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Special Feature! Interview with FOLD Festival Guest Author Chase Joynt

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.

Carolyn Wood, former Executive Director of the Association of Canadian Publishers, receives Janice E. Handford Award

Yesterday afternoon, the Ontario Book Publishers Organization honoured Carolyn Wood, former Executive Director of the Association of Canadian Publishers, with the Janice E. Handford Award. Wood was given the award — which recognizes "an individual who has advanced the cause of small and literary Canadian publishing” — at a reception in Toronto sponsored by Friesens. Photos of the event can be viewed and downloaded here.

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.

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