May 27, 2020
Brad Casey on Honouring Your Space, Writing From the Heart, and Handling Rejection
The linked short stories that comprise Toronto author Brad Casey's debut collection The Handsome Man (Book*hug) follow a young man as he travels through North America and Europe, falling in with a series ...
November 07, 2019
Where Are You Now? Author Tyler Clark Burke on Working in Publishing and How to Write a Great Book for Kids
"Where does it go?" is one of the most common questions parents are asked by their little ones. Early on, children are fascinated by the disappearance of natural things in their world. Snow covers everything, ...
March 01, 2019
"Your Work Will Guide You" March writer-in-residence Shazia Hafiz Ramji Takes Us Behind the Scenes of the Publishing Process
One of 2018's most notable poetry debuts, Shazia Hafiz Ramji's Port of Being (Invisible Publishing) is current, smart, and fresh, pulling vocabulary and tensions from urban environments, social media, ...
February 19, 2019
Behind the Scenes with Hannah Moscovitch: The Acclaimed Playwright on Bad Reviews, MFAs, & Awards
Over the past 15 years, the name Hannah Moscovitch has become synonymous the best, brightest, and boldest of young Canadian theatre. Her work has been produced around the world, with prizes adding up ...
January 23, 2019
Jenny Yuen, author of Polyamorous: Living and Loving More, on the Best & Toughest Parts of Publishing a Book
What does love look like? Most people would readily admit there many different ways to be happy in a romantic relationship, but when it comes to adding more people into that relationship, opinions diverge ...
December 14, 2018
Earthrise Author James Gladstone on The Good, Bad, & Surprising Moments in Writing Picture Books
December 21, 2018 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned mission to fully orbit the moon and return safely. During the mission, on Christmas Eve, astronaut William Anders ...
June 06, 2018
Kim Moritsugu on the Writing Life, Her Best and Worst Events, & Guidance from Nora Ephron
Kim Moritsugu's smart, tight, witty, and character-driven novels have earned her tons of fans. Her brand new, seventh novel, The Showrunner (Dundurn Press), shows that there is just as much drama and ...
February 28, 2018
"Embrace the Edit": Meet our March writer-in-residence, Giller Nominated David Demchuk!
David Demchuk made history when his debut novel The Bone Mother (ChiZine Publications) was included on the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist. Not only was it a debut novel from the screenwriter ...