June 20, 2017
On Writing, with Darryl Whetter
Darryl Whetter's Search Box Bed (Palimpsest Press) brings together poetry, with all its historical associations of love and romance, and new media, with its accompanying online realities of sexual connection ...
June 06, 2017
On Writing, with paulo da costa
The idiom "small is beautiful" is often true in fiction - from short stories to microfiction, sometimes the briefest glimpses into an imagined world are the most arresting. The Midwife of Torment & ...
May 31, 2017
On Writing, with our June writer-in-residence, Lesley Krueger!
Lesley Krueger's sixth book has a very personal connection - not just because of her deep interest in the fascinating Victorian artist Richard Dadd, the subject of her new novel Mad Richard (ECW Press), but ...
May 08, 2017
On Writing, with Dr. Dave Williams
Countless kids dream of becoming astronauts and exploring the galaxy. But for just a few, that dream becomes a reality. Those lucky and elite few include Dr. Dave Williams, an astronaut who set the record ...
April 26, 2017
On Writing, with Erin Robinsong
Erin Robinsong's debut collection Rag Cosmology (BookThug) is an arrival - of a literary talent, a unique point of view, and an insightful connection between the ecological and the personal.Bringing ...
April 06, 2017
On Writing, with Clea Roberts
Yukon poet Clea Roberts has been published around the world, and her 2010 debut collection, Here Is Where We Disembark, had everyone eager for more. Her anticipated new collection, Auguries (Brick Books) ...
March 15, 2017
On Writing, with Rita Wong
Water has captured countless writers' imagination, appearing as subject, image, and metaphor in every genre of writing, but with climate change and pollution, our collective relationship to water is changing.Now ...
January 26, 2017
On Writing, with Julie Salverson
Julie Salverson has written plays, operas, scholarly texts, and non-fiction, but her newest book, a memoir, may be her most unique work yet. Lines of Flight (Wolsak & Wynn) traces her ten-year journey ...
January 24, 2017
On Writing, with Monia Mazigh
Monia Mazigh's Hope Has Two Daughters (translated by Fred A. Reed from its original French) is a powerful family story that covers not one but two revolutionary periods in Tunisian history. When Nadia ...
January 19, 2017
On Writing, with Johanna Skibsrud
Poet, short fiction writer, and novelist Johanna Skibsrud's timely and fascinating new collection The Description of the World (Wolsak & Wynn) delves into the documentarian's dilemma: in witnessing ...