Tuesday, 28 May 2013

PLCN at Congress, May 31 to June 4

We're heading to Victoria, BC to showcase our books at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences from June 1 through to and including June 4. Stop by booth 16 and 17 to get fabulous deals on newly published titles and old favourites. Some of our newly released titles include Michael Healey's Proud, Daniel MacIvor's The Best Brothers, Colleen Murphy's The Goodnight Bird, Don Hannah's The Cave Painter & The Woodcutter, Joseph Jomo Pierre's Shakespeare's Nigga, Florence Gibson MacDonald's How Do I Love Thee?, and more!

Please note the office will be closed from May 31 to June 7, and will reopen June 10. Any orders placed in our online store will be processed when we return.

Monday, 27 May 2013

Donna-Michelle Receives the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award

Congratulations to Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, author of Gas Girls, who is among the seven artists to be honoured with the Canada Council's 2013 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award!

This Is War Awarded Best Canadian Play

Hannah Moscovitch's This Is War picked up the 2013 Toronto Theatre Critics' Award for Best Canadian Play. Keep an eye out for the book to be published this fall!

Check out the Globe and Mail for a full list of winners.      

Friday, 24 May 2013

The Unplugging Nominated for Outstanding Original Script

The Jessie Richardson Theatre Award nominees were recently announced, and we're thrilled that Yvette Nolan's The Unplugging has been nominated for Outstanding Original Script in the Theatre for Young Audiences category!
And just in time for the book's publication in June! 

Check out the full list of nominees: http://www.jessies.ca/

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Friday, 10 May 2013

Florence Gibson MacDonald on Writing and Suburban Life

On the heels of her recently published play, How Do I Love Thee?, Florence Gibson MacDonald sat down with the Thornhill Liberal to discuss work life and her move from the bustle of the big city to the quaint suburban Thornhill, Ontario. (There’s also some talk about opiates and addiction in there.)

You can also check out Open Book: Toronto’s interview with Florence in March.