Recent [non-book] Acquisitions

Three recent non-book acquisitions (though certainly book-ish, and small-press-related). Irving Layton at Le Hibou Released by Posterity Records (PTR 13001). Illustrated and designed by Christopher Wells, Produced and edited by William Hawkins, with an essay by Roy MacSkimming. Recorded at Ottawa’s legendary Le Hibou coffee house in January 1962 (at least so far as IContinue reading “Recent [non-book] Acquisitions”

Whatever Else: An Irving Layton Symposium | Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the University of Ottawa Department of English’s annual Canadian Literature Symposium. The focus is on Irving Layton this year. I’ve got the privilege of helping to organize the conference with Prof. Robert Stacey this time around, and I’m incredibly excited about the three days of events that we have linedContinue reading “Whatever Else: An Irving Layton Symposium | Registration Now Open”

Recent Acquisitions

A complete run of the first eleven volumes of Bywords: Volume 1, Number 1 (November 1990) to Volume 11, Number 4 (February 2001). Acquired generously from Seymour Mayne. I can’t wait to have time to pour over these closely. The listings of community events in each issue from these eleven years are fascinating on theirContinue reading “Recent Acquisitions”