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Warming Winter Minds: Guest Post by Kim Anderson

There is so much to be learned about the history and worldviews of Indigenous societies... If we can be entertained and enraptured by story along the …

Giller Bridesmaids: Where are they now?

A look back at the "Giller Effect" for those writers whose books are shortlisted for the prize.

A Shoe in the Wall: Guest Post by Tristan Hughes

Looking for signs of nature, and signs of men.

In Conversation With: Farzana Doctor on Queer, South Asian Identity and Being a Psychotherapist

Farzana Doctor on how the principles of psychotherapy apply to character construction in her novels.

"I Am Not At Peace": Ghosts and Haunting in Canadian Fiction

Something is extra-unnatural about the supernatural in Canadian fiction, which renders an encounter with it all the more spooky and sinister.

The Hard Part: Guest Post by David Whitton

"It’s not the sentences you write, not the launches you attend or the readings that you give or the rejection you endure, although all of those things …

EXCLUSIVE PODCAST: In Conversation With Marina Endicott (The IFOA Edition)

Marina Endicott and Julie Wilson catch up in a hotel room during the 2011 International Festival of Authors.

Picture Books We Have Known and Loved (by Sara O'Leary)

"Here are a few of the picture books that stay with me (both literally and figuratively)."

In Conversation With: Cheryl Foggo on the Personal, Political and Creating Space for Characters of Colour in Children's Literature

Cheryl Foggo talks about how her politicized outlook as a Black woman and her creative impulse as a writer have melded in her latest illustrated children's …

That Trying Genre: Guest Post by Susan Olding

"In an unstable world, we want to know what we’re getting, and with an essay, we can never be sure."

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