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In The Dark, edited by Halli Villegas and Myna Walli

By Tightrope Books | March 1st, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

In the Dark, edited by Halli Vallegas and Myna WallinFrom the introduction to the very last page In The Dark brings together twenty-eight works by Canadian authors, which touch on everything from madmen, ghosts, poltergeists and spooks.

Editors Myna Wallin and Halli Villegas bring together a unique collection of stories that are witty, eerie and frightening. All twenty-eight stories delve into the dark shadows and corners of each writer’s imagination, the place where all supernatural stories begin.

For more information about the editors or authors of In The Dark please visit the Tightrope Book catalogue.

A Very Special ChiZine Holiday Special Special

By Tightrope Books | December 7th, 2010 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Can you say that you know Tightrope Books publisher, Halli Villegas, personally?  Have you met ChiZine Publications founders and editors, Brett Savory and Sandra Kasturi?  If you haven’t, now’s your chance! (If you have, wouldn’t you like the pleasure again?).
Hosted by Liana K, guests include Jason Taniguchi, Gord Zajac, Karl Schroeder, David Nickle, Rio Youers, Halli Villegas, Don Bassingthwaite and more. 
For more information, check out the Facebook event.
Wednesday, 8 December, 2010 | 8PM-11PM
Augusta House
152 Augusta Ave., TO

Halli Villegas on CIUT this Saturday

By Tightrope Books | October 23rd, 2008 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Tightrope publisher Halli Villegas will be on CIUT this Saturday at October 25th at 1:00 p.m. discussing Other Voices: An Evening of Latino Words and Music.

The More the Merrier (TMTM)
Arts Outreach and Education
Saturdays 1:00 – 2:00pm
Listen Live on CIUT 89.5 FM,www.ciut.fm
Rogers Digital Channel 946 or Star Choice Satellite Channel 826

TDR Profile: Tightrope Books

By Tightrope Books | October 7th, 2008 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Check out this profile of Tightrope Books by Katelyn Scoop in the latest issue of The Danforth Review:

I first met Halli Villegas at Humber College as part of the book publishing program. We had heard from many, many people representing large, multinational publishers and small presses alike, leading to a sense of sheer exhaustion. It was a lot of information. I distinctly remember Halli’s enthusiasm and intense sense of determination around developing a successful and intellectually relevant press.
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Publisher Halli Villegas on CKLN: September 9

By Tightrope Books | September 8th, 2008 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Coming soon: The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2008

One of the projects Tightrope Books is most excited about is The Best Canadian Poetry, English Edition. This annual anthology will take the pulse of Canadian poetry on a yearly basis. Each year the anthology will be guest edited by a prominent Canadian poet. This year’s Guest Editor is Stephanie Bolster. Our Advisory Editor on the project is Molly Peacock. As Advisory Editor she will provide the continuity from year to year.

Halli Villegas will be a guest on CKLN 88.1 on Tuesday, September 9, discussing how this project got started, and how the final list of poets will be chosen each year. This is an ongoing project, and this is the inaugural edition. Halli and Myna Wallin will be reading some of the poems included in the first edition.

Interview time: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9th. Tune in to CKLN 88.1 FM or online to www.ckln.fm and click “listen live.” Host: Myna Wallin.