Month: April 2014

April 24, 2014

Alistair MacLeod 1937-2014

Alistair MacLeod at Lakefield Literary Festival, 2009

We are sad to report Alistair MacLeod, beloved Canadian writer, has passed away.   “Alistair MacLeod was that rare combination of a great writer and a great man. Whenever he appeared in public at readings or other literary events, people recognized that they were in the presence of greatness that was very humble. And they Continue Reading –>

April 14, 2014

Thomas King wins RBC Taylor Prize

Thomas King is the winner of RBC’s 2014 Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction, for his work The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America, published by Doubleday Canada.

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