but this December we’re releasing an updated edition of our perennial bestseller NoMeansNo: Going Nowhere, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the band’s seminal album Wrong. There’s a whole extra chapter by Mark Black that, in our humble opinion, really brings the book full circle […]

Twelve dollar books: it’s our annual holiday sale!

We’re marking down all our books, from Nov 29 to Dec 31, to $12. Why? We’re celebrating December. December is the twelfth month. Twelve is a nice even number. There are twelve days of Christmas, hours on a clock face, members in a jury. And we’re too lazy to set up a Black Friday sale […]

Calling all PEC winemakers!

Call for ubmissions image featuring a wine glass and information an upcoming winery anthology

Invisible Publishing is seeking stories from PEC-based wine producers to be published in a future anthology. We’re interested in winery origin stories: tell us why you started, your standout memories from the early years, and what keeps you going. Submissions can me made via email to info@invisiblepublishing.com; questions can be sent to the same email address. […]

“It is Not Enough to Merely Bear Witness to the Conditions of the World”: An Interview with Abdullah Shihipar

Providence-based writer and researcher Abdullah Shihipar talks ever-changing relationships to writing, community organizing, and working in multiple genres with InvisiBlog’s guest editor Amanda Ghazale Aziz.You were a writer before you were an organizer— you’ve mentioned to me before that writing took a backseat during the years you were the president of the University of Toronto’s […]

What Doesn’t Show Up Still Counts

Taken by firekitty via Pixabay

As I write this, I have two plump squashes in my garden still clinging onto their stems. I plan to harvest them tomorrow and enjoy a good stew out of them this week. I’m terribly excited for this plan of mine. Until then, I’ll let these two beauties be outside among their now-dead blossoms, cherry […]

Meet Amanda Ghazale Aziz, our latest Invisiblog guest editor!

Amanda Ghazale Aziz

I first met Amanda at AWP in Portland, when we both sat on a panel organized by outgoing Invisiblog guest editor slash all-around all-star Shazia Hafiz Ramji. Amanda is super smart and I know she’ll bring a keen sense of style to the posts she curates here over the next few months. Welcome aboard, Amanda! […]

Asking Many, Many Questions: An Interview with Yilin Wang

Yilin Wang, poet, writer, and editor talks #RacisminCanLit, Wuxia, and writing-life balance with Invisiblog guest editor, Shazia Hafiz Ramji. Shazia Hafiz Ramji: What are you working on right now? Yilin Wang: I’m currently writing a fantasy novel. It’s inspired by a Chinese fiction genre known as wuxia, which is commonly translated into “martial arts fiction” […]

My Body Still Feels Like a Volcano: Jane Shi on Taking Ourselves Seriously

It’s May and the heat and rain shroud my body in a confused cloud. I’m cat-sitting this beautiful fluffy grey boy and I’m lounging in a big apartment in yet another gentrified Vancouver neighbourhood. Outside, glass condos glow pleasantly over the din of brewery beards, afternoon baby strollers, and barking dogs. Cat-sitting is an excellent […]

Monstrosity and Motherhood: An Interview with Amy LeBlanc

Amy LeBlanc, poet, writer, and editor talks monstrosity, fairy tales, and poetry with Invisiblog guest editor, Shazia Hafiz Ramji. Shazia Hafiz Ramji: How does it feel to have your poetry published in chapbook form? Amy LeBlanc: I’m always ecstatic when I see my work in print or online, but there’s something so nice about having […]

To Live in the Texture of a Thing: An Interview with Jason Purcell, poet and co-founder of Glass Bookshop

Jason Purcell, co-founder of Glass Bookshop talks poetry, life, and the texture of things with Invisiblog guest editor, Shazia Hafiz Ramji. Shazia Hafiz Ramji: Jason, how long did it take you to write A Place More Hospitable? Jason Purcell: These poems started during the writing of my MA thesis, in which was exploring similar themes: […]