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Lola Lemire Tostevin

At the Risk of Sounding is Lola Tostevin’s second book of essays. The first, Subject to Criticism was published by Mercury Press in 1995. She has also published eight poetry collections,...

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2015 11 30 21 23 11

Lance Olsen

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2014 09 29 01 15 51
Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker

Abraham “Bram” Stoker (8 November 1847—20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. He was the author of twelve novels,...

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2013 03 07 21 13 00
Misha Nogha

Misha Nogha

Misha Nogha is the author of five books: Walk the Red Road, Magpies & Tigers, Ke-Qua-Hawk-As, Prayers of Steel, and the ground-breaking cyber-punk novel Red...

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2012 12 13 22 29 40
Lesley McAllister

Lesley McAllister

Lesley McAllister is the author of Between You And Me: Poems From The Alzheimer Bus Trips (The Mercury Press) and two works of fiction: The Blue House (Aya Press) and No Habla Español...

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2012 12 09 22 15 57
Eddie Mumford

Eddie Mumford

A young writer living in Toronto, Ontario, Eddie Mumford received his Honours Degree in English from York University, as well as a best-essay award on the humour and horror of cannibalism in Neronian literature....

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2012 12 04 04 29 37
Michael Dean

Michael Dean

Michael Dean is a writer living in Toronto.  He has been a performance artist and sound poet, having performed across Canada and in Europe.  He is one of the founding editors of the writers’ press...

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2012 12 02 16 34 32
Melody Sumner Carnahan

Melody Sumner Carnahan

Melody Sumner Carnahan has nine books in print, including two award-winning story collections, with dozens of short works published in national and international periodicals and anthologies, including...

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2012 11 30 18 22 50
Joshua W. James

Joshua W. James

Joshua W. James is the author of “Dead Elephants”, a short story which was selected as a winner in the Toronto Star’s annual short story contest in 1998.  He divides his time between Newmarket...

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2012 10 06 23 58 02
Edwin A. Abbott

Edwin A. Abbott

Edwin A. Abbott (1838 – 1926) was primarily an educator and theologian, having studied the classics, theology and mathematics at Cambridge in England. His later life was devoted to both literary and...

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2012 08 06 14 29 07
Guy Ewing

Guy Ewing

Guy Ewing’s first book of poetry, Hearing, and answering with music, was published by The Mercury Press in 2009. For the past few years, he has been exploring musicality in poetry through improvised...

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2012 02 16 16 19 08
Gerry Shikatani

Gerry Shikatani

Gerry Shikatani is the author of several books, including Aqueduct, A Sparrow's Food (The Coach House Press), Lake and Other Stories (The Mercury Press)-- which was translated...

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2011 12 09 22 32 44
Richard Truhlar

Richard Truhlar

Richard Truhlar is the author of nine books including A Porcelain Cup Placed There (Coach House), Parisian Novels (The Front Press), Utensile Paradise (Aya Press), Figures...

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2011 11 15 13 04 52
Opal Louis Nations

Opal Louis Nations

Opal Louis Nations was born in Brighton, England. During the mid-1960s he worked as lead vocalist in London clubs with the late Alexis Korner’s Band, and later his own group, The Frays. He helped popularize...

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2011 11 15 13 03 52
Mark Miller

Mark Miller

Mark Miller has been a writer — journalist, critic, author, historian —and photographer in the field of music, specifically jazz, for more than 35 years. He is the author of 10 books, and served from...

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2011 11 15 13 02 34
Brian Dedora

Brian Dedora

"Breaking twenty years of publishing silence with the publication of A Slice of Voice at the Edge of Hearing (The Mercury Press) in 2009, plus retirement looming, it was time to devote myself...

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2011 11 15 13 00 07