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“The problems of Gilgamesh are the problems of our species.”

Book cover for Even That Wildest Hope displayed on a tablet, alongside a note announcing a free story download.

Writing this book, I looked to literatures of the past like The Epic of Gilgamesh. It emerges a mere 6,000 years ago, when humans formed city-states and organized themselves in terms of property relations. What I discovered is that even back then, the writer of the epic is concerned with our desire to dominate and… Continue Reading “The problems of Gilgamesh are the problems of our species.”

The Courier’s Dinner

The Courier’s Dinner By Seema Shafei  T came home from work smelling like fries and grease. He wiped the thick layer of sweat that collected on the back of his neck with the front part of his electric pink company shirt. The cotton was already splotched with the colours of different food and dirt he… Continue Reading The Courier’s Dinner

List of #virtualbookfair sales

Can’t make it to #AWP2020? Support small presses by shopping online using the hashtag #virtualbookfair – we’ve collected a list to get you started. Invisible isn’t at AWP (erring on the side of caution, supporting good public health policy, etc.), but all our books are $15, no discount code required. SPD Books – All books… Continue Reading List of #virtualbookfair sales

Hot Stuff NOT at AWP 2020

Updated info about Invisible's decision to not attend at AWP 2020 in San Antonio.

So, we posted yesterday about having our shit together and finally having new books ready for AWP. Because there’s a coronavirus/public health emergency in San Antonio, we decided we’d rather err on the side of caution (and good public health policy). So Invisible Publishing is NOT at AWP this year. AWP is still happening, and… Continue Reading Hot Stuff NOT at AWP 2020

One Good Question: Seyward Goodhand and Andrew Forbes

Photo of Andrew Forbes and Seyward Goodhand with post title One Good Question in a speech bubble between them.

One Good Question is a series in which two authors ask each other a single question. In this installment, Andrew Forbes and Seyward Goodhand talk about literary neighbourhoods, eating artichokes with Doris Lessing, and do their best to squeeze in more questions. Andrew Forbes: Genre tags are, of course, problematic. At best they’re reductive, and at… Continue Reading One Good Question: Seyward Goodhand and Andrew Forbes

Overcoming Perfectionism Using the Pomodoro Technique

Overcoming Perfectionism Using the Pomodoro TechniqueBy Shazia Hafiz Ramji I am a perfectionist— I have a problem. I take pride in being a perfectionist— I have an even bigger problem. Last winter, I realized that part of the reason why I had stopped working on one of the storylines of my novel was because of… Continue Reading Overcoming Perfectionism Using the Pomodoro Technique

“It’s The Sort of Story That I Want to be Creating”: An Interview with Nedda Sarshar

Toronto-based writer and filmmaker Nedda Sarshar speaks with InvisiBlog’s guest editor Amanda Ghazale Aziz on figuring out what format works best for each story, learning how to write scripts, and working on documentaries. Amanda Ghazale Aziz: The fact that most writers write beyond one genre and form is obvious, but it’s something I’ve been interested… Continue Reading “It’s The Sort of Story That I Want to be Creating”: An Interview with Nedda Sarshar

“I Never Used to Write About Anything Close to Home”: An Interview with Chris Bailey

Poet, fisherman, and author of What Your Hands Have Done (Nightwood Editions, 2018) Chris Bailey speaks with Invisiblog guest editor Amanda Ghazale Aziz about obligations, family, and writing in second person. Amanda Ghazale Aziz: How was the move back to Prince Edward Island? Chris Bailey: It’s always strange coming back. I remember hearing it takes… Continue Reading “I Never Used to Write About Anything Close to Home”: An Interview with Chris Bailey

2020 Reading Resolutions

Invisible author reading resolutions for 2020

Our authors have reading resolutions—lots of them. From finally finishing a certain book to reading more diversely and drinking more Champagne, here are Invisible authors’ reading goals for 2020: Anna Leventhal, author of Sweet Affliction: My 2020 resolution is to read more nonfiction, which I recently realized I don’t do nearly enough of (my 2019… Continue Reading 2020 Reading Resolutions