Want some great daily reading material sent straight to your phone? Then may we suggest Broken Pencil’s new app, The Nub? Independent fiction, essays, columns, comics, and reviews arriving neat and tidy and daily on your hand-held browsing device of choice. BIEN!

Exercising your brain, and accessing and supporting indie culture, has never been easier. The Nub brings together work from five great independent Canadian publications (Broken Pencil, Geist, Taddle Creek, Subterrain and Matrix), and delivers you an excellent new read every day to help stretch your brain muscles. You can download The Nub for iPhone or Android here. Now, everybody coo the word “nubbin” in unison, just because we can.