Unstable Neighbourhood Rabbit by Mikko Harvey

An Excerpt from Unstable Neighbourhood Rabbit by Mikko Harvey

Vial From Unstable Neighbourhood Rabbit by Mikko Harvey I was having blood drawn again, undergoing testing for my mysterious ailment. The phlebotomist and I inhabited the usual mix of small talk and silence — ​ then she giggled. What is it? I said.      It’s just, isn’t this strange? she said, holding up a vial of my blood. … Read More

Stereoblind by Emma Healey

An Excerpt from Stereoblind by Emma Healey

Esper From Stereoblind by Emma Healey In this scene it’s night, like always. Our hero stares down at a handful of old photographs, picks at the keyboard, maybe dreams about a unicorn, etc. Around her, broken lamps, spent pens, piles of small crystals, pill jars, camera lenses, unlit candles, notebook paper, half-wound tapes, full ashtrays, record sleeves, … Read More

Laura Brady

Laura Brady joins Anansi as Manager, Cross-Media Department

House of Anansi Press is pleased to announce that Laura Brady is joining the company as Manager, Cross-Media Department. After a successful twenty-year career as a typesetter, project manager, and ebook developer, Laura will sunset her company, Brady Type, to move in-house to Anansi. Laura will continue her role on the ebookcraft steering committee and … Read More

Tanya Talaga wins the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize for Seven Fallen Feathers

Shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, a Globe And Mail Top 100 Book, and a National Post 99 Best Book Of The Year… and now Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga is the winner of the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize! “I am probably one of the only people who won this … Read More

Seven Fallen Feathers Weston Prize

Seven Fallen Feathers Shortlisted for the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize

It’s been a pretty good start to the new year for Tanya Talaga — in addition to making longlist for the 2018 CBC Canada Reads, she’s now been announced as a finalist for the 2018 RBC Charles Taylor Prize! The RBC Taylor Prize “commemorates Charles Taylor’s pursuit of excellence in the field of literary non-fiction. … Read More

House Of Anansi New Releases

New Releases from Anansi for February 2018

New month, new books! We’ve got four new titles coming out this month, check them all out below: Channel of Peace by Kevin Tuerff Available February 6 When Kevin Tuerff and his partner boarded their flight from France to New York City on September 11, 2001, they had no idea that a few hours later … Read More

AUTHENTICITY Written by Dr. David Posen, MD

An excerpt from Authenticity by Dr. David Posen

From Dr. David Posen, the bestselling author of Is Work Killing You? and The Little Book of Stress Relief, comes a book about listening to your body, understanding your mind, and making better choices in your life. The following is the introduction from the book. Kimberly was a shy, quiet eight-year-old girl, not unlike her … Read More

Winner Reads All

by Barbara Bloom Nine months ago, I had never heard of House of Anansi Press or its A List (classics) imprint. An ad in Publishers Weekly soon changed that: In an effort to introduce American readers to its titles on the occasion of its golden anniversary, the publisher was offering the A List collection to … Read More

House of Anansi New Releases January 2018

New Releases from Anansi for January 2018

New year, new books! We’ve got five new titles coming out this month, check them all out below: The Imam of Tawi-Tawi by Ian Hamilton Available January 6 Ava has spent two nights luxuriating in a hotel in Yunnan Province with the actress Pang Fai, with whom she has begun a secret relationship. She receives … Read More

House of Anansi Awards


It’s award season! AND WE HAVE UPDATES! The Minds of Winter by Ed O’Loughlin was longlisted for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize… well, it’s since been shortlisted! It’s the first time Ed’s made the Giller shortlist and we couldn’t be happier. (We’re also thrilled to see our indie publisher friends at Invisible Publishing make the … Read More