July 14, 2017
Daniel Coleman on the Complexities, Labour, and Reward of a Connection to the Land
Yardwork: A Biography of an Urban Place (Wolsak & Wynn) by Daniel Coleman examines a theme that is both timely and timeless - the question of place and belonging. How do newcomers relate to an existing ...
June 15, 2017
The Entitled Interview, with Eamon McGrath
In his literary debut, Berlin-Warszawa Express (ECW Press), musician and songwriter Eamon McGrath tackles a question that plagues artists in every medium: does art necessitate suffering? He wonders ...
April 21, 2017
The Entitled Interview, with Jamie Sharpe
Jamie Sharpe's Dazzle Ships (ECW Press) uses as its title one of the most interesting historical examples of art and design being used creatively. Dazzle Ships, used mostly during the First World War, ...
February 10, 2017
The Entitled Interview, with Dawn Green
Teacher, author, and coach Dawn Green's new young adult novel How Samantha Smart Became a Revolutionary (Red Deer Press) is a startling prescient look at a country torn apart by a tight election (sound ...
January 26, 2017
The Entitled Interview, with Ray Michalko
Former RCMP employee turned private eye Ray Michalko has spent hundreds of hours investigating cases of missing and murdered women along the infamous Highway 16 between Prince George and Prince Rupert ...
October 25, 2016
The Entitled Interview, with Moez Surani
Moez Surani's ةيلمع Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация (BookThug) is a book-length poetic examination of the violent evolution of language used in naming military operations, ...
October 13, 2016
The Entitled Interview, with Aaron Kreuter
Aaron Kreuter's debut collection, Arguments for Lawn Chairs (Guernica Editions) is filled with poems that take contemporary themes and references in unexpected, playful directions. From Dumbledore ...
August 24, 2016
The Entitled Interview with Eric Beck Rubin
Eric Beck Rubin's School of Velocity (Doubleday Canada) marks the arrival of a talented new voice in CanLit.The novel follows Jan de Vries, whose virtuoso talent at the piano promised him a stunning career. ...
August 17, 2016
The Entitled Interview with Angeline Schellenberg
For parents raising children who are on the autism spectrum, the poems in Angeline Schellenberg's Tell Them It Was Mozart (Brick Books) will hit close to the heart. Capturing the challenges, joys, and ...
August 04, 2016
The Entitled Interview with Jenny Kay Dupuis
Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis's family and personal history led her to write I Am Not a Number (Second Story Press) with Kathy Kacer, a book which tackles the difficult and tragic history of residential schools ...