October 30, 2017
The Wonderfully Weird World of November writer-in-residence Lisa de Nikolits
Lisa de Nikolits is the author of an impressive seven novels, each of them marked by her wild creativity and memorable characters. Her latest offering is No Fury Like That (Inanna Publications), a genre ...
April 02, 2017
At the Desk: Jennifer LoveGrove
We're excited to announce that Jennifer LoveGrove is our April 2017 writer-in-residence! April is Poetry Month and we're thrilled to have Jennifer here to share with us on all things writing, reading, ...
March 23, 2017
At the Desk, with Marie-Louise Gay
Marie-Louise Gay is based in Montreal but beloved around the world for her warm, funny, fabulously creative children's books, especially the Stella and Sam series. She has racked up a bevy of awards ...
February 10, 2017
At the Desk: Ed O'Loughlin
The doomed Franklin Expedition, which lost its entire crew during an exploration of the Northwest Passage, has long fascinated writers in Canada and around the world, but journalist and Man Booker Prize-nominated ...
September 29, 2016
At the Desk: Scott Chantler
Writer and illustrator Scott Chantler has been nominated multiple times for the Dragon Prize (presented by the prestigious Joe Shuster Awards) and been honoured with awards from the Canadian Children's ...
September 27, 2016
At the Desk: Nora Gould
Nora Gould's newest collection of poetry, Selah (Brick Books), is a long poem that engages with the titular term. Drawn from the Old Testament, 'selah' might mean to praise, to lift up, to pause, to ...
July 12, 2016
At the Desk: Lucille H. Campey
Historian Lucille H. Campey knows what she is talking about when it comes to studying the movements of people between countries — her PhD is in emigration history. Her passion paid off when her most ...
May 12, 2016
At the Desk: Jenna Butler
Many writers wear a lot of hats, between dayjobs, other passions, and family demands. But Jenna Butler has a particularly interesting second identity, and she's brought her other life and her writing ...
December 07, 2015
At the Desk: Samuel Andreyev
Samuel Andreyev is the author of the poetry collection The Relativistic Empire (BookThug). His other artistic background, as an acclaimed composer and musician, is on display in his second collection, ...