canadian literature

Oct 18, 2016

Lawrence Hill on his novel, 'The Illegal'

Needs No Introduction
From Octopus Books in Ottawa, author and journalist Waubgeshig Rice talks to Lawrence Hill about his novel "The Illegal."
Book Review
Mar 31, 2016

The power of memory and storytelling

Christine Smith (McFarlane)
Author Lee Maracle shows why she is one of the greatest writers of her time with her new collection on storytelling. It (almost) left our reviewer speechless.
Aug 17, 2015
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Why culture is an election issue in 2015

Heather Menzies
Canadian culture is an election issue this year. Why? If we only focus on for-profit media, we lose touch with public-interest infrastructure and the stories that connect us.
Apr 8, 2015

Q&A with George Elliott Clarke

Lauren Scott
Acclaimed Canadian poet George Elliott Clarke talks Black Canadian literature, history, politics and hell.
Feb 24, 2015

Q+A with poet Kevan Anthony Cameron A.K.A Scruffmouth

Lauren Scott
As many of you know, February is Black History Month and I spoke to co-editor of The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry, Kevan Anthony Cameron, about his life, work and poetry.
Jan 7, 2015

CWILA's new critic-in-residence looks forward to 2015

Lauren Scott
The Canadian Women in the Literary Arts (CWILA) announced last month that Vancouver-based transgender writer and scholar Lucas Crawford will be the organization's 2015 critic-in-residence.
Dec 18, 2014

Canadian indie publisher: Gerbil Meets Mouse

Lauren Scott
Gerbil Meets Mouse is a Canadian children's book publishing company that publishes books specifically about gerbils, that aim to bring certain social issues to light in a fun and relatable way.
Book Review
Dec 18, 2014
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Best book reviews of 2014

Kaitlin McNabb
Book reviews! Get your book reviews here! We reviewed numerous books in the book lounge this year and here are a few of the standouts.


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