Interview with Cordelia Strube

Cordelia Strube is an accomplished playwright and the author of nine critically acclaimed novels, including Alex & Zee, Teaching Pigs to Sing, and Lemon. Winner of the CBC literary competition and a Toronto Arts Foundation Award, she has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award, the Trillium Book Award, the WH Smith/Books in Canada First... Continue Reading →

Interview with Andy McGuire

Andy McGuire is from Grand Bend, Ontario, and currently resides in Toronto.  He is pursuing an MFA in creative writing from the University of Guelph.  McGuire’s poems have appeared in Riddle Fence, Hazlitt and The Walrus.  He will present Country Club at the International Festival of Authors Lit on Tour event in Thunder Bay on... Continue Reading →

Interview with Miranda Hill

Miranda Hill is the author of the story collection Sleeping Funny, which won the City of Hamilton Award for Fiction, and of the story “Petitions to Saint Chronic,” which won the McClelland & Stewart/Writers’ Trust of Canada Journey Prize. Hill is the founder and executive director of Project Bookmark Canada, the organization building Canada’s literary... Continue Reading →

Interview with Elizabeth Hay

Elizabeth Hay’s novel, Late Nights on Air, won the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her other works include A Student of Weather (finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Ottawa Book Award), Garbo Laughs (winner of the Ottawa Book Award and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award) and Small Change. In 2002, she received the... Continue Reading →

Interview with Alexander MacLeod

Alexander MacLeod was born in Inverness, Cape Breton and raised in Windsor, Ontario. He holds degrees from the University of Windsor, the University of Notre Dame and McGill, and currently teaches at Saint Mary’s University. MacLeod presents a reading from his celebrated first collection of stories, Light Lifting, which offers a suite of darkly urban... Continue Reading →

Interview with Michael Winter

Michael Winter is the author of the novels This All Happened, The Big Why, The Architects are Here, The Death of Donna Whalen, and Minister Without Portfolio, as well as three short story collections.  Michael will be presenting his first work of non-fiction, Into the Blizzard: Walking the Fields of the Newfoundland Dead, in Thunder... Continue Reading →

Interview with Alison Pick

Alison Pick is the author of the memoir Between Gods, the novels Far to Go and The Sweet Edge, and the poetry collections Question & Answer and The Dream World.  Her writing has appeared widely in publications including The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, and enRoute Magazine. Alison will be in Thunder Bay for the... Continue Reading →

Interview with Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer is the author of the novels All The Broken Things, Perfecting and The Nettle Spinner, as well as the short story collection Way Up. Kathryn’s short fiction has been published in Granta Magazine, The Walrus and Storyville. Kathryn will be in Thunder Bay for the International Festival of Authors on November 6th. Shauna... Continue Reading →

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