March 09, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Tyler Clark Burke
She writes, she draws, she starts record labels -- is there anything Tyler Clark Burke can't do? The multi-hyphenate artist has now added another line to her impressive c.v. with the charming, wacky, ...
February 27, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with our March writer-in-residence, Zoe Whittall!
Zoe Whittall was already an acclaimed novelist, poet, and television writer in Canada and beyond before her latest novel, The Best Kind of People (House of Anansi Press) exploded onto the literary scene, ...
February 08, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Leanne Dunic
Artist and musician Leanne Dunic has proved she's got literary chops on top of her other artistic talents, with honours including first prize in the Alice Munro Short Story competition. So it's no surprise ...
January 10, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Daphna Rabinovitch
Everybody wishes they had a friend like Daphna Rabinovitch. Just imagine being the willing guinea pig of an award-winning ex-executive pastry chef and Canadian Living's Associate Food Editor.You can ...
November 23, 2016
The Dirty Dozen with Russell Wangersky
The characters in Russell Wangersky's short fiction collection, The Path of Most Resistance (House of Anansi Press), don't make things easy for themselves. Instead, they are consciously or unconsciously ...
November 08, 2016
The Dirty Dozen with Katherena Vermette
Katherena Vermette's The Break (House of Anansi Press) was nominated for both the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award this year, a rare feat for a first novel. ...
October 24, 2016
The Dirty Dozen, with Genevieve Lehr
Genevieve Lehr's second collection of poetry, Stomata (Brick Books), fearlessly explores the experience of grief, from the personal to the political. From abuse and cancer to residential schools, Stomata brings ...
July 20, 2016
The Dirty Dozen, with Adrienne Gruber
"Buoyancy Control is not a book for the faint of heart... Here are poems that burst like fireworks," said Rachel Rose, Poet Laureate of Vancouver, speaking about Adrienne Gruber's raw new collection.Buoyancy ...
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 ...
September 29, 2014
The Dirty Dozen, with Nicolas Billon
September 29, 2014 - We are very proud to present Governor General's Literary Award winner for Drama, Nicolas Billon, as our October 2014 writer-in-residence at Open Book: Toronto.Known for his dark humour ...