LRC Weekend

Literary snapshots from across Canada.

Bring on the new weekend. Every other Saturday, LRC Weekend delivers a free glimpse into Canada’s book world and a roundup of literary news — straight to your inbox. Sign up today!

No. 21 – Have Poetry, Will Travel
Bite-sized literary works delight Halifax commuters
by Cheryl Bell

No. 20 – Backstage Pass
Behind the scenes of a Zadie Smith reading
by Rachna Raj Kaur

No. 19 – The Grass Is Greener
A walk through Winnipeg’s urban forest
by Jill Wilson

No. 18 – Ties That Bind
A timeworn craft in a modern world
by Kirsten Brassard

No. 17 – Riding the Fourth Wave
Sally Armstrong shifts the conversation
by Alexander Sallas

No. 16 – Trivial Pursuits
Readers in Calgary get stumped
by Jess Nicol

No. 15 – The Bookless Library
Grand spaces by the river
by Omar Khafagy

No. 14 – Water Feature
A festival on the Northumberland Shore turns twenty
by Cheryl Bell

No. 13 – The Write Stuff
Elevating one’s craft in Banff
by Matthew J. Trafford

No. 12 – Rock on a Roll
Newfoundland and Labrador dominate the Atlantic Book Awards
by Brad Dunne

No. 11 – Books over Broadway
A celebration of reading in Saskatoon
by Grant Lawrence

No. 10 – Woman about Town
A different kind of book launch from a different kind of politician
by Sharon Engbrecht

No. 9 – The Book Bank
Investing in children’s literacy
by Bronwyn Drainie

No. 8 – Fighting Words
For sports fans, ECW means more than Extreme Championship Wrestling
by Scott Letkeman

No. 7 – Booked for the Day
Celebrating literary independence
by Alexander Sallas

No. 6 – A Book without a Home
Writing about China was the easy part
by Tom Hawthorn

No. 5 – Writer’s Block
Recording a nation’s stories in stone
by Hattie Klotz

No. 4 – Print Run
A young writer from PEI races into publishing
by Kyle Wyatt

No. 3 – The Lunchtime Club
Unpacking Split Tooth in Yellowknife
by Tanya Roach

No. 2 – A Night in Words
Going beyond Sam McGee at the Whitehorse Literary Pub Crawl
by Amy Kenny

No. 1 – A Seat at the Launch
On babies, seniors, and planning for the crash
by Elaine Anselmi

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