Canadian literature

CanLit aglow thanks to Munro

Alice Munro has done Canadian literature a great favour by winning the Nobel Prize.Continue...

Out with Shakespeare, in with Wagamese

One Canadian school board has gone against the Anglo-centric grain of Canadian English classes by introducing a new curriculum focused on Indigenous Canadian literature, drawing attention to the wider lack of First Nation representation in a Canadian education.Continue...

What the CanLit controversy means to an aspiring Canadian writer

Dear Canadian literature —I think it’s time we see other people.Continue...

2016’s most anticipated Canadian page-turners

Most people write down a list of resolutions and goals as a way of ringing in the new year. Some clean out their closets, while others sit down with their loved ones to reminisce.Continue...

Book review: The Book of Negroes

Canadian author Lawrence Hill’s novel The Book of Negroes is an enlightening work that documents the journey of a young girl sold into slavery after being abducted from her...Continue...

Review: Rebecca Lee’s Bobcat and Other Stories

When was the last time you read a short story — not for class, but for fun?

If you can’t think of an answer, or if that answer happens to be “never”, you’re missing out on the...Continue...