August 10, 2011
Ten Questions, with Michael Bliss
Michael Bliss has been hailed as one of Canada's leading intellectuals and is often approached for his opinion on political, cultural and historical issues. His achievements have earned him an Order of ...
December 08, 2010
The Proust Questionnaire, with Brooke Ford
Brooke Ford lives in Toronto, Ontario, and is currently a Ph.D. student at Ryerson University. She has been published in Canada, including in Open Book: Toronto and The Globe and Mail. She is part of ...
November 24, 2010
Inside the University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA at Guelph-Humber, with Catherine Bush
Catherine Bush, novelist and associate program coordinator of the University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA at Guelph-Humber, talks to Open Book about their unique writing program, the award-winning mentoring ...
July 12, 2010
Interview: Alana Wilcox, Senior Editor, Coach House Books
When Alana Wilcox fished me out of the slush pile, she walked into my life with ease, ferocity and intelligence. Working with an editor is an experience of intimacy. But, like working with a director, ...
February 19, 2010
"A movie Began to Play Out in My Mind’s Eye": Kathleen Grissom on Her Novel, The Kitchen House
Kathleen Grissom talks about reading, writing, the inspiration for her first novel, The Kitchen House (Simon & Schuster), and the research she did while writing her book.Q:How did you come to write ...
October 07, 2009
Ten Questions with Trilby Kent
Trilby Kent has written for the Canadian national press and publications in Europe and America; her short stories have appeared in such magazines as Mslexia and The African American Review. She now lives ...
September 24, 2009
Ten Questions with Harry Bruce
Open Book talks to Harry Bruce about his writing, reading and his latest book, Page Fright: Foibles and Fetishes of Famous Writers (McClelland & Stewart).Open Book: Toronto:Tell us about your latest ...