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“It’s the butt of a lot of jokes,” says the Toronto author, “and a lot of that has to do with race. Scarborough’s got a rep for crime, but there’s nothing that happens here that doesn’t happen downtown.” more

May 25, 2017 11:52 AM Books

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Courtesy of Susan G. Cole

An excerpt from Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer, a new collection of essays from Coach House Books more

May 19, 2017 4:25 PM Books

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Alexandra Caufin

Toronto’s indie school for creative writing is rallying some of the city’s literary best with a refreshing new model more

May 2, 2017 5:40 PM Books

"I've always been interested in other people's consciousness. That's what we want from entertainment, isn't it? Why do we read fiction and watch movies? We want to get lost in other people's lives." more

Apr 12, 2017 7:13 PM Books

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Alexandra Caufin

Get your fix of The Feathertale Review, Carousel, Broken Pencil, Poetry is Dead and Taddle Creek more

Apr 11, 2017 11:02 AM Books

In Fail Better: Why Baseball Matters, Toronto author takes a philosophical approach to the game more

Apr 5, 2017 6:24 PM Books

But the festival of art, politics and ideas also focuses on what there is to lose if we do nothing. more

Mar 31, 2017 11:32 AM Books

Longtime poet and indie press activist taps his memories and wit to snag top honours more

Mar 30, 2017 4:02 PM Books



The new Toronto publication looks at news through an intersectional feminist lens more

Mar 22, 2017 12:58 PM Books


Alexandra Caufin

In One Day We'll All Be Dead And None Of This Will Matter, Toronto writer and BuzzFeed culture writer showcases her multifaceted voice more

Mar 6, 2017 4:08 PM Books

Decision to fund book launches threatens small retailers, say bookstore programmers more

Feb 24, 2017 8:00 AM Books



Read the winning five-minute story, Washed Up, prompted by one sentence: "What's with the soap?" more

Feb 13, 2017 1:28 PM Books

African-American author releases edgy stories, pulls her next book from Simon & Schuster and continues to make noise. more

Feb 10, 2017 2:53 PM Books

Whether they’re immigrants or refugees, they can change Canada in good ways more

Jan 19, 2017 10:52 AM Books

Henderson Brewery and Anansi Press are collaborating on an innovative literary series more

Jan 9, 2017 2:22 PM Books