The Anansi Blog

Brighten Up Your Bookshelf with Three Colourful Titles! October 31 2016

We at Anansi hope you’re surrounded by the most appealing Autumn transition — it can be a chilly time of year, but it can also be a beautiful one. Because things can never be too colourful, we thought we’d do our part to make the Fall reading season an enjoyable one by giving you the … Read More

Brighten Up Your Bookshelf with Three Colourful Titles! October 31 2016

We at Anansi hope you’re surrounded by the most appealing Autumn transition — it can be a chilly time of year, but it can also be a beautiful one. Because things can never be too colourful, we thought we’d do our part to make the Fall reading season an enjoyable one by giving you the … Read More

Original Artwork from The Outside Circle – Guest Post by Kelly Mellings June 21 2016

Throughout National Aboriginal History Month we’ll be highlighting works about Aboriginal history, including book excerpts, illustrator interviews, and author guests posts. The following is a guest post from Kelly Mellings, who illustrated The Outside Circle. Mellings has provided stunning original artwork, including 4 rough versions of the cover, as well as two mockups of the final cover. … Read More

Four New Wallpapers from The Outside Circle May 05 2015

In The Outside Circle, a graphic novel by Patti LaBoucane-Benson with artwork by Kelly Mellings, two Aboriginal brothers surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, and gang violence try to overcome centuries of historic trauma and bring about positive change in their lives. To mark the launch of the book, we’ve pulled some of our favourite artwork straight … Read More