news, reviews, and mentions

Sunday Reads: Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety, Metroland Media, Aug 6, 2017

Nam Kiwanuka’s summer reading list, TVO, July 14, 2017

Word on the Street: Ann Y.K. Choi Recommends Animal by Alexandra Leggat, July 2017

Simon & Schuster Canada: We Read Canadian – Hidden Gems, July 2017

49th Shelf: Ann Y.K. Choi recommends C.S. Richardson’s “The End of the Alphabet”, July 1, 2017

Kobo: 150 Books That Tell the Story of Canada, July 1, 2017

Books All About Your Favorite Cities by Emma Hunter, Book Clubbish, May 31, 2017

Korean-Canadian Writers’ Association Welcomes Yu-Kyung Choi by Susan Kim, Korea Times, May 30, 2017 (article is in Korean)

Canada’s Hidden Gems, Simon & Schuster Canada, May 28, 2017

Books to get for the mom who’s read everything by Sarah Sawler, The Loop, May 8, 2017

2017 Frank Hegyi Award for Emerging Authors: Long List Announced, Ottawa Independent Writers, May 3, 2017

Third Annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Shortlist Announced, KOBO, May 1, 2017

Teva Harrison, Ann Y.K. Choi among Kobo Emerging Writer Prize finalists, Quill & Quire, May 1, 2017

Ann Y.K. Choi Talks About the Life of Korean Canadians by Susan Kim, The Korea Times, May 1, 2017 (article is in Korean)

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Review: Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety by Ian Thomas Shaw, Ottawa Review of Books, March 4, 2017

Ann Y.K. Choi Profile with Passages Canada, Passages Canada, January 13, 2017

A Gentleman ibestcanadiandebuts-bannercbcn Moscow and a group of Rogue Heroes gather on this week’s National Post Bestseller List, National Post, December 23, 2016

Member Spotlight: Ann Choi, Author of Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety, Signal, OSSTF, December 12, 2016

The 12 Best Canadian Debut Novels of 2016, CBC Books, December 8, 2016

Meet Author Ann Y. K. Choi, by Fabricio Correa, The GNU Journal, December 2, 2016

‘Tis the season for giving and Shelagh Rogers has your book list covered, CBC Books, December 1, 2016

10 Kickass Authors Who’ve Worked With The Humber School for Writers, by Laura Stricker, Humber School for Writers, October 20, 2016

Sense of Place with Minelle Mahtani, Roundhouse Radio 98.3 (Radio Interview; Vancouver), October 18, 2016

50 Books Written By 50 Canadian Women of Colour by Kayi Wong, Room Magazine, September 27, 2016

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 Toronto Book Awards Finalists read at the 27th Annual Word on the Street Festival, City of Toronto, September 26, 2016

It’s Book Awards Season – Meet the Nominees by Karen Green, Book Clubbish, September 23, 2016

Toronto Book Awards: Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety by Kimberley Griffiths, Word on the Street, September 16, 2016

Canadian Litfests for Fall 2016 by Kerry Clare, 49th Shelf, September 12, 2016

Toronto Book Awards: Ann Y.K. Choi – Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety video, City of Toronto, September 12, 2016

Five Canadian candidates for the ‘Toronto Book Awards’, The Korea Herald, Sept 5, 2016 (article in Korean)

Word on the Street: Ann Y.K. Choi, Word on the Street, September 2016

Ann Y.K. Choi’s debut novel focuses on the Korean Experience in Canada by Brad Wheeler, The Globe and Mail, September 1, 2016

Ann Y.K. Choi, Cordelia Strube among Toronto Book Award Finalists, Quill & Quire, August 25, 2016

Toronto Book Awards 2016 shortlist includes Cordelia Strube, Ann Y.K. Choi, CBC Books, August 25, 2016

Toronto Book Awards 2016 shortlist announced, Toronto Star, August 25, 2016

Toronto Book Awards: Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety – 2016 Award Finalist, City of Toronto, August 25, 2016

Kobo in Conversation – radio interview with Tracy Nesdoly on Zoomer Radio, August 20, 2016

2016 Crazy for CanLit, Scotiabank Giller Prize,  August 12, 2016

Review by Stephen Hong Sohn, Asian American Literature Fans, July 31, 2016

Annie Proulx and J.K. Rowling’s imaginations run wild on this week’s National Post Bestseller List by National Post, July 28, 2016

Book Bingo Summer Reading Project 2016 by Lindy Reads and Reviews, July 23, 2016

Review: “Insightful immigrant story goes beyond the familiar struggles” by Andrea Geary, Winnipeg Free Press, July 23, 2016

Review: “Kay’s lucky coin variety” by Novel Escapes, July 14, 2016

Review: “Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety Shines” by The Deb Chronicles, July 8, 2016

“2016 Writers To Watch: Ann Y.K. Choi” by CBC Books, July 6, 2016

Review: “A Fictional Tale of A Korean Immigrant to Canada” by Amie Gaudet, Amie’s Book Review Blog, July 1, 2016

“13 Canadian Authors Everyone Should Read” by Kristian Wilson, Bustle.com, July 1, 2016

“2016 Summer Reading: Recommended by Canadian Writers” by Writers’ Trust of Canada, July 2016

“Family’s Courage Shines on in Story of Corner Shop” by Beatrice Paez, New Canadian Media, June 28, 2016

Review: “Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety” by Jennifer Levac, Genuine Jenn, June 23, 2016

“10 Must-Read Books by Asian-Canadian Authors” by Rebecca Ridlington, The Huffington Post Canada, June 22, 2016

Review: “Ann Y.K. Choi’s Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety details the recent Korean experience in Canada” by Kerry Clare, The Globe and Mail, June 3, 2016

“Escape to a Book Nook” by Canadian Living Magazine, June 1, 2016

SDTC Summer Reading Essentials: 5 Books You’ll Love, Shedoesthecity.com, May 25, 2016

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CBC Books Summer 2016 Reading List by CBC Books, May 24, 2016

Review: Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety by Jaclyn Qua-Hiansen, Literary Treats, May 23, 2016

“Ann Y.K. Choi’s Voice Rises With Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety” by Susan G. Cole, Now Magazine, May 18, 2016

Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety: Book Review by The Paper Trail Diary, May 17, 2016

“12 great books to read to celebrate Asian Heritage Month” by CBC Books, May 16, 2016

“Ann Y.K. Choi on telling Korean-Canadian stories” by CBC Books, May 13, 2016

Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety Review by Teena in Toronto, May 11, 2016

Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety by Ann Y.K. Choi: Book Review by BookCatPin, May 8, 2016

“Ann Choi preserves a way of life in Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety” by Sue Carter, Toronto Star article, May 7, 2016

Choose your mom’s adventure: A novel Mother’s Day quiz to help you find the perfect book to gift” by Danielle Groen, National Post, May 6, 2016

Coming of Age / Coming into Your Own: Two Canlit Novels review by Literary Hoarders, May 6, 2016

Blog Tour Review + Giveaway: Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety by Ann Y.K. Choi” by Just a Lil Lost, May 6, 2016

“Mother’s Day gift guide: 12 great books for your mom” by CBC Books, May 5, 2016

“CanLit Gets Name Therapy” by Kerry Clare, 49th Shelf, May 5, 2016

“Stories of the variety store” by Sue Carter, Metro News article, May 5, 2016

Blog Tour: Q and A With Ann Y.K. Choi” by Worn Pages and Ink, May 5, 2016

Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety Will Walk You Through 1980s Toronto” by Jen McNeely from from
SheDoesTheCity.com, May 4, 2016

Book Review + Blog Tour: Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety by Ann Y.K. Choi” (includes 80s playlist) by Citygirlscape.com, May 4, 2016

Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety: Book review by Sarah Frobisher, RT Book Reviews, May 3, 2016

Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety: Book Review by Mermaid Vision Books, May 3, 2016

The Global Morning Show – TV interview, May 3, 2016

“5 books we can’t wait to read in May” by CBC Books, May 2, 2016

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Blog Tour: Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety by Ann Y. K. Choi – Review & Author Exclusive Behind The Story! By Padfoots Library, May 2, 2016

The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers – CBC radio Interview, May 2, 2016

Heartfelt debut explores Korean teen’s cultural struggle” by Nancy Wigston, Toronto Star Book Review, May 1, 2016

“Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety: A Trinity-Bellwoods Story That You Haven’t Heard” by Jen McNeely from SheDoesTheCity.com, April 26, 2016

School Library Journal – Book Review, April 26, 2016

Musings of a Writer – Book Review, April 26, 2016

Inside Halton: Bevy of writers at Burlington bookshop for Authors for Indies Day – Announcement, April 21, 2106

Publishers Weekly Fiction Book Review, March 14, 2016

Hot Cup of Tea and a Good Book – Book Review, February 15, 2016

Quill & Quire: Spring Preview 2016, January 18, 2016

49th Shelf: Most Anticipated: Our Spring 2016 Fiction Preview, January 7, 2016

CBC Books Spring 2016 Preview, December 31, 2015