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THREE ANANSI TITLES SHORTLISTED FOR GOVERNOR GENERAL’S LITERARY AWARD October 05 2016

We’re thrilled to announce that three House of Anansi Press authors have been shortlisted for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Awards: Fiction: The Break, Katherena Vermette Poetry: The Waking Comes Late, Stephen Heighton English Non-fiction: In-Between Days, Teva Harrison As Canada’s national literary awards, the GGs represent the rich diversity of Canadian literature. Some 1,600 … Read More

THREE ANANSI TITLES SHORTLISTED FOR GOVERNOR GENERAL’S LITERARY AWARD October 05 2016

We’re thrilled to announce that three House of Anansi Press authors have been shortlisted for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Awards: Fiction: The Break, Katherena Vermette Poetry: The Waking Comes Late, Stephen Heighton English Non-fiction: In-Between Days, Teva Harrison As Canada’s national literary awards, the GGs represent the rich diversity of Canadian literature. Some 1,600 … Read More

New Releases from Anansi this April April 03 2016

April is Poetry Month! Along with 4 stunning collections of poetry comes a graphic memoir about living with cancer, a tale from one of Canada’s funniest literary talents, and an inspiring true story about two young concentration camp survivors.   A Pillow Book by Suzanne Buffam Available: April 09 Not a narrative. Not an essay. Not … Read More

A Cosmos by Steven Heighton March 31 2016

A Cosmos by Steven Heighton In the wake of a month-long crimson tide, as if the blighted sea were bleeding out, phosphorescent plankton lapped the coastline, so every night the caps of the great combers, luminescing green in black waters, under a sky-tide of stars, drew crowds down to Tragos Beach. Third night somebody went … Read More