October 07, 2021
"That Edge of Freedom" D.M. Bradford on The Ups and Downs of Poetry
D.M. Bradford's hotly anticipated debut poetry collection, Dream of No One But Myself (Brick Books) is a work of stunning creativity and self awareness, delving into family trauma and complications, ...
May 18, 2023
D.M. Bradford on Translating Nicholas Dawson's Stunning Poetry Collection, House Within a House
Nicholas Dawson's Désormais, ma demeure (Triptyque, 2020) was received as a powerful and authentic exploration of depression when it was published, and it became one of the most decorated French-language ...
August 10, 2021
Guelph MFA Grads Simone Dalton and D.M. Bradford on Family, Loss, Writing, and Community (Part 2 of 2)
Last week we hosted the first half of an in-depth conversation between recent University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA alums Simone Dalton, an author and playwright, and D.M. Bradford, a poet and ...
August 05, 2021
Guelph MFA Grads Simone Dalton and D.M. Bradford on Family, Loss, Writing, and Community (Part 1 of 2)
You've made it into one of the most competitive MFA programmes in the country. Now what? Recent University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA alums Simone Dalton, an author and playwright, and D.M. Bradford, ...
July 11, 2018
Being Prime Minister author J.D.M. Stewart Takes Us Behind the Scenes
With just 23 members, it may be the country's most exclusive club. Canadian Prime Ministers, seven of whom are still alive in addition to our current PM Justin Trudeau, have shaped the course not only ...
September 24, 2015
I got my M.D. on an internet forum
I have a certain amount of scientific literacy, and I like to puzzle things out; I’m not afraid of new notation or difficult terms. In other words, I’ll wade right into the technical stuff. Usually, ...
October 12, 2022
Canada Council for the Arts Announces Nominees for the 2022 Governor General's Literary Awards
This morning, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the nominees for the 2022 Governor General's Literary Awards. Including French and English nominees, 70 works have been honoured, with writers, ...
July 09, 2020
On Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city
Music has always been part of my DNA. I consumed it with the same intensity as I did literature, and at no less voracious a rate. Large swaths of my adolescence were spent lying on the floor, eyes closed ...
June 14, 2022
"Even Staring Out the Window Has Changed" The 2022 Griffin Prize Poets Speak in Depth on Their Writing Lives
This year, there are ten writers and translators nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prizes. The two prizes—one open to collections authored by Canadian poets and one open to any international collection ...
April 13, 2022
Griffin Poetry Prize Announces 2022 Shortlists, with a Second Appearance for Liz Howard
Today the Griffin Poetry Prize announced their international and Canadian shortlists for the 2022 prizes. Notably, Liz Howard makes her second appearance on the Canadian list, with her previous collection, Infinite ...