Kai Cheng Thom, Amber Dawn, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha at Verses Festival, Vancouver (April 2017)

Arsenal authors Kai Cheng Thom, Amber Dawn, and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha join forces with Kama La Mackerel for an appearance at Vancouver's Verses Festival on April 25.

Claudia Casper: The Mercy Journals wins Philip K. Dick Award for Science Fiction (April 2017)

Claudia Casper's acclaimed novel The Mercy Journals won the Philip K. Dick Award for Distinguished Science Fiction at a ceremony in Seattle on April 12.

Sarah Schulman & Vivek Shraya: Publishing Triangle Award finalists (March 2017)

Sarah Schulman (Conflict Is Not Abuse) and Vivek Shraya (Even this page is white) are finalists for the 2017 Publishing Triangle Awards.

Darcy & Randy Shore: Home and Away Vancouver launch on May 3 (May 2017)

The Vancouver launch for Home and Away, Darcy and Randy Shore's new cookbook about foods from around the world that remind us of being home as well as away, takes place at Book Warehouse Main Street on May 3.

Nicole Markotic with Suzette Mayr in Calgary on May 4 (May 2017)

Nicole Markotic reads from her new YA novel Rough Patch along with Suzette Mayr at Shelf Life Books in Calgary on May 4.

Marcelino Truong at PEN World Voices Festival in New York (May 2017)

Marcelino Truong, author of the acclaimed graphic memoir about the early years of the Vietnam war, Such a Lovely Little War, appears at two events at the PEN World Voices Festival in New York on May 5 and 6.

Female Trouble launches in Baltimore on May 13 (May 2017)

Christine Holmlund's Female Trouble: A Queer Film Classic, about John Waters' legendary comedy film starring Divine, launches in John Waters' hometown of Baltimore on May 13.