Illustration by Camila Picheco

Illustration by Camila Picheco

Camila Picheco was born in Brazil but has lived in Montreal since 2011. She has been working as a 2D animation artist in Montreal since 2018, and as a freelance illustrator since 2010 mostly using watercolours.
The Consulting Trap

The Consulting Trap

With a clear organizing structure, Hurl and Werner's book succeeds as a citizen’s guide to modern consulting.

By Noah Ciubotaru

Illustration by Camila Picheco

Illustration by Camila Picheco

Camila Picheco was born in Brazil but has lived in Montreal since 2011. She has been working as a 2D animation artist in Montreal since 2018, and as a freelance illustrator since 2010 mostly using watercolours.

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Klara du Plessis and Khashayar “Kess” Mohammadi's poetic collaboration is playful and deeply felt.

By Emily Mernin

Naniki

Naniki

Oonya Kempadoo's novel is a love letter to the Caribbean and its light-flecked waters.

By Val Rwigema

Catinat Boulevard

Caroline Vu’s most ambitious book yet takes a bold approach to her themes of race and cultural identity.

By Olivia Shan

Food School

Food School

Jade Armstrong pivots between trauma jokes, confession, and explaining how disordered eating plays out emotionally.

By Emily Raine

Here Is Still Here

Here Is Still Here

Sivan Slapak’s prose touches on truths about aging, family, friendship, and what makes a life.

By Tina Wayland

Listening in Many Publics

Listening in Many Publics

Jay Ritchie’s second collection admixes an anxious, capitalist surrealism with the fleeting liminality of memory.

By Ronny Litvack-Katzman

The Calf with Two Heads

The Calf with Two Heads

Louisa Blair's book is a whimsical and entertaining collection of vignettes about Canada's first naturalists.

By Alexander Hackett

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