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The Chat

Great writers from across the country sit down with us to talk about their books, and the stories behind them.

GGBooks Special: The Chat with Tolu Oloruntoba

by Trevor Corkum

We continue with our GG coverage in conversation with poet Tolu Oloruntoba. His collection the Junta of Happenstance (Anstruther/Palimpsest) is the 2021 …

GGBooks Special: The Chat with Erín Moure

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in our extended 2021 Governor General's Literary Awards coverage, we’re in conversation with Erín Moure, winner for translation from French …

GGBooks Special: The Chat with Hannah Moscovitch

by Trevor Corkum

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with each of this year’s seven English-language winners of the Canada Council Governor General’s Literary …

The Chat with Hasan Namir

by Trevor Corkum

Poet Hasan Namir has produced a moving and complex portrait of fatherhood in his latest work, the poetry collection Umbilical Cord (Book*hug). Today he …

Giller Prize Special: The Chat with Angelique Lalonde

We're pleased to share this Chat with Angelique Lalonde, a 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist for her short story collection Glorious Frazzled Beings …

Giller Prize Special: The Chat with Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in our special coverage of the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize is Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia, whose novel The Son of the House (Dundurn) is a finalist. …

Giller Prize Special: The Chat with Omar El Akkad

by Trevor Corkum

Omar El Akkad's novel, What Strange Paradise (McClelland & Stewart), is a 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist.

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Giller Prize Special: The Chat with Jordan Tannahill

by Trevor Corkum

We begin this year’s special Scotiabank Giller Prize coverage of The Chat in conversation with Jordan Tannahill, author of the novel The Listeners (HarperCollins). …

The Chat with David Bergen

by Trevor Corkum

Celebrated author and Giller Prize-winner David Bergen’s new novel, Out of Mind (Goose Lane), picks up where The Matter with Morris left off. Written …

The Chat with Kathleen Winter

by Trevor Corkum

This week I'm in conversation with celebrated author Kathleen Winter, whose new novel Undersong (Knopf) celebrates the gifted Romantic era poet Dorothy …

The Chat with Jordan Abel

by Trevor Corkum

"What does it mean to be Indigenous? What does it mean to be Indigenous but to be dispossessed of both traditional land as well as traditional Indigenous …

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