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Largely Literary Linkage: Graphic design, poetry, death, Randroids and motherfuckers

As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, The Globe and Mail recently changed up their Books section staff. There was an outpouring of goodwill on Twitter, which was heartening to see. More info on Q&Q, and an even-handed response from the Literary Press Group. As a result, they’re hiring a new Books Editor. If you’re …

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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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The death of literature (yes, again…), poetic dendrophiliacs, and other bookish stuff

Though it can seem like it sometimes, the world’s not all bad. Apparently whales are learning to speak human, or at least trying, and that’s pretty awesome. Maybe once they get the hang of it they can advise us how to live better. Canadian publishing is about to get smaller with Douglas & McIntyre filing …

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