May 29, 2015
Writers on TV Survey: Spencer Gordon
Dear reader, this is my last post as writer-in-residence. It’s been a slice, and I’m sorry it’s over. I leave the last word to the funny and talented author and co-founder of one of my favourite ...
May 28, 2015
Writers on TV Survey: David Seymour
In this installment of our Writers on TV survey, David Seymour elaborates on watching TV after working in TV all day every day.Name: David SeymourRecent publication: For Display Purposes Only, Coach House ...
May 27, 2015
Agents on TV: Sam Hiyate
Sam Hiyate is president of The Rights Factory, a boutique literary agency in Toronto. In his 24-year publishing career, he has worked at literary magazines, small presses and with New York Times bestselling ...
May 26, 2015
Writers on TV Survey: Nancy Jo Cullen
Award-winning short story author and poet Nancy Jo Cullen is next up in our survey series.Name: Nancy Jo CullenRecent work: www.nancyjocullen.net Most recent book is a short story collection: Canary ...
May 25, 2015
Writers on TV Feature Interview: Kevin Mcpherson Eckhoff
Poetry about television isn’t something you see done often, but kevin mcpherson eckhoff pulled it off in his chapbook “Game Show Reversed” (Bookthug).As the title suggests, the long poem is a transcription ...
May 22, 2015
Writers on TV Survey: A.G. Pasquella
Our next survey respondent is the writer, publisher and super-funny human A.G. Pasquella.Name: A.G. PasquellaRecent work: The This & The ThatHow much time do you spend watching TV in a week?Between ...
May 22, 2015
Agents on TV: Samantha Haywood
To get a different perspective on the ways in which books and television intersect, I asked some agents to give us some insights. First up is Transatlantic Agency’s Samantha Haywood.What is the market ...
May 21, 2015
Graphic Novel (On TV) Month: the Book vs the Film, Part 2
Last week I looked at how shifting formats from graphic novel to film changed the subtext of Ghost World and Persepolis. This week I’m taking on two British comics that have been made into films: Tank ...
May 20, 2015
Writers on TV Survey: Emily M. Keeler
Next up in our ongoing series of asking-writers-what-they-watch is National Post Books Editor Emily M. Keeler.Name: Emily M. KeelerHow much time do you spend watching TV in a week? Most weeks, maybe an ...
May 19, 2015
Writers on TV Feature Interview: Andy Burns
As soon as I decided I wanted to interview writers about TV, I knew I wanted to talk to Andy Burns. I recently read his engrossing examination of Wrapped In Plastic: Twin Peaks from ECW Press. Andy was ...