until spring

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Dear Internet,It’s not you, it’s me. I’ve been online since 1993. It started with Gopher, The English Server, and a little cyber hole-in-the-wall called D-Con. I loved that geeky, text-only frontier and the sense of freedom that came along with it. It was filled with other nerds like me, conversing, MUDing, and searching through library holdings into the wee hours …

Canada Reads 2011 Launch

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Whew…what a crazy couple of days it’s been. I’m still not quite caught up on sleep yet, but I thought I’d post a little behind the scenes slide show of the Canada Reads 2011 launch in Toronto. I’m still pinching myself over the fact that The Birth House was chosen by Debbie Travis for the CBC’s 10th anniversary “battle of …

"another day in the life of the arts"

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The news came at 7:15 am – Gaspereau Press co-owner Andrew Steeves announced to Don Connolly on CBC Nova Scotia’s Information Morning that a deal has been made to get more copies of the Sentimentalists on bookstore shelves. (You can read their official press release here.) According to Steeves, plans for an alliance with BC publisher Douglas & McIntyre and …