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Interview #72!

The seventy-second author interview on TBPL Off the Shelf went live today. This time I interviewed Linden MacIntyre about going from newspaper reporting to hosting radio and television shows, the difference between writing fiction and nonfiction, and the most interesting fact he found while researching The Wake: the Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami.  You can find the interview here.

This is also the final interview with the authors who are coming to Thunder Bay for the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) Lit On Tour event; this year the event will be on November 5th at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.

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Interview #71!

The seventy-first author interview on TBPL Off the Shelf went live today. This time I interviewed Rune Christiansen about what first drew him to poetry, the most rewarding and challenging aspects of teaching, and how involved he was with the translation process of his newest book.  You can find the interview here.

This is also the second interview this year with the three authors who are coming to Thunder Bay for the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) Lit On Tour event; this year the event will be on November 5th at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.

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Interview #70!

The seventieth author interview on TBPL Off the Shelf went live last week (whoops!) This time I interviewed Ann Hui about becoming the Globe and Mail‘s national food reporter, her new book Chop Suey Nation, and what she thought of “chop suey” dishes when she finally tried them.  You can find the interview here.

This is also the first interview of three this year with the authors who are coming to Thunder Bay for the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) Lit On Tour event; this year the event will be on November 5th at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.

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Interview #48

The forty-eighth author interview on TBPL Off the Shelf went live today.  This is also the final interview with the authors who are coming to Thunder Bay for the International Festival of Authors (IFOA); this year the event will be on October 30th at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.  This time I interviewed Gary Barwin about repopulating existing texts, needle miners, and poetic forms writing us.  You can find the interview here!

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Interview #47

The forty-seventh author interview on TBPL Off the Shelf went live today.  This is also the second of three interviews with the authors who are coming to Thunder Bay for the International Festival of Authors (IFOA); this year the event will be on October 30th at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.  This time I interviewed Grace O’Connell about teaching creative writing, editing with Open Book, and writing about a hostage situation.  You can find the interview here!

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Interview #46

The forty-sixth author interview on TBPL Off the Shelf went live a few days ago (I forgot to post about it on here).  This is also the first of three interviews with the authors who are coming to Thunder Bay for the International Festival of Authors (IFOA); this year the event will be on October 30th at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.  This time I interviewed Terry Fallis about his unique writing process, writing about feminist literature, and his circuitous route to writing.  You can find the interview here!

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My 24th Author Interview!

The twenty-fourth author interview on TBPL Off the Shelf went live today!  This is also the final of three interviews with the authors who are coming to Thunder Bay for the International Festival of Authors (IFOA).  This time I interviewed Miranda Hill about why her writing is like a box of chocolates, her coaching service, and Project Bookmark Canada.  You can find the interview here!

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