Tuesday 27 October 2009


Jason Guriel will reading at Toronto's IFOA this Thursday night. Info here.

If you need a reason, or a reminder, as to why you should go hear him, Alex Good puts it as eloquently as anyone could hope for.

Jason also appears in a October issue of Poetry with a review of George Johnston and Jeramy Dodds.

Saturday 24 October 2009

The meat of the matter

Although already a published author (non-fiction), Don LePan must be relieved to read a first review of his first work of fiction, Animals, published this fall in Véhicule's fiction series, Esplanade Books, edited by Andrew Steinmetz. Here are some choice lines from Jim Bartley's review which appeared in today's Globe and Mail.

"As an analysis of the human capacity to reconcile sentiment with savagery, it's spot-on: psychologically incisive, admirably disquieting ."

"LePan may openly grind his axe, but what makes the book powerful is just how keenly that axe cuts through our ethical hypocisty."

Friday 16 October 2009

Hail to our editors!

We at Véhicule Press are very happy !
Felicitations to Carmine Starnino, author of This Way Out and editor extraordinaire of Signal Editions, on being shortlisted for the 2009 GG Literary Awards! and felicitations to Andrew Steinmetz, author of Eva's Threepenny Theatre and flash editor of Esplanade Books, on being shortlisted for the 2009 Rogers Writers Trust Fund.

Saturday 10 October 2009

One in 8 Million

A series of extraordinary audio monologues by real-life "New York characters." Such a simple concept, and yet so riveting.

Thursday 8 October 2009

Best line of the Day

Open Book Toronto
: Describe your ideal writing environment.

Michael Eden Reynolds: Roadside on a secondary highway in Saskatchewan with little chance of getting a ride for many hours. Storm clouds in the distance.

Read the rest here.