• Join our Street team this summer!

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    Join our Street team this summer! With several POP events happening this summer and of course the POP Montreal festival in September, we are looking for a new team of motivated volunteers to build our POP Montreal 2014 street team! If you’d like to be involved with POP Montreal as of now while freely choosing… Read more


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    NXNE, what a trip. We don’t usually admit it but we are secretly head over heels for the festival that just celebrated its 20th birthday. This year’s edition kicked off on Wednesday June 18th so we over-packed our bags and hopped aboard the train where we decided to not joke around and start with some… Read more

  • Interview with Heather O’Neill of Lit POP


    Heather O’Neill is the 2014 Lit POP fiction judge. Her first novel, Lullabies for Little Criminals, earned accolades around the world, including being named winner of Canada Reads 2007 and the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, and being a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction and the Orange Prize. Her much-anticipated second novel… Read more



    Down south by the water is where you will hear the sweet sounds of folk, roots and bluegrass music from June 18-22 thanks to the Montreal Folk Festival. Now in their 7th year, it’s the perfect place to spend a hot summer night while catching The Besnard Lakes, Li’l Andy or Les chansons de Tom… Read more

  • Matthew Zapruder: The Lit POP interview


    Matthew Zapruder is the 2014 Lit POP poetry judge. He is the author of several collections of poetry, including the recent release Sun Bear, (Copper Canyon/Anansi), Come On All You Ghosts (2010), The Pajamaist (2006), and American Linden (2002). He collaborated with painter Chris Uphues on For You in Full Bloom (2009) and co-translated, with… Read more