June 11, 2019
"I Love How Short Fiction’s DNA Embodies the Broken" Elise Levine on Her New Story Collection & the Craft of Short Fiction
So much has been said - or rather, raved - about Elise Levine's fiction that an introduction to her writing could nearly be a book in itself. To pick just a few: NOW Magazine called her "A cutting-edge ...
March 13, 2019
Antanas Sileika on Writing the "James Bond of Lithuania" in his Compelling New Historical Novel, Provisionally Yours
At the opening of Antanas Sileika's Provisionally Yours (Biblioasis), Justas Adamonis is returning to his hometown. It's not a simple and happy homecoming though - Justas is a former counterintelligence ...
January 02, 2019
Best Canadian Stories Editor Russell Smith on Short Fiction & the Importance of Variety
For more than 45 years, the most interesting, innovative, and memorable short stories of the year have been collected in Best Canadian Stories, with a list of past contributors that includes the likes ...
November 20, 2018
Mike Barnes on Choosing a Deceptively Simple Title for His Book of Letters to Caregivers
Sometimes deft simplicity is where we find the greatest impact when it comes to writing. That proves true in the title of Mike Barnes' Be With: Letters to a Caregiver (Biblioasis). The title Be With ...
September 17, 2018
Scotiabank Giller Prize Names 12 Title Longlist: Familiar Faces, Debuts & More
The Scotiabank Giller Prize, the $100,000 fiction prize that honours the finest in Canadian prose each year and dominates the literary landscape in Canada, has announced its 2018 12-title longlist.The ...
March 01, 2017
Geometry Made Into Poetry: A conversation with Mark Kingwell about the game of baseball
For baseball devotees, whether they be of the emotional or analytical type, this time of year is one of hope, renewal, and endless possibility. Over the past few weeks, baseball players from across the ...