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Special Feature! Interview with FOLD Festival Guest Author Chase Joynt

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YOLO is old news. For truly interesting stories, consider YOLT — which is both the title of and driving philosophy behind You Only Live Twice (Coach House Books), by trans writer and media artist Chase Joynt and HIV-positive movie artist Mike Hoolboom.

Special Feature! Friends of Toronto's Type Books Look Back on 10 Years of Indie Bookselling

It's no stretch to say that Queen West just wouldn't be Queen West without Type Books. In the indie bookstore's ten year lifespan, it has become as iconic and essential a part of Toronto's west end as Trinity Bellwoods, the park that faces the beloved little shop. There isn't a book lover in Toronto who won't rave about Type, from its perfectly curated shelves to its brilliant staff. A true community destination for readings, children's programs, and most importantly, remarkable reads, Type is the rare store that has become more than a store and evolved to be a part of Torontonians' lives.

Call for Submissions! The OBPO's What's Your Story Writing Competition

Everyone has a story — what's yours? You've got the perfect chance to tell it in the OBPO's Short Prose and Poetry Competition for Emerging Writers.

The Ontario Book Publishers Organization is accepting submissions until May 9, 2016 for the competition as part of What’s Your Story?, a new series of events that celebrates the literary communities in four different community hubs: Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, and East York.

In the summer of 2016, literary events will be held in each of these neighbourhoods featuring one winning emerging author and their works (along with three established writers). There will be a total of four winning, emerging authors.

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