The Anansi Blog

Guest post from Julie Booker, author of UP UP UP April 06 2011

Fate has sent me everything I’ve ever wished for in one year — the publication of my first book and twin boys. Two months after giving birth, [House of Anansi President and Publisher] Sarah MacLachlan asked me to accompany her to an IFAO luncheon of esteemed agents and publishers from around the globe. It was … Read More

An insider’s look at CIVIL ELEGIES with guest blogger DENNIS LEE December 11 2009

The 1972 Governor General’s Award-winning work of poet Dennis Lee is brought to life by Soulpepper Academy graduates Mike Ross and Lorenzo Savoini, dramatized and set to music in a way that speaks to the heart of what Canada was, is and could be. December 3 to December 24, 2009 Directed by Albert Schultz Featuring … Read More

Featured blogger: Jennifer Knoch of The KIRBC December 04 2009

Here at Anansi, we’ve been fans of Jen’s excellent blog, The Keepin’ It Real Book Club (KIRBC), for some time. When I got in touch with Jen to see if she’d be interested in reviewing Gil Adamson’s lovely collection of linked short stories, Help Me, Jacques Cousteau, her enthusiasm was palpable. So, without further ado, … Read More