TRB Update


We All Feel So Foolish: A TRB Spring Party


On April 4, please join The Toronto Review of Books in feeling foolish during five five-minute readings by some of Toronto’s best writers—Jessica Westhead, Heather Birrell, Rebecca Rosenblum, Mark Sampson, and Antanas Sileika. Compare notes on folly over drinks in good company afterwards. Please join us! All fools welcome. Tuesday April 4, 7pm Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Avenue, in Kensington...

Fresh Blood and New Words at The Toronto Review of Books


I’m thrilled to announce that The Toronto Review of Books is opening a fresh call for submissions and contributors to mark the arrival of two new staff members. Novelist Damian Tarnopolsky is joining us as Managing Editor, and CanLit scholar Katherine McLeod comes on board as Poetry and Community Editor. Damian is the author of the novel Goya’s Dog, and the short fiction collection Lanzmann...

Revisioning Craft: A Creative Writing Workshop


Our own Kelli Deeth, acclaimed fiction writer and Senior Editor here at The Toronto Review of Books, is inviting registrations for a creative writing workshop that she is co-leading with Sandra Campbell.  Revisioning Craft: Setting, Plot, Memory and Imagination This innovative workshop allows you to study two core elements of craft while also exploring the dynamics of memory and imagination. As...

Welcome to Chirograph!


Welcome to Chirograph, the blog of The Toronto Review of Books, and a destination for updates on TRB events and podcasts, as well as Q&As with persons of note, and shotgun reviews of books and events around town. Be in touch if you’d like to contribute. The word “chirograph” refers to something written by hand, but we’re open to all media, and are eager to publish...