June 17, 2016
The Dirty Dozen, with Iain Reid
Iain Reid's debut novel I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Simon & Schuster Canada) is already gathering rave reviews. Known for his non-fiction, Reid is dipping into long form fiction for the first time ...
June 16, 2016
Q&A: Where Life, Art, Childhood, and Nadia Bozak Intersect
Always trust your editor, she reads your words, your inner thoughts – she knows you well. That’s why, when my editor handed me a copy of Nadia Bozak’s newest book, Thirteen Shells, (“I don’t ...
June 15, 2016
The Lucky Seven Interview, with Katja Lee and Lorraine York
Celebrity Culture has always fascinated the general public, and Canadian fan boys and girls are no exception. Whatever your genre or medium, from politics to film, there are always those figures who fascinate.Katja ...
June 14, 2016
Submitted by kevin on June 14, 2016 - 1:26pmI spent the last three weeks in a writing room with some of the most talented comedy writers I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting.One of the most exciting ...
June 10, 2016
On Writing, with James Laxer
Three men shaped one of the most influential decades of North American history. John A. Macdonald, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson, each an icon in his own right, all contributed in ways that are ...
June 09, 2016
A Poet, a Novelist and a Toddler Enter a Room
Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be one of those literary power couples, talent just oozing from their pores, words pouring from their pens, seemingly effortlessly? Meaghan Strimas & Nathan ...
June 09, 2016
The Proust Questionnaire, with Andrew Sullivan
Andrew Sullivan's debut novel, Waste, comes on the heels of his widely-praised short story collection, All We Want Is Everything. Waste (Dzanc Books), has been praised as "a gut-punch to the soul", "a ...
June 03, 2016
Author as Musician
I have a healthy respect for multi-disciplinary arts; from dance, literature and film, to visual art, theatre and music. Having dabbled in more than a few of these disciplines myself, in different capacities, ...
June 02, 2016
On Writing, with Nadia Bozak
Nadia Bozak's gorgeous collection of linked short stories, Thirteen Shells (House of Anansi), is drawing tons of praise, including comparisons to Alice Munro, for its deft rendering of a young girl coming ...
May 27, 2016
The In Character Interview with Susan Perly
In Susan Perly's Death Valley (Wolsak and Wynn), war photographer Vivienne Pink is tasked with taking pictures of servicemen about to head into active combat. While the men contemplate their uncertain ...