Spoken Word and Working Artists: Hannah Macready Interviews Johnny MacRae

 •  April 25

Photo by: Derek Ford Johnny MacRae is a Vancouver-based spoken word artist, educator and community organizer. He was named Victoria Spoken Word...

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Poet Spotlight: Cassandra Blanchard

 •  April 8

It’s poetry month! Cassandra Blanchard is one excited debut poet. Her new book, Fresh Pack of Smokes will launch on April 24th in Vancouver (and...

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The Forbidden Purple City: Interview with Philip Huynh

 •  March 5

In The Forbidden Purple City, (Goose Lane Editions, 2019) debut author Philip Huynh dives headfirst into the Vietnamese diaspora. In these...

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Growing Room and the Future of CanLit: Hannah Macready interviews Chelene Knight

 •  February 12

Chelene Knight is the author of the poetry collection Braided Skin and the memoir Dear Current Occupant, winner of the 2018 Vancouver Book...

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The Passport Filled with Shrapnel: Rob Taylor interviews Dominique Bernier-Cormier

 •  December 6

Two Excerpts from Correspondent Early morning, August 12. Hydrogen peroxide leaks from an I-15 torpedo aboard the Kursk. Liquid falls, drop by...

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Russell Thornton and Phoebe Wang in Conversation–An Excerpt from What the Poets Are Doing: Canadian Poets in Conversation

 •  November 13

The following is an excerpt from What the Poets Are Doing: Canadian Poets in Conversation, which will be published by Nightwood Editions in late...

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Isn’t every story or poem about love in one way or another?: Stephanie Sirois Interviews Patricia Young

 •  November 2

Amateurs at Love explores love: what love means, the different ways one can hurt or heal, love between couples, love between children, unrequited...

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An Entire Page of Words About One Damn Thing: Rob Taylor interviews Curtis Leblanc

 •  September 29

Sonnet for the Driveways of Our Childish Years All the tennis balls that our Gretzky curves couldn't guide past the taut rubber screen of a...

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To Boldly Poem: An Interview with Jenna Lyn Albert

 •  September 20

Fearless, precise and bold, Bec & Call is the debut collection from Acadian poet Jenna Lyn Albert. Rife with colloquialisms, irony and a healthy dose...

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Slam Dancing: Jillian Christmas Interviews mitcholos touchie

 •  April 18

Łapḥsp̓at̓unakʔi Łim̓aqsti AKA mitcholos touchie is an indigenous Spoken Word artist from Hitacu, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ x Nuučaan̓uɫ...

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