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Remembering Alistair MacLeod – a literary giant, unfailingly generous mentor and much beloved friend, husband and father

(April 30, 2014) Alistair MacLeod’s works as part of the Canadian literary canon are deceptively modest in number, but immense in their power, influence and resonance. His exquisitely crafted words, his achingly beautiful images and utterly unforgettable souls live in our hearts. “All of us are better when we’re loved” concludes his iconic, internationally acclaimed novel No Great Mischief. As revered as it and his astonishing short story collections are, so was he beloved as an academic, mentor, colleague, stalwart of many communities, and devoted friend, husband and father.

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Lynn Coady Wins The 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Toronto, ON (November 5, 2013)Lynn Coady has been named the 2013 winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize for her short story collection Hellgoing, published by House of Anansi Press. The announcement was made at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, attended by nearly 500 members of the publishing, media and arts communities. The gala aired on CBC Television at 9 p.m. (9.30 p.m. NT).

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