IN THE MEDIA: Biblioasis Round-Up
They say his face got stuck like that
Happy Pub Day to Ray Robertson, whose novel 1979 hit shelves in Canada March 6. He talks to Metro News about factory towns and adolescence, and in his hometown paper, Chatham Daily News, he remembers the urban myth his father told to scare him.
Welcome Back, Iconoclast
We’re looking forward to May and not having to wear shoes the release of Terry Griggs’ The Iconoclast’s Journal, which David Worsley of Words Worth Books says “never should have gone out of print.” Agreed! End the tyranny of laces! I mean The Iconoclast’s Journal will release us from our tired institutions in less than two months.
No Fault In Our Stars
Paige Cooper’s Zolitude continues garnering praise, this time in Toronto Star. Of this debut collection, Brett Josef Grubisic says, “across fourteen stories Cooper builds strange, genre-defying, sci-fi- and fantasy-infused realities that are distinctly her own. Truly, they’re like nothing else you’ve read lately.”