Author Interview

Shane Rhodes book launch trailer

Posted by admin on January 14, 2014 at 2:25 pm

  Watch the new trailer for Shane Rhodes‘s Ottawa launch of X, available here. Rhodes’s latest work was inspired by one of Canada’s most unpoetic subjects: Canada’s post-confederation treaties and the recent Idle No More protests. Investigating what the treaties mean today and what art can do with such unpoetic documents.   Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014 Time: 8:30pm [...]

Bradley Somer is a New Voice at SCFWA

Posted by admin on August 13, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Nightwood Editions author Bradley Somer and House of Anansi’s Théoodora Armstrong join this year’s Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts in the ever-popular New Voices event on Sunday, August 18 at 3 PM. This year’s new voices are new in more ways than one. Their first books are daring, stylistically innovative and fresh in content. These two young [...]

Jay MillAr’s new Toronto Quarterly interview

Posted by admin on July 24, 2013 at 5:08 pm

Have a look at this new Toronto Quarterly interview with poet Jay MillAr. Asked to define his new collection, Jay offered this description of Timely Irreverence: I suppose it would be me advocating that poetry (a term synonymous with creativity) be part of one’s everyday life, for noticing that creativity is not something that is separate from the [...]

Brad Cran talks poetry on CBC’s Airplay

Posted by admin on June 27, 2013 at 2:19 pm

Have a listen to this CBC Airplay interview with Brad Cran about poetry, the power of words and how he has connected with people through his writing. In this program, he also reads poetry from his new collection, Ink on Paper. Brad visited the Yukon this month where he participated in the Whitehorse Poetry Festival [...]