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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.

The Chat with GG's Literature Award Winner Lazer Lederhendler

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in our special 2020 GG Awards coverage is our conversation with Lazer Lederhendler, who won his third Governor General’s Award for his English …

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

by Trevor Corkum

We continue our special coverage of this year’s Governor General's Literature Award winners in conversation with the acclaimed Fan Brothers (Terry Fan, …

The Chat Special Coverage: Griffin Poetry Prize Roundtable 2021

by Trevor Corkum

We’re so pleased to be partnering once again with our friends at the Griffin Poetry Prize to profile this year’s three Canadian finalists in a special …

The Chat with Richard Van Camp

by Trevor Corkum

Author Richard Van Camp is a celebrated and beloved storyteller who has worked across many genres. His latest offering, Gather: On the Joy of Storytelling …

The Chat with Christopher DiRaddo

by Trevor Corkum

Christopher DiRaddo’s sophomore novel, The Family Way, is a dynamic and rich exploration of queer family, parenthood, and the deep bonds of love that …

The Chat with Krista Foss

by Trevor Corkum

With Half Life (McClelland & Stewart), Krista Foss has delivered a spectacular sophomore novel, one that entangles complex questions of generational …

The Chat with Krista Foss

by Trevor Corkum

With Half Life (McClelland & Stewart), Krista Foss has delivered a spectacular sophomore novel, one that entangles complex questions of generational trauma, …

The Chat with Carol Bruneau

by Trevor Corkum

For anyone who adores the work of famed painter Maud Lewis and has wondered about her life, Carol Bruneau’s new novel Brighten the Corner Where You …

The Chat with Shanice Nicole

by Trevor Corkum

Dear Black Girls (Metonymy) is a gorgeous picture book offering love and reassurance to Black girls the world over. Writer Shanice Nicole has collaborated …

The Chat with Eva Crocker

by Trevor Corkum

This week we’re in conversation with author Eva Crocker. Her debut novel, All I Ask, (House of Anansi Press) was published to rave reviews last year …

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    By Trevor Corkum

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

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