May 15, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Catherine Hernandez
Catherine Hernandez's Scarborough (Arsenal Pulp Press) is a force to be reckoned with. Filled with the vibrant voices of a struggling but tight-knit community in the titular city, the story immerses ...
May 10, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Mark Kingwell
Professor and author Mark Kingwell is Canada's cultural guardian angel, bringing a rare wit and insight to his philosophical and cultural writing and teaching. His writing, which has covered everything ...
May 03, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Julie Zwillich
Food Network junkies will recognize Julie Zwillich from Summer's Best, but it turns out she is just as talented at whipping up stories as she as with tasty dishes. Her debut children's book, Phoebe Sounds ...
April 20, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Jesse Ruddock
Athlete, musician, and writer -- Jesse Ruddock isn't easily pinned down or defined. Much like her debut novel, Shot-Blue (Coach House Books), which has drawn comparisons to Winter's Bone in its sparseness ...
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. ...