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Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist Announced!

Oh hi there Alberta book lovers (and book lovers in general). Many of you may already be aware that the Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist was announced, but if you’re not, you can find the list of nominees here. There, now that you’re up to speed, you can...
Another Reason to Rant: Annoying Facebook Posts

Another Reason to Rant: Annoying Facebook Posts

A good friend of mine posted this on my facebook page this past weekend. If you read it first, the following few paragraphs will make a lot more sense.  Now, there are so many aspects to facebook postings that are ripe for complaining about (see below). However, I...

James Franco wrote a book! And he does other stuff too…

There are a few reasons why I love this video. The first is that it’s a featured clip from the Jimmy Fallon show, which is, as you all know, awesome. And, Jimmy obviously doesn’t have poets on his show on a very regular basis, so you can tell he’s a...

A Reason to Rant

I don’t typically use this blog to rant, although I like to ridicule many things offline so it was only a matter of time.  This article came up on my Facebook feed a few weeks ago because one of my contacts had shared it on his wall. For those of you who...

Big News in the Canadian Writing World

Two important things happened this week in the Canadian book scene. The first, and probably most interesting (yet complicated) is the fact that the Writers Union of Canada will now allow self-published writers to join their ranks. Find out more about it here on their...

Are you Addicted to Books?

Are you Addicted to Books? (Pictures) A wonderful friend of mine posted this article/list of pictures a la buzzfeed on my facebook wall a few days ago, and reading it made me realize that I’m not addicted to books (technically), but I love them alot*, more than...