Our Coast-to-Coast Guide to Word on the Street 2011
With its tagline, "Celebrating Reading, Advocating Literacy," WOTS is a chance for Canadians to learn about and support local literacy causes, as well …
Put a Bird On It
Bird books, it turns out, aren't so rare after all, but we think they're kind of lovely.
Rebecca Rosenblum and Mark Sampson on loving an author, and the momentous highs (and moronic lows) of the writer's life.
Authors Rebecca Rosenblum and Mark Sampson discuss their living (and loving) relationship.
How to be a good creative writing student: Guest Post by Kevin Chong
In 2011, “Can creative writing can be taught?” is a question that’s about as relevant as “Should I own a refrigerator?”
Places and Novels: Guest Post by Peter Behrens
"I need to seed a book in a place. In my mind I plant the idea of the book in one very specific patch of ground and hope it will grow from there."
In Conversation With: Shari Lapena on her love of wilderness adventure tales
Shari Lapena chats with Host Julie Wilson about her love of adventure tales, and reads from Things Go Flying.
Food and Farming Books (by Margaret Webb)
"Saving our local food systems may well be the most important thing we do for future generations."
Robert J. Wiersema on the Springsteen songs that don't appear in his mixtape-memoir Walk Like a Man.
Rob Wiersema shares the B Sides mixtape to Walk Like a Man.
What I Read on my Summer Vacation: Guest Post by Andrew Larsen
Andrew Larsen on the kids books that made him resolve to spend this school year reading more.
In Conversation With: Julie Booker on photography and how to frame a story. (cc: @houseofanansi)
Host Julie Wilson chats with Julie Booker about travel, photography and how to match the right tools to the right story.