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Invisible Publishing x Chaudiere Books

The rumours are true: all your favourite Chaudiere Books are now available through Invisible Publishing. We’re giving the Chaudiere backlist a second home, and we’re thrilled to welcome Chaudiere authors into the Invisible Publishing family. And we want you to welcome them into your family, too: from now till the end of February, all Chaudiere […]

Coming-of-Age through Poetry and Art: An Interview with Hana Shafi

Hana Shafi is a writer and artist who illustrates under the name Frizz Kid. Both her visual art and writing frequently explore themes such as feminism, body politics, racism, and pop culture with an affinity to horror. A graduate of Ryerson University’s Journalism Program, she has published articles in publications such as The Walrus, Hazlitt, […]

Reconciling Academia and Creative Writing: An Interview with Billy-Ray Belcourt

Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a PhD student and 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar in the Dept. of English & Film Studies at the University of Alberta. THIS WOUND IS A WORLD (Frontenac 2017) is his first book, for which he won the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize. NDN COPING MECHANISMS […]

Best Canadian Music Writing 2018

by Del Cowie Invisible’s Bibliophonic imprint is back. After publishing books on The Dears, NoMeansNo, The Wooden Stars, The Deadly Snakes and Jim Guthrie the imprint is returning after a short hiatus to publish short books about contemporary Canadian musicians and I recently joined Invisible’s team to be the editor of the series. Consequently, reading […]

Writing Worlds Anew by Phillip Dwight Morgan

Phillip requires a great deal of individual attention to follow through on written assignments to complete them on time. He demonstrates good general knowledge orally, but seems to have difficulty putting his ideas in writing.                                                             –an excerpt from my Grade 4 report card Long before I could read an analog clock, I knew intimately […]

Recipe: Mama’s Macaroni Soup

This holiday season, Invisible Publishing asked our authors to contribute a recipe to our chapbook Dinner Party, available exclusively from our website, and full proceeds will go to Food Banks Canada. And if you buy one of the contributor’s books, also from our website, guess what? We’ll throw in a copy in a copy of […]

Conversation Starters

So, it’s the festive/holiday season, and it’s possible-to-likely that at some point you’ll find yourself in a room with friends, family and strangers who upon learning that you’re a book lover will ask you what you’ve been reading. Why not offer them a taste? Here are a few passages from recent books that are sure […]

Recipe: Skillet Buttermilk Biscuits

This holiday season, Invisible Publishing asked our authors to contribute a recipe to our chapbook Dinner Party, available exclusively from our website, and full proceeds will go to Food Banks Canada! If you buy one of the contributor’s books, also from our website … we’ll throw in a copy in a copy of Dinner Party […]

Closer Still: On Reading What I Could Not Understand by Isabella Wang

Some artists first learn to draw by tracing the work of others – sentence structure, tone, plot, word play, imagery. Until I found my own voice, I wrote in the voices of other writers that I read from and tried to mimic. If I were to name one most influential title in my early life, […]