Author interviews, engaging book chat, and news of the latest releases from Alberta independent literary publishing house NeWest Press.
Episode 119: David Martin/KINK BANDS
Poet David Martin joined us to talk about his second collection Kink Bands, as well as the WWE Attitude Era and how to make a poem into a rock.
To grab a copy of Kink Bands, click here.
To learn about David's upcoming Calgary launch, click here, for his Saskatoon launch click here, and for his Edmonton launch click here.
Episode 118: Frances Peck/UNCONTROLLED FLIGHT
Author Frances Peck stopped by to kick off our Fall 2023 season with a discussion of her second novel Uncontrolled Flight. Along the way we talked about following up your last book, as well as the different ways people process grief.
To grab a copy of Uncontrolled Flight for yourself, click here.
To sign up for Frances' online launch on September 12th, click here.
Episode #117: Ruth DyckFehderau/I (ATHENA)
Author Ruth DyckFehderau, whose novel I (Athena) is part of our Nunatak First Fiction series, stopped by the show to talk about the legacies of violence in the institution and how hard it is to get a sense of your own life when it's never been under your control.
To grab a copy of I (Athena), click here.
Keep an eye on our events page to see where you can hear Ruth at an upcoming launch event.
Episode #116: Sid Marty/OLDMAN'S RIVER
Sid Marty came by the studio to talk about his new collected works book Oldman's River, as well as offending editors with lunch selections and becoming a Tiktok star.
To order your copy of Oldman's River, click here.
Keep an eye on our events page to see where you can hear Sid at an upcoming launch event.
Episode #116: Matthew Tétreault/HOLD YOUR TONGUE
Matthew Tétreault joined us to talk about his debut novel Hold Your Tongue, part of the Nunatak First Fiction series. Along the way we talked about mining your own family for character ideas, and the difficulties of writing in three languages at the same time.
To order a copy of Hold Your Tongue on our website, click here.
Keep an eye on our events page to see where you can hear Matthew at an upcoming launch event.
Episode #115: Margie Taylor/ROSE ADDAMS
Margie Taylor came on the show to discuss her new novel Rose Addams, which will be on sale in mid-April. Along the way we talked about mining your own personal life for stories, and how to portray characters whose opinions change over the course of the narrative.
Order a copy of Rose Addams at our website here.
Check out Margie's website here.
Keep an eye on our events page to see where you can hear Margie at an upcoming launch event.