- The Governor General’s Award finalists were chosen this week. Highlights include PQL friends JonArno Lawson and Robyn Sarah. Check out the full list of winners on the web.
- Governor General’s Award winner and PQL alum Robyn Sarah spoke to Jason Guriel at Partisan Magazine about her GG nomination, her favourite hidden gems in Canadian poetry (M. Travis Lane!), and what she looks for in poetry.
- Here’s something a little different—an essay on how author photos change the way we read. Particularly a propos in this era of social media and selfies.
- Loving this amusingly wry list of things NOT to do in the library. That means you, heavy typists!
- And the photo of the week is this ode to typography and gravity. Because people do think about this stuff.
That’s it for this week’s super-de-duper update. Be sure to check out our awesome events next week, including the launch of Alec Dempster’s Lotería Huasteca on November 2 and the launch of Christopher Pratt’s Thoughts on Driving to Venus on November 5.