The Way We Flattened

The Way We Flattened

The freedom of being 80 in lockdown. An appreciation of public trust in government. The downside of zoom interviews. The perils of online shopping. A fake dean of a fake university. A willing castaway in a republic of one. All moved and shaken by a global pandemic and all the chaos it has unearthed.

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The Way We Flattened
  • The Way We Flattened

    The freedom of being 80 in lockdown. An appreciation of public trust in government. The downside of zoom interviews. The perils of online shopping. A fake dean of a fake university. A willing castaway in a republic of one. All moved and shaken by a global pandemic and all the chaos it has unearth...

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  • Interview: Sharon Butala

    The incomparable, award-winning author of Season of Fury and Wonder, Sharon Butala joins us from her aerie high above the Calgary skyline where she yearns for company but finds hope under a “measureless silent sky” (swoon).

    Pick up a copy of Season of Fury and Wonder here: https://wordfest.com/2...

  • Interview: Ethan Lou

    While we hungrily await Ethan Lou‘s upcoming book Once a Bitcoin Miner, we vow to seek love and comfort akin to what he discovered in Germany via dutifully following the “rules of plague.”

    Pick up a copy of Field Notes from a Pandemic here: https://wordfest.com/2020/imagineonair-recommended-book...

  • Interview: Bob Wiseman

    Bob Wiseman is many things — writer, producer, composer, musician, PhD student. But his most striking gift, fearlessly revealed last night, is his willingness to share his discomfort and vulnerability in this altered state of connection and communication.

    Pick up a copy of Music Lessons here: ht...

  • Interview: Bill Richardson

    A national treasure and the storyteller we’d most want to be washed ashore with in lieu of a stack of books, Vancouver’s Bill Richardson is always full of surprise and delight.

    Pick up a copy of I Saw Three Ships here: https://wordfest.com/2020/imagineonair-recommended-books/bill-richardson/

  • Interview: Omar Mouallem

    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.

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