March 23, 2022
"I am a Listener First" The 2022 Canada Reads Panelists on Keeping Open Minds & Hearts in the Big Book Battle
The clock is ticking: next week, CBC Canada Reads is back for 2022, with a superstar line up of books that makes it impossible to guess the eventual winner (just the way we like it!).The 2022 panelist ...
January 26, 2022
CBC Books Announces The 2022 Canada Reads Panellists & Books, Including Two Giller Winning Novels
This March, one Canadian writer will add the coveted CBC Canada Reads crown to their honours, and it looks like this year, a major literary honour won't be an unfamiliar experience for the eventual winner. ...
February 25, 2020
A Love Letter to Scarborough Writers
To busy writers, penning poems on the back of receipts, scribbling into notebooks on Line 3 — this is for you.I rarely find time to sit down and write anymore. Instead, I create fragments wherever I ...
April 17, 2019
I was asked to give a keynote address at the launch of the student literary journal, Scarborough Fair at the University of Toronto Scarborough. The theme was “The Creative Life”. As their Writer in ...
May 17, 2018
"I Give Myself Over to the Process" Catherine Hernandez Shares Advice & Inspiration on the Ups & Downs of the Writing Life
Catherine Hernandez's writing is both unforgettable and unmistakable. The strength of her voice, her candid and raw vulnerability, and her empathetic storytelling show up in whatever format she is writing, ...
May 15, 2017
The Dirty Dozen, with Catherine Hernandez
Catherine Hernandez's Scarborough (Arsenal Pulp Press) is a force to be reckoned with. Filled with the vibrant voices of a struggling but tight-knit community in the titular city, the story immerses ...