- CBC Books asked around and came up with a list of 68 must-read Canadian poetry books, included our very own Mogul Recollected by Richard Outram. Learn who else made the list here.
- What happens when you ask people on the street to name a book? The results are … quite shockingly bad.
- For Short Story Month, we celebrated the work of noted fiction writer and poet Leon Rooke, who is ever ready with a clever turn of phrase. Check out some of his books, and read an excerpt of his work, on the blog.
- Who will buy your book? Some important home truths about the writing life from an experienced author.
- And finally, if you’ve ever wondered what it takes to write a memoir, check out the memoirists’ roundtable over at 49th Shelf. You’ll also learn more about Ian Hampton’s Jan in 35 Pieces, which is now available in print from PQL!
Lots of exciting and intriguing PQL content in this week’s roundup. It’s always nice to see some interest in our books, both new and old!