October 14, 2017
The Writer in the World: Love, Write, Resist, Heal, Part Two with Alicia Elliot
A Conversation with Alicia Elliot, Part TwoCL: To continue from where we left off: Have you considered the book-length poem? This is not to suggest book-length poems are long-winded, though. Jokes aside, ...
October 11, 2017
The Writer in the World: Love, Write, Resist, Heal, Part One with Alicia Elliot
A Conversation With Alicia Elliot: Part OneCanisia Lubrin: Many writers over time have expressed the sentiment that the writer, in order to write, is always at odds with their society. This appears, ...
October 06, 2017
The Writer in the World: Defiance, Imagination and the Future with Kaie Kellough
A Conversation with Kaie KelloughCanisia Lubrin: Many writers over time have expressed the sentiment that the writer, in order to write, is always at odds with their society. I’m keen for your insights ...
October 02, 2017
VJ & Music Reporter KCC on His Favourite Reads
KCC (also known as Kim Clarke Champniss) took an unusual route to his career as a DJ, a popular MuchMusic VJ and, later, reporter for The New Music. He might be the only music journalist to get his ...
September 28, 2017
Cynthia Flood on the Books of Her Life: Lessing, Sewell, Kipling, & More
Whether she is telling a story that stretches over decades or one that is compressed into a matter of hours, Cynthia Flood has a knack for peeling back the surface and delving deep into the human condition. ...
September 05, 2017
Debut picture book author Carolyn Huizinga Mills on Montgomery, Atwood, Mistry & More
Who doesn't love a nice warm bath? Sally, the protagonist of Carolyn Huizinga Mills' The Little Boy Who Lived Down the Drain (Fitzhenry & Whiteside) certainly loves taking baths -- but as the title ...
August 31, 2017
September 2017 writer-in-residence Andrew Kaufman on His Favourite Books
Andrew Kaufman's writing is utterly unique. Incorporating humour, magic realism, and his own brand of tight, brainy prose, his books (including acclaimed novels like The Waterproof Bible and All My ...
August 30, 2017
Martha Baillie's Favourite Books & Biggest Influences
Giller Prize longlisted author Martha Baillie is a favourite author to many, with her past novels, including The Search for Heinrich Schlögel and The Incident Report, attracting wide acclaim. If ...
July 25, 2017
Fanny Britt on Judy Blume, The Handmaid's Tale, & Reading Kundera Too Young
Acclaimed author, playwright, and translator Fanny Britt's Hunting Houses (House of Anansi Press) follows protagonist Tessa over just a few days, after she runs into her ex-boyfriend, who was her first ...
June 27, 2017
Jennifer Lanthier on the Magic of Reading for the First Time
Breaking up with a friend is never easy. But it's especially tough when there is an entire world on the line. Such is the dilemma young Oscar finds himself in as he pens a fiery goodbye to his best friend ...