The Anansi Blog

Lisa Moore will pick the perfect book for your summer goals June 17 2013

Want Lisa Moore to pick the perfect book for you this summer? Send your summer goals to contests@houseofanansi.com. *Contest closes at midnight on June 19th. Canadian residents only please, excluding Quebec. Your entry may be read to the Internet by Lisa Moore.

Anansi Girls contest is in full swing November 02 2009

We were lucky enough to host three of our five Anansi Girls last week for a poster-signing party as part of our Anansi Girls and the Art of Book Club Maintenance contest. The five winning book clubs will each receive a visit from one of these Anansi authors, along with free books and an autographed … Read More

Author visits at Anansi! October 29 2009

This week has been a busy one here at House of Anansi and Groundwood Books, with many of our authors in town for the International Festival of Authors and other events. A few were able to find the time to drop by our offices and graciously sign some books — thanks, guys!

A visit from Diana Athill October 27 2009

Diana Athill, legendary editor and author of Life Class, came to our office for afternoon tea while in town for her IFOA PEN Canada event with Alice Munro. That’s right, people — we had tea with Diana Athill. No big deal or anything, but the woman is a full-out legend. She’s also funny, sharp, and … Read More