August 03, 2017
Gillian Best on the Power of the Sea, Glaswegian tap water, & a Postcard from Jonathan Franzen
Gillian Best is making waves with her debut novel (we couldn't resist!).The Last Wave (House of Anansi) is an intergenerational drama set in Dover, spanning the decades from the 1940s to the present ...
July 26, 2017
Getting to know Glorious & Free Authors Kim Bozak & Rita Field-Marsham
Glorious & Free (House of Anansi Press) by Rita Field-Marsham and Kim Bozak examines the impact and inspiration of 33 exceptional Canadians, using their achievements and innovation as a lens to ...
June 05, 2017
The Proust Questionnaire, with Kate Cayley
Kate Cayley slips easily from genre to genre, gathering accolades in poetry, young adult and adult fiction (including scooping a prestigious Trillium Prize for her story collection How You Were Born), ...
April 12, 2017
The Proust Questionnaire, with Claire Kelly
Claire Kelly's debut collection, Maunder contains poems that have been praised for their ability to "swagger, stalk, tiptoe, and promenade inquisitively through time and place" (Michael Prior). These ...
February 02, 2017
The Proust Questionnaire, with Paul Benedetti
To paraphrase Tolstoy, it seems fair to say that each funny family is funny in its own way. The Hamilton Spectator's Paul Benedetti runs with that idea in his hilarious portrait of modern family life, You ...
January 11, 2017
The Proust Questionnaire, with Patrick Mathieu
A firehouse might not be the first place you think of when it comes to delicious cooking, but firefighter Patrick Mathieu proves that tasty surprises can lurk in the most unexpected places in Firehouse ...
December 21, 2016
The Proust Questionnaire, with Jane Ozkowski
Jane Ozkowski was the winner of House of Anansi’s Broken Social Scene Story Contest, which invited writers to submit works inspired by the band's iconic You Forgot It In People album. The contest ...
December 08, 2016
The Proust Questionnaire, with Gianna Patriarca
Gianna Patriarca's story collection All My Fallen Angelas (Inanna Publications) spans the decades from the 60s to the present day, telling the stories of a memorable cast of Italian-Canadian women living ...
December 06, 2016
The Proust Questionnaire, with Bruce Meyer
Countless Canadian writers have created memorable characters in the pages of their books, but in Bruce Meyer's Portraits of Canadian Writers (Porcupine's Quill), the writers are the characters. From ...
October 11, 2016
The Proust Questionnaire, with Karen Dubinsky
For Canadians, the idea of Cuba mainly conjures up all-inclusive vacations, buffets, and boozy tropical cocktails. But Karen Dubinsky's Cuba beyond the Beach: Stories of Life in Havana (Between the ...