With "heart-quickening" passion and radical generosity, Griffin Poetry Prize winner Jordan Abel talks with David Chariandy about self-care, the pleasure and pain of writing, and what it means to be Nishga (with a 'g').
With writerly expectations dashed and a baby on the way, author Omar Mouallem had to pivot, fast, for his family and his own sanity. His Pandemic University School of Writing lifted a world of fellow storytellers and earned him a well-deserved honorary degree in Being Awesome.
Domestic life never looked so thrilling (or terrifying). Authors Ashley Audrain (The Push) and Karma Brown (Recipe for a Perfect Wife) in sharp, funny, and illuminating in conversation about pre-dawn writing, motherhood, and what can happen when women are not believed.
Three aficionados of the true crime genre talk blood spatter, con artists, dead blondes, doomscrolling, and the stories – and podcasts – that keep them up at night. Also, the allure of the unreliable narrator and questioning authority.
Not only has Don Gillmor won countless literary prizes including last year’s GG win for non-fiction, but he can lay claim to an epic personal phone message from John Malkovich. Certainly an unstoppable literary force no matter what, a long-ago encounter with “a tall elegant woman” on Parliament H...