Category Archives: TNQ Writers in the News

Kim’s Canlit-news round-up

A love of the arts is something communicated in the culture of a family, perhaps also in the genes, so it is not surprising that mine is not the only literary offspring of TNQ. Poetry editor John Vardon (you can read his interview with poet Marilyn Bowering in our upcoming winter issue) tells me his [...]

Brag Time at the turn of the year, 2012

TNQ likes to show off its own, both writers and editors. For those poetry keeners who’d enjoy listening in on some literary talk while polishing off the eggnog, cleaning out the year’s clutter, strapping on cross country skis, or writing — yet again — to thank great Aunt Hilda for the fruitcake, here’s a link [...]

Best Canadian Essays

The 2011 edition of Tightrope Books’ Best Canadian Essays is now in bookstores.  This year’s edition features two fabulous essays originally published in TNQ: Caroline Adderson’s Magazine As Muse (a recurring TNQ feature) piece from issue #113, “Highlights for Children,” about (you guessed it) her love of Highlights for Children (and an early stint as [...]

Miranda Hill in the news

When we saw and accepted Miranda Hill’s story “Rise: A Requiem” for the QuArc issue, I confess we were thinking Journey Prize winner. And so it was with mixed emotion that we heard she is short-listed for this year’s prize, our giddy excitement for the successes elsewhere of everyone we publish—but especially of those writers [...]

Are you tired of our bragging yet?

We can’t help it if our writers kick lit-award butt. The Giller longlist is out, and four TNQ writers are on the list! David Bezmozgis [100] is nominated for his novel, The Free World Clark Blaise [XII.3] is nominated for his collection of short stories, The Meagre Tarmac Genni Gun [XX.4] is nomination for her [...]

Re-Lit longlist is out. It’s a long list!

The ReLit Award, the “pre-eminent literary prize recognizing independent Canadian publishing,” is awarded annually to book-length works in three categories: novels, short fiction, and poetry. Although there is no cash prize, winners receive what may very well be the coolest ring in Canada, which looks like it it would look great on the hand of [...]


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