Category Archives: Women’s Press Literary

Angela James launches at the reopened Mattamy Athletic Centre (Maple Leaf Gardens)

Join us on Thursday, November 8 at 7pm for the launch of Angela James: The First Superstar of Women’s Hockey. We’ll be celebrating the book with none other than Angela James herself and authors Tom Bartsiokas and Corey Long. They will discuss … Continue reading

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Angela James featured in the Sports section of the Toronto Star

So tomorrow we have our launch for Angela James: The First superstar of Women’s Hockey. If you’d like something great to read in the meantime, how about the feature on Angela in yesterday’s Star Sports section? Follow this link for … 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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Memorial for eco-feminist Rosalie Bertell

On Saturday, September 29, at 7 p.m., friends of Rosalie Bertell will gather at Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, to remember one of the most influential people of our time. Rosalie was a Grey Nun … Continue reading

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Next Reading for Carmen Rodriguez

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Lillian Allen at Sheroes 10 performing with the fabulous House of Monroe

Sheroes is an amazing group whose monthly party series has run in Toronto since last year. They’ve dedicated each night to a positive icon in pop culture, showing video, spoken word and performance inspired by one of the “League of … Continue reading

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Retribution by Carmen Rodríguez—nominee for the 2012 International Latino Book Award

We are pleased to announce that Retribution by Carmen Rodríguez has been nominated for the International Latino Book Award in the popular fiction category. The awards will take place on June 5that the Instituto Cervantes in Midtown Manhattan, during Book … Continue reading

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A sneak preview of the next in the Women Who Rock Series: Angela James

Without further ado, the next biography in the Women Who Rock Series will be on hockey superstar Angela James. As one of the most dominant players ever to lace up the skates, who came from humble beginnings and fought adversity … 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 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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