REVIEW: Thomas Trofimuk — The Elephant on Karluv Bridge on the Pickle Me This blog

Check out this lovely review of Thomas Trofimuk’s The Elephant on Karluv Bridge written by Kerry Clare on the Pickle Me This blog! “Thoughtful, artful, playful . . . Thomas Trofimuk’s latest novel, The Elephant on Karluv Bridge, is an absorbing literary puzzle and truly a delight to encounter.”—Kerry Clare, Pickle Me This

REVIEW: Barbara Nickel — Dear Peter, Dear Ulla in The British Columbia Review

“Dear Peter, Dear Ulla will fill the reader’s heart and emotional toolbox in the best ways, in the ways literature does. I’ll not use the word ‘should.’ This is not a didactic story. It’s a real and human story, and timeless.”—Alison Acheson, The British Columbia Review Read the full review here here!

INTERVIEW: David Carpenter in Prairie Books NOW

Check out this fine interview with David Carpenter in Prairie Books NOW where he talks about hunting, monsters, and his new book of nature essays I Never Met a Rattlesnake I Didn’t Like: A Memoir. “Bless them all, the apex predators, and the people who see that carnivorous creatures and their habitat are sacred.”David Carpenter

VANCOUVER AUTHOR READING: Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt & Michelle Barker

This event is free, and will take place on THURSDAY, 24 NOVEMBER 2022 in the Peña Room at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (UBC Library, Vancouver Campus) between 7PM-8:30PM. Refreshments will be served! Join Thistledown Press & Annick Press for a double author reading featuring Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt, author of Peacekeeper’s Daughter, and Michelle Barker, author of My Long List …

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We’re Hiring: Publicist, Part-time

Position: PublicistJob Type: Part-timeApplication Dead-line: November 23, 2022 We are searching for a person who has the perfect combination of bookishness, social media savvy, and marketing skills. This is a part time position of about 20 hours per week. The hourly compensation is $20 to $22 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. The position …

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David Carpenter on CBC’s Saskatchewan Weekend

Tune in here to listen to David Carpenter chat with CBC Saskatchewan’s Shauna Powers about his book of nature essays I Never Met a Rattlesnake I Didn’t Like: A Memoir. Rattlesnakes in Arizona! Wolves up close! And plenty more here.

FESTIVAL APPEARANCE: John Bemrose at Ottawa International Writers Festival

John Bemrose will be appearing at Ottawa International Writers Festival on Sunday, October 23 at 3 PM at Christ Church Cathedral (414 Sparks St)! John will be in conversation with Roy MacSkimming on the topic of his latest novel, The River Twice. You can find out more and purchase tickets here.

REVIEW: Nikki Vogel — Silencing Rebecca in Alberta Jewish News

“Like so many stories that have withstood the passage of time, the story of the Golem included, Rebecca’s journey is a universally relatable one – one of self discovery. Silencing Rebecca is a fun and engaging read that fuses contemporary narratives with pious tradition and stirring folklore.”—Regan Treewater-Lipes, Alberta Jewish News You can read the …

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CALGARY BOOK LAUNCH: Thomas Trofimuk — The Elephant on Karlův Bridge w/ Will Ferguson

THURSDAY OCT 13 at 7 PMSHELF LIFE BOOKS, CALGARYFREE Join Shelf Life Books and Thistledown Press for the launch of Thomas Trofimuk’s new novel The Elephant on Karlův Bridge. Thomas will be joined in conversation by author Will Ferguson. If you’d like to attend, please register! You can do so here. Though masks are voluntary, …

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AUTHOR APPEARANCE: Nikki Vogel — Industry Night #1: Writing Across Genres for Younger Audiences

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 at 7 PMSHELF LIFE BOOKS, CALGARYFREE Join Shelf Life Books for their very first Industry Night, a monthly panel discussion on writing, publishing, and all things books! Each event will feature three panelists and an expert moderator/host. This month’s theme is Writing Across Genres for Younger Audiences. Participants will explore the challenges …

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SASKATOON BOOK LAUNCH: David Carpenter with Dave Marghoshes

Thursday Oct 13 2022 7:00 pm, Mcnally Robinson Saskatoon, Travel Alcove + YouTube Join David Carpenter for the hybrid launch of I Never Met a Rattlesnake I Didn’t Like (Thistledown Press). With in-conversation host Dave Margoshes. The launch will be hosted live in the Travel Alcove of McNally Robinson Booksellers, Saskatoon and also available as a simultaneous YouTube stream with live …

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