November 29, 2017
And finally, nouveau noir...
My exploration of noir is coming to an end, with this last post. Thank you very much, Open Book Toronto, for having me as WIR, and a big thanks to all the writers who gave so generously of their time ...
November 28, 2017
And now it's time for comedic noir!
Lisa: Tonight, in the penultimate post as my lovely stint as WIR here at Open Book, we are chatting with fellow Inanna author, Sky Curtis. Thank you very much for joining us, Sky! I am categorizing Sky's ...
November 26, 2017
It seems like a natural flow, to move from arcade noir to graphic noir.I have such a huge respect for graphic novelists and I feel they are such unsung heroes, particularly in this day and age. Back in ...
November 25, 2017
Arcade noir with Ms Pac-Man!
Today, on this greyish Saturday, we're going to add some colour and noise to your life with Arcade noir! We are chatting to A.G. Pasquella, publisher of PAC ‘N HEAT, a Ms. Pac-Man-inspired noir chapbook ...
November 22, 2017
Literary noir – a look behind the scenes
Tonight we are joined by Kevin Hardcastle, award-winning author of the collection of short stories, Debris, and the recently released, highly-acclaimed novel, In the Cage (both Biblioasis).I loved Debris – ...
November 20, 2017
The noir of Fury
No Fury Like That is the reason I started investigating noir. As I mentioned in my intro piece, I was a little taken aback by the fury in Fury! And I wondered, is it noir? And, if so, what kind of noir ...
November 17, 2017
The noir playing fields of YA
Today we'll leave the scotch-soaked detectives of noir at the bar and move on to the dark playing fields of YA! We have the great pleasure of chatting to the über-talented Evan Munday, author of The ...
November 16, 2017
Noir at the Bar!
We're moving from poetic noir to an evening of Noir at the Bar! Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles, Glasgow, St Louis, New Hope, Albany, New Jersey, Portland, Baltimore, Vancouver – and Toronto! And ...
November 14, 2017
Onwards, to poetic noir
This evening we move from noir horror to poetic noir and we are chatting with tremendously talented Catherine Graham. Catherine is Winner of IFOA’s Poetry NOW, the author of six poetry collections ...
November 12, 2017
A perfect day for noir horror!
It's the perfect day for a dash of horror! Noir horror, at that! we’re chatting with Nick Cutter, author of The Acolyte, The Deep, The Troop and most recently, Little Heaven. Nick, thank you for ...