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Weekly Round Up: Open Book Toronto

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Open Book Toronto

A quiet week (probably due to the past weekend's food coma), yet here is another edition of the Weekly Round-up of Open Book: Toronto.

Spencer Gordon discusses his literary debut, Cosmo, with Open Book in an edition of On Writing. Spencer talks to Open Book today about his first collection of short stories, pop culture and the short story. Read it here

Looking for an insider's guide to publishing your creative work? Former president and publisher of Penguin Canada, Cynthia Good, who is the current director of Humber's Creative Book Publishing Program, and Jennifer Murray of Porch Light Consulting, who has been Penguin's director of marketing and Kids Can Press' VP Marketing, have an upcoming workshop, "The Insider?s Guide to Publishing". For further details on the workshop, happening on October 25 and 26, visit here.

Writer and academic Irene Marques has recently released, The Perfect Unravelling of the Spirit (TSAR Publications). In her On Writing interview, Irene speaks to Open Book about her new collection, her relationship with titles and how she balances her literary and academic identities. Read the interview here.

JonArno Lawson is the author of Down in the Bottom of the Box (Porcupine's Quill). In his edition of The Dirty Dozen, JonArno discusses Cubist aphorisms, why plants don't have brains and the recipe for perfect pecan ball cookies. Read it here.

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