Month: November 2012

Suburbs, porn, contraception, geeks, and a pink lake

Ah, the smell of leaves and awards in the air…Yup, still fall. The winners of this year’s Governor General’s Literary Awards have been announced, and congratulations are due to Linda Spalding for English Fiction (The Purchase) and Julie Bruck for English Poetry (Monkey Ranch). There are numerous other categories of winners for works in both …

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Literary bars, hedgehogs, horses, dolphins, and William Shatner

Congratulations to Tamas Dobozy who won the Writers’ Trust prize for fiction for Siege 13, and to Alex Pugsley, who won the Journey Prize for “Crisis on Earth X,” published in The Dalhousie Review. Chad Pelley has more on the winners on Salty Ink, and Lynn Coady offer’s a juror’s perspective on Open Book Ontario. …

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