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June 2016

Monday June 6, 2016
Writer on Campus Presents: Cecily Nicholson

Friday June 10, 2016
Book Launch: Juliane Okot Bitek, with Cecily Nicholson and Jordan Abel in Vancouver

Tuesday June 14, 2016
Play: "7 Stories" in Calgary

Wednesday June 15, 2016
Jónína Kirton at the Canadian Creative Writers Summit

Thursday June 16, 2016
Lakeside Play Readings in Toronto

July 2016

Thursday July 14, 2016
Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival 2016​

November 2016

Wednesday November 9, 2016
Play: “Mom’s the Word” in Winnipeg

May 2017

Thursday May 4, 2017
Play: “Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth” in Kamloops, BC
Posted: Monday July 16, 2012
Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure - The Third Mind

Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure are set to release their all new album “The Piano Poems – Live From San Francisco” on Oglio Records August 14th, 2012.

This video clip from the Oglio Home Video release “The Third Mind” gives a short history of these two great artists and their collaboration.

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Thursday May 26, 2016 in Meta-Talon

It’s Short Story Month. Read some short stories!

We’re deep into May, and it’s really beginning to feel like summer. Luckily, it’s also Short Story Month! Hard-hitting Poetry Month (April) has passed, but we’re not yet lounging on beaches with our novels. To keep you reading in the meantime, pick up a book of short stories! Here are five published by Talonbooks, which you may find edifying and delightsome.

page as bone – ink as blood cover Thursday May 19, 2016 in Meta-Talon

Meta-Talon Interviews: Jónína Kirton

Talon editor Shazia Hafiz Ramji talks to Jónína Kirton about her debut book of poetry, page as bone – ink as blood, the role of ritual, the lyric “I,” the writing process and ancestral memory.

[Human Tissue cover] Tuesday May 17, 2016 in Meta-Talon

In Review: Human Tissue by Weyman Chan

Today on Meta-Talon, poet Linda Rogers reviews Weyman Chan’s new collection, Human Tissue.

Thursday May 12, 2016 in Meta-Talon

Read a scene from Inside the Seed, a modern-day retelling of Oedipus Rex

Winner of the 2015 Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding Original Script, Inside the Seed is a contemporary version of Oedipus Rex reimagined as a darkly comic political thriller. Today on Meta-Talon, read an excerpt from this high-stakes play.

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CURRENT FRONT LIST


 

Ebooks (Full List)

Talonbooks
Backlist

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Human Tissue

Weyman Chan
Poetry

[Injun cover]
Injun

Jordan Abel
Poetry


Inside the Seed

Jason Patrick Rothery
Frontlist

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Mend the Living

Maylis de Kerangal
Translated by Jessica Moore
Fiction


Pound @ Guantánamo

Clint Burnham
Poetry

[Price Paid cover]
Price Paid

Bev Sellars
Frontlist

[Running on Fumes cover]
Running on Fumes

Christian Guay-Poliquin
Translated by Jacob Homel
Fiction


Scree

Fred Wah
Edited by Jeff Derksen
Introduction by Jeff Derksen
Poetry

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Sextet

Morris Panych
Drama

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Studies in Description

Carl Peters
Non-Fiction

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th book

bill bissett
Poetry

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The Watershed

Annabel Soutar
Drama

[We the Family cover]
We the Family

George F. Walker
Introduction by Chris Johnson
Drama


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