Unique downtown bookstore with a mission to improve literacy in our local community and beyond by providing an abundance of affordable books curated for all ages and interests. Books, media, and more updated weekly, packed full of treasures new and old.
Rag Queen Periodicals fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art
Books, toys, magazines, and gifts for all ages.
Decode your creativity. Unlock your imagination. All sales support 826CHI's free writing programs.
Opened in 2015, we are a nearly new bookstore in the town of Stayner, ten miles from Wasaga Beach. We sell a variety of used books and carry all major genres such as fiction, romance, fantasy, war, scifi, children's, biographies, and many more. For any inquires, feel free to check us out and like us on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, video
Modern Literature fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, interviews
Diana Arterian presents a force of nature in her debut, full-length poetry collection Playing Monster :: Seiche. Formed after its namesake, seiche, the book plows ahead, a standing wave, a constant, nonbreaking push forward. Throughout the pages, Arterian writes with insight and honesty while weaving together the story of her family’s abuse at the hands of her father, and a period of her mother’s life in which strange men suddenly appeared with the sole goal of threatening her.
Unfamiliar with Barrie Jean Borich’s previous works, I decided to forgo my usual research concerning the author’s expertise and dive into reading Apocalypse, Darling right away. Peeking inside just to get a taste of her writing, I suddenly found myself unable to stop reading despite my previous plans for the evening. Just like the author, “I almost forget we have some place to be,” so I cancelled my plans to explore Borich’s world of “the beautiful wastelands.”
Winner of two NEA fellowships, a Pushcart Prize, and an award from the Academy of American Poets, David Rigsbee is a seasoned American poet who has published ten books of poetry, multiple chapbooks, and a few translations over the past forty years. The poems in Rigsbee’s newest collection, This Much I Can Tell You, are as circumspect in language as they are in dispensing an immediate and experiential wisdom, as the book’s title implies.