Interview with Evan S. Sullivan

Evan S. Sullivan lives in Ontario, Canada, with his fiancé, their very good dog, and their very just fine cat. Evan teaches university writing courses; in his free time he enjoys travelling, playing the piano, replaying his favorite video games, and continuing his 10-year wait for the next installment in his favorite book series to... Continue Reading →

Library Creates Indigenous Knowledge Centres

Your Thunder Bay Public Library is creating an Indigenous Knowledge Centre at each branch. Although it is still in progress as we are selecting new books and other materials for it and working with the Indigenous Advisory Council and Liaison to design the spaces to include artwork, treaty maps and other key elements, the basic... Continue Reading →

Interview with Simon Rose

Simon Rose has written many books for young people, including The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Sphere of Septimus, and the Shadowzone series, as well as a large number of nonfiction titles. He has been nominated for the Silver Birch, Diamond Willow and Golden Eagle book awards. Born and raised in England, he lives in Calgary, Alberta.... Continue Reading →

Interview with Grace O’Connell

Grace O’Connell is the author of The Globe and Mail Best Book Magnified World and 2014 winner of the Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer Award. She holds an MFA in creative writing, and her work has appeared in various publications including The Walrus, Taddle Creek, The Globe and Mail, National Post and Elle Canada. She... Continue Reading →

Interview with Terry Fallis

Terry Fallis earned an engineering degree from McMaster University. Drawn to politics, he worked for cabinet ministers at Queen’s Park and Ottawa. His first novel, The Best Laid Plans, began as a podcast, then was self-published, won the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, was re-published by McClelland & Stewart to great reviews, was crowned the... Continue Reading →

Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller

Swimming Lessons is the second novel by English author Claire Fuller. I was lucky enough to get an advanced reading copy of the book to review for our readers. Swimming Lessons is a story within a story about a passionate but troubled marriage and its aftermath. Ingrid Coleman wrote letters to her husband, Gil, and... Continue Reading →

Interview with Karen Connelly

Karen Connelly is the author of 10 books of bestselling non-fiction, fiction and poetry. She has won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for her poetry, the Governor General’s Award for her non-fiction and Britain’s Orange Broadband Prize for New Fiction for her first novel, The Lizard Cage. Connelly presents her latest collection of poetry, Come... Continue Reading →

Interview with Michael Christie

Michael Christie is the author of If I Fall, If I Die, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, won the Northern Lit Award, and was selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice. His collection of short stories, The Beggar's Garden, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, a finalist for the Writers'... Continue Reading →

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