Archive for the ‘News’ Category

We are now in production for the title, Gerald Squires. It’s going to be fantastic.

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Gerald Squires, Brigus Series: Cliffs of Brigus

International Dublin Literary Award Longlist

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Congratulations to all Canadian writers on this year’s International Dublin Literary Award.

Special and heartfelt congratulations to Sara Tilley, author of Duke (Pedlar Press, 2015).


2016 titles

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

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Readings and launches

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

February 22, 2017 David White launches his first solo poetry collection, The Lark Ascending, at 7PM at Landon Branch of the London Public Library, London ON

March 2017 Craig Francis Power with his second novel, The.Hope. & Stan Dragland with his collection of essays on Newfoundland literary subjects, Strangers & Others, at The March Hare Festival, NL []

Soraya Peerbaye, TELL: Poems For A Girlhood, Winner 2016 Trillium Book Award for Poetry, Finalist 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Soraya Peerbaye, Toronto, Tell: poems for a girlhood, Pedlar Press

Reena Virk was a girl of South Asian descent who was murdered on November 14th, 1997, in Saanich, British Columbia. At least eight young people participated in the initial assault, while more looked on. Seven of her assailants were girls; five were white. Virk rose from that beating and walked north across a bridge toward home. Her drowned body was found in the Gorge Waterway. In Tell: poems for a girlhood, without a trace of sentimentality and with heart-wrenching courage, Soraya Peerbaye gathers evidence into an entire poetic vision of contemporary adolescent fury and angst.

S Peerbaye Soraya Peerbaye’s first collection of poetry, Poems for the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award. Her poems have appeared in Red Silk: An Anthology of South Asian Women Poets, as well as the literary journals Other Voices, Prairie Fire and The New Quarterly; she has also contributed to the chapbook anthology Translating Horses. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Peerbaye lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter.