Category: Interviews

Interview with Eden Robinson

Eden Robinson is a Haisla/Heiltsuk author who grew up in Haisla, British Columbia. Her first book, Traplines, a collection of short stories, won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1998. Monkey Beach, her first novel, was shortlisted for both The Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award for… Read more →

Restorative Justice, Silence and Writing: Interview with Sue Goyette

Sue Goyette has published four collections of poetry, The True Names of Birds, Undone, Outskirts, and Ocean (the latter made the Canadian short list for the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize in 2014) and a novel, Lures. Goyette has won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, the Atlantic Poetry Prize, the CBC Literary Prize for Poetry, the Earle Birney Prize and the Bliss Carman Award;… Read more →

Interview with Writer and Traveler Dennis Denisoff

About Dennis Denisoff: Dennis grew up in the West Kootenay area of British Columbia and studied creative writing at the now defunct David Thompson University Centre in Nelson with Margaret Hollingsworth, David McFadden, Fred Wah, and Tom Wayman. Here he also studied with George Bowering, Nicole Brossard, and Audrey Thomas, and had the honour of bp Nichol spitting Alpha-bits in his… Read more →