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Certifiable

McGimpsey’s file already includes three collections of poetry – Lardcake, Dogboy, and Hamburger Valley, California – and Imagining Baseball, a critical study on the place of the sport in popular culture. The titles alone indicate that this is not an ordinary poet/academic. Now close your eyes and add certifiable, an enjoyably odd collection of short […]

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It’s Not About the Money

“They have a passion to do it. They’re highly intelligent, deeply in love with literature. They’re often writers themselves. They’re a very interesting group of people.” Steve Luxton of DC Books is talking about his confreres in the community of Canada’s small literary presses. While they may not boast instant name recognition among Canadian readers, […]