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Tackling the Big Themes

By Daniel Kalla

"I am drawn to fiction writers who highlight vital social and scientific themes through their novels. And fortunately, there is an abundance of Canadian authors who do that exceptionally well."

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An excerpt from new memoir The Queer Evangelist, Cheri DiNovo's story of her life as a queer minister, politician and staunch activist for LGBTQ rights.

 The Chat with GG's Literature Award Winners The Fan Brothers

We continue our special coverage of this year’s Governor General's Literature Award winners in conversation with the acclaimed Fan Brothers (Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Devin Fan), co-winners of the 2020 G …

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Compelling stories showcasing Jewish Heritage to be enjoyed by readers of all ages.

The Chat with GG's Literature Award Winner Madhur Anand

Check out our conversation with Madhur Anand, whose brilliant experimental memoir This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart has won a Governor General's Literary Award for Nonfiction!

Me and Bridget Jones (20 Years Later)

Erika Thorkelson's "Me and Bridget Jones (20 Years Later)" is one of the essays in Midlife, a new essay collection exploring a group of writer friends' experiences of life in their middle age.

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