Writing and Publishing
$1 million donation to Stella Forever Fund
On its tenth anniversary, the literary foundation that supports women writers has received a significant boost.
Author care and the precarity of publicists
From burnout to harassment, we dip into the muddy territory of author care and expectations on the literary publicist.
Don't ditch digital says accessibility advocate
In our last Recovery Roadmap webinar for 2021, Caroline Bowditch asserts that the gains of COVID era events should not…
Hanukkah 2021: Light will lead the way
During the Festival of Lights, there are plenty of events that celebrate the resilience and dedication of Jewish artists, creators…
Two books win the SPN Book of the Year Award 2021
Echoes and codes: experimental winners in the small press world of publishing.
Translating the language of animals
Author Laura Jean McKay looks at the way we write about the environment as a way of understanding it while…
Vale Doug MacLeod
MacLeod, whose career spanned children's books and musical theatre to television comedy, is much missed.
ICYMI: the week's arts news
The latest arts news, from festival updates, what's coming to our stages, and hitting the galleries this weekend.
Book review: Last Letter to a Reader, Gerald Murnane
Murnane delivers a 'constellation of ideas' in this collection of essays.
Book review: Devotion, Hannah Kent
Hannah Kent’s stunning third book is a queer love story that transcends time and space.