Category Archives: Readings

On Carolyn Pogue reading at Owl’s Nest Books in Calgary last Saturday

Carolyn Pogue is on the homepage of Calgary is Awesome today! She read from Gwen in West Wind Calling to a packed house at Owl’s Nest Books on Saturday, with fellow Sumach Press author Gail Sidonie Sobat coming all the … Continue reading

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Carmen Rodriguez reads at Word on the Street in Vancouver — twice!

Carmen Rodriguez will read at two locations this next Sunday (September 30) for Word on the Street Vancouver. First, in the Canada Writes Tent at 11:20:

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Carmen Rodriguez reads in Alberta and BC this September

Carmen Rodriguez is reading in a dizzying number of places over the next few months, and we’re happy to present the first half of the dates here, today. Starting this week, Carmen will read in Edmonton and Calgary. Details are: … Continue reading

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Video: Carmen Rodriguez at the Toronto Women’s Bookstore Nov 10

After a great introduction by Ann Decter, Carmen Rodríguez was in fine form at TWB last Thursday. What follows her selection of readings from Retribution is a talk about the emergence of theme in the novel, the act of translation, … Continue reading

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Retribution and current affairs in Chile

Retribution is the product of over a decade of preparation and writing. The Martinez family live through twentieth-century Chile, and through them the novel touches on a history that has held the attention of the world over for decades. But … Continue reading

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Retribution a novel by Carmen Rodríguez

This November, Women’s Press Literary will release the first novel by Carmen Rodríguez, Retribution. Retribution tells the intertwining histories of three generations of Martínez women who are devastated by the 1973 Chilean military coup and forced to emigrate in the … Continue reading

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Field notes, reflections, and unanswered questions from the Jones Tribute and book co-launch with Coach House last night

So last night at The Shop under Parts and Labour in Parkdale, writers, readers, and punk fans got reintroduced to the work of Daniel Jones. The night began in a spirited tribute where MC, Poet and Jones-Champion Kevin Connolly raised … Continue reading

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