Province books blogger Peter Darbyshire chats with writers about their new books, the writing process and the publishing issues of the day.
Elisabeth de Mariaffi
Elisabeth de Mariaffi’s first novel, The Devil You Know, is a book about fear. It follows a young reporter, Evie, who is covering the Paul Bernardo murders — and who fears she is being stalked herself. Elisabeth chats with host Peter Darbyshire about her book and life.
Guns and A.J. Somerset
Host Peter Darbyshire speaks with A.J. Somerset, author of Arms: The Culture and the Credo of the Gun, about gun culture, the NRA, firearms legislation and whether or not shooting sprees can ever be stopped.
On Spec Magazine Editor Diane Walton
On Spec has long been Canada’s leading magazine of the fantastic and has helped launch a countless number of Canadian writers’ careers. Host Peter Darbyshire chats with editor Diane Walton about the magazine, sci-fi and fantasy fandom, and the future of On Spec itself.
Hal Wake – Artistic Director of The Vancouver Writers Festival
Forget pumpkin spice lattes - the real sign of fall in Vancouver is the buzz about the Vancouver Writers Festival. We sit down with artistic director Hal Wake to learn what the Writers Fest has in store for us this year and to hear his thoughts on the current state ofCanLit.
The Hugo Hostilites
Writer, podcaster and mad scientist Kristi Charish returns to the Book Rogues to talk about the Hugo Hostilities and the aftermath of the Sad/Rabid Puppies campaign that divided sci-fi and fantasy fandom this year.
Canada’s answer to Stephen King – Robert J. Wiersema
Host Peter Darbyshire talks to Canada's answer to Stephen King, Robert J. Wiersema about his new book Black Feathers, why stories are like religion to him and why he’s tattooed lines of literature on his body.
Great authors, interesting talks. What more could you want?