December 08, 2020
Mark Huebner Takes Us Into the World of Let Go, His Wordless Novel About Memory & the Weight of the Past
Writer and artist Mark Huebner set himself a unique challenge in his new book Let Go (Porcupine's Quill): storytelling without using a single word. Let Go is an entirely wordless novel, told in Huebner's ...
October 20, 2020
Mark Kingwell on How the Pandemic Will Change Our Understanding of Risk and Luck
Professor and writer Mark Kingwell is well known as one of Canada's leading thinkers, and he is almost certainly our most fun one. Whether it's baseball or cocktails, philosophy or futurism, Kingwell's ...
August 26, 2020
Dane Swan on Diversity, Good Editing, and His New Anthology
While there is surely a lot of work still to be done, Canadian literature is enjoying a pretty exciting time at the moment. With both large and indie publishers paying greater attention to work by authors ...
July 28, 2020
Suzanne Evans Explores Food, Women, and War in Her New Biography
During the second World War, in Singapore's notorious Changi Prison, Ontario's Ethel Mulvany suffers and starves alongside hundreds of other women. To ward off their debilitating hunger pains, they use ...
July 15, 2020
Aubrey Jean Hanson Explores the Impact of Indigenous Literature in Her New Book
Indigenous writers have long been an important part of Canada's literary landscape, contributing unique and powerful storytelling through novels, short fiction, poems, and essays that have captured imaginations ...
June 10, 2020
"It's All a Leap of Faith, But the End Result Can Be Beautiful" Rick and Gideon Salutin on the Challenges and Rewards of Writing Their New Book
When Rick Salutin's son Gideon asked one day about the origin of his own name, neither could have predicted the question would spark years of important religious conversation. As the younger Salutin progressed ...
June 03, 2020
Nina Newington on Canada, Uncertainty, and Her Newest Book
Meg, the central character of author Nina Newington's newest book Cardinal Divide (publishing in September from Guernica Editions), needs a lot of important questions answered.Adopted as a small child ...
May 13, 2020
Lucky Seven: James Wilt's New Book Examines Public Transportation's Failings and Possibilities
In cities across North America, public transportation is an essential part of day-to-day life. For many citizens commuting to work, heading to doctor's appointments, or simply running errands, government-funded ...
May 06, 2020
"Love and Happiness Live in Freedom" Geraldo Valério on Liberty, the Creative Process, and His Stunning New Book
True friendship and selfless love are examined in critically-acclaimed storyteller and illustrator Geraldo Valério's newest picture book, At the Pond (Groundwood).On a gloomy day, a boy puts his dog ...
March 10, 2020
Lucky Seven: Robin Taub Teaches Financial Literacy for the Digital Age
Author Robin Taub (CPA, CA) wants you and your kids to get serious about their financial future. A former accountant and Citibank Canada trader, she published the CRA-funded Parents Guide to Raising ...