50 Shades of Escape: Literary Trips To Heat Up Your February

by Marisela Navarro. I have always considered reading fiction to “escape” an active pursuit, not a passive release. It feels […]

Festival Season Preview: The Hay Festival Returns to Kells

by G.J. Schear Kells. The very name suggests books. One of the most famous in the world, The Book of […]

Emirates Airline Festival: A Literary Oasis Amid the Dazzle of Dubai

By Ann Kirkland It has been a long and brutal winter in Toronto. So, when I was invited to the […]

WordFest, Wharton and a Weekend in the Berkshires

by Amanda Festa   Although the heat does not seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, as Labor Day inches […]

Zora Neale Hurston, A Literary Life

By Michelle Potter “It was the time for sitting on porches beside the road. It was the time to hear […]