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An excerpt from Michelle Butler Hallet's This Marlowe

Coins fell on his face. Dreaming of Tom’s kisses, he twitched. Let me sleep.

Kit lay on his back, on a straw tick and wooden pallet, upturned palms framing his head. Coarse brown hair, threaded with grey like his beard, straggled past his shoulders from beneath a snug woollen cap, and the blue circles under his eyes reached his cheekbones. He wore clothes for winter, the fabric fraying and holed: decrepit hose and slop breeches, and, beneath a leather jerkin, three layered shirts...

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Debra Komar wins 2016 Canadian Author Award

The winners of the 2016 Canadian Authors Awards

were announced on Saturday at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre during the Canadian Writers' Summit.

Included in this year’s recipients was The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr., which won the 2016 Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History.

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Vice Chief of the Defence Staff expresses regret

“The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) recognize that those affected by this horrific tragedy have struggled with the long-term effects of the trauma they experienced and regret that it took this long to formally recognize and address this tragedy.” 
— Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff

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Soraya Peerbaye nominated for Tell: Poems for a Girlhood

Goose Lane Editions extends our heartfelt congratulations to Soraya Peerbaye whose stunning collection Tell: Poems for a Girlhood (PEDLAR PRESS) has been recognized with nomiations for both the Griffin Prize and the Trillium Awards.

Peerabaye's first book of poetry, Poems for the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, was published by Goose Lane Editions in 2009.

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The Bastard of Fort Stikine Wins 2016 Book Award

The Prince Edward Island Book Awards were presented at a gala celebration in Charlottetown on Saturday. Included in the list of this year’s recipients was The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr. by forensic anthropologist and former island resident Debra Komar. Lori Cheverie of the independent bookstore Bookmark accepted the Prince Edward Island Book Award for Non-fiction on behalf of Ms. Komar.

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