Black Rock: An Eddie Dougherty Mystery by John McFetridge was reviewed in the March 4, 2014 issue of Kirkus Reviews. Reviewer J. Kingston Pierce wrote, "Canadian author/screenwriter John McFetridge has earned critical praise for Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (2008) and other previous works, but is still looking for a 'breakout book.' With its well-etched family drama and dynamic historical background, Black Rock might finally be the one."
We're sad to hear of the passing of Billy Robinson at 74. Born in Manchester, England, Robinson became a fierce competitor in the pro wrestling world and was inducted into the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011.
Winter is almost over, we swear. Which means it's almost time for our Spring Literary Party! Join us on May 12th at The Piston for a night with some talented literary writers.
ECW Press and Dundurn Press invite you to join us on a Crime Spree: An Evening of Crime Fiction.
aka bpNichol: a preliminary biography by Frank Davey was reviewed in issue #217 of Canadian Literature. Reviewer Kit Dobson wrote, "A useful history of an important poet who was central to multiple writing communities and will hopefully enable future contributions in this area."