38 min

A Conversation With Katherine Govier Let's Talk with Che Marville

    • Society & Culture

In todays' episode, Che has a conversation with the renowned novelist Katherine Govier. Katherine has published eleven novels, three short story collections and two anthologies of travel writing. She has won the City of Toronto Book Award and the Engel/Findlay Award for a writer in mid-career. She is a Distinguished Alumna of The University of Alberta, one of York University’s “Famous Fifty” alumni, and has been recognized by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association for Excellence in the Arts. In 2019 she was inducted as a Member of the Order of Canada. Katherine loves to write about women, artists and adventurers. Ten years ago Katherine founded the acclaimed program The Shoe Project in Toronto, she knew that newcomer women had stories to tell but were often not included in the Canadian conversation. She began a round table conversation with twelve women newcomers from five continents from three simple statements,  “the shoes I left behind”, “the shoes I wore to cross the border” and “the shoes I dreamed I would wear in my new life.” She has built chapters in Vancouver, Canmore, Calgary, Antigonish, and Halifax.  Her newest book is a continuation of the story of Katsushika Oi, the daughter of the great Japanese printmaker Hokusai. Take a listen to the conversation, subscribe, rate and review us on any of the platforms you listen to and share the episode with a friend. Che would love to hear from you.




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In todays' episode, Che has a conversation with the renowned novelist Katherine Govier. Katherine has published eleven novels, three short story collections and two anthologies of travel writing. She has won the City of Toronto Book Award and the Engel/Findlay Award for a writer in mid-career. She is a Distinguished Alumna of The University of Alberta, one of York University’s “Famous Fifty” alumni, and has been recognized by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association for Excellence in the Arts. In 2019 she was inducted as a Member of the Order of Canada. Katherine loves to write about women, artists and adventurers. Ten years ago Katherine founded the acclaimed program The Shoe Project in Toronto, she knew that newcomer women had stories to tell but were often not included in the Canadian conversation. She began a round table conversation with twelve women newcomers from five continents from three simple statements,  “the shoes I left behind”, “the shoes I wore to cross the border” and “the shoes I dreamed I would wear in my new life.” She has built chapters in Vancouver, Canmore, Calgary, Antigonish, and Halifax.  Her newest book is a continuation of the story of Katsushika Oi, the daughter of the great Japanese printmaker Hokusai. Take a listen to the conversation, subscribe, rate and review us on any of the platforms you listen to and share the episode with a friend. Che would love to hear from you.




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Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/chemarvilleletstalk/message

38 min

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