That one hurt. What has yet to be determined, though, is whether that long afternoon, and the handful of turning points offered therein (like that elastic strike zone), will prove long after the fact to be a fanbase’s shared injustice, a “remember when” rallying cry, or the adversarial element in a stirring narrative of improbable… Continue Reading Meaningful Games: That One Hurt
Regarding the Blue Jays, there is a lot to see and hear and read today, probably a lot more than there was the last time the team prepared to throw open the gates of the SkyDome for a playoff game, so I don’t want to get in the way of your taking all that in.… Continue Reading Meaningful Games: Drama
Invisible authors have heart! Lucas Crawford and Kaleigh Trace are taking part in the first ever Naked Heart festival. Here’s where you can see and hear them: Saturday, October 17 // 3:30 to 4:30 pm In:verse — Poetry & Tea // A reading event with Lucas Crawford, Cathy Petch, Debra Anderson, Jordaan Mason, Maureen Hynes,… Continue Reading Lucas Crawford & Kaleigh Trace at Naked Heart
It’s childlike, this feeling, this joy, the joy of watching your team capture something like this. Childlike because it is unrestrained and boisterous, and childlike too because it’s been so long since you saw it. How old were you in 1993? You were sixteen, you were ten, you were just a babe. And it felt… Continue Reading Meaningful Games: Twenty-Two Years
All Lit Up, the best place on the internet to find indie Canadian books, is celebrating its first birthday this September with a huge sale and lovely retrospective blog post. And Sideshow Concessions is Julia’s (the amazing general manager of LitDistCo) fall 2015 book pick. Here’s what she has to say: I’ve been lucky enough… Continue Reading Happy Birthday, All Lit Up!
Whatever we want to call the hot magic that has propelled the Toronto Blue Jays these last two months, it may have have hit its apogee Sunday. That night’s impending #superbloodmooneclipse might have exerted its influence, but then there’s been something moony about this team since the end of July, when a scuffling collection of… Continue Reading Meaningful Games: Eclipse
A pennant-race dispatch from Invisible author Andrew Forbes (What You Need). He’ll be blogging in this space, come hell or high water, until the final out of the year, and in April 2016 we’ll be releasing The Utility of Boredom, a collection of Forbes’s baseball essays. The Blue Jays and Yankees are locked in a… Continue Reading Meaningful Games: “Listen to This Crowd!”
It’s the most book-ish time of the year: we’ll be at Word on the Street Toronto on Sunday, September 27 and it’s your first chance to fill your boots with our two new fall titles, Escape Plans by Teri Vlassopoulos and Sideshow Concessions by Lucas Crawford. As an added bonus, Teri will be at the… Continue Reading The Word on the Street is that our new books are here!
This is the first pennant-race dispatch from Invisible author Andrew Forbes (What You Need). He’ll be blogging in this space, come hell or high water, until the final out of the year. In Spring 2016 we’ll be releasing The Utility of Boredom, a collection of Forbes’s baseball essays; you can get a small taste of… Continue Reading Meaningful Games: Atlanta
Revitalizing our website, and we want you to celebrate with us: the promo code revisible15 gets you 15% off your purchase plus free shipping till the end of September. Taking the idea of stocking up on notebooks a step further with Peg and Awl’s gorgeous bookbinding kits. And for the little ones in your life,… Continue Reading 5 Things We’re Up To Besides Handing Out Discounts