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Great writers sit down with us to talk about their books—and the stories behind them.

2023 GGBooks Special: The Chat with Hannah Green

by Trevor Corkum

Coverage of this year’s Governor General’s Literary Awards continues with our conversation with Hannah Green. Hannah’s Xanax Cowboy (House of Anansi …

2023 GGBooks Special: The Chat with Cliff Cardinal

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in our coverage of this year’s Governor General Awards is an interview with playwright Cliff Cardinal. Cliff’s play William Shakespeare’s …

2023 GGBooks Special: The Chat with Peter McCambridge

by Trevor Corkum

This year’s Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation was awarded to Peter McCambridge, for Rosa’s Very Own Personal Revolution (QC Fiction, …

2023 GGBooks Special: The Chat with Anuja Varghese

by Trevor Corkum

In Chrysalis (House of Anansi Press), author Anuja Varghese writes powerful, genre-blending stories of transformation and belonging that centre women of …

2023 GGBooks Special: The Chat with Sarah Everett

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in this year’s coverage of the Governor General’s Literary Awards, we’re in conversation with Sarah Everett. Her YA novel The Probability …

2023 GGBooks Special: The Chat with Jack Wong

by Trevor Corkum

It’s that time of year again! We’re pleased to highlight all of this year’s English-language Governor General’s Literary Award winners, beginning …

Giller Prize 2023 Special: The Chat with Kevin Chong

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in this year’s Giller Prize special coverage, we’re in conversation with author Kevin Chong. His novel The Double Life of Benson Yu is a 2023 …

Giller Prize 2023 Special: The Chat with Dionne Irving

by Trevor Corkum

We begin this year’s special Giller coverage in conversation with Dionne Irving. Her short story collection The Islands is a 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize …

The Chat with Janika Oza

by Trevor Corkum

Janika Oza’s powerful debut novel, A History of Burning, spans multiple generations and three continents, telling the story of a family shaped by exile, …

The Chat with Buffy Cram

by Trevor Corkum

Buffy Cram is back with an extraordinary new novel. Once Upon an Effing Time (Douglas & McIntyre) introduces us to a young girl named Elizabeth Squires …

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