Author interviews, engaging book chat, and news of the latest releases from Alberta independent literary publishing house NeWest Press.
Episode #108: Kathryn Willcock/UP THE COAST
Author Kathryn Willcock joined us to talk about her new memoir UP THE COAST, as well as pieces that didn't make the cut and the value of blue-collar storytelling.
Pre-order your copy of UP THE COAST at www.newestpress.com!
Episode #107: Jill Frayne/WHY I'M HERE
Travel writer Jill Frayne stopped by to talk about her first fiction book (and part of the Nunatak First Fiction series no less) WHY I'M HERE. Along the way, we talked about the North, social work and why mentorship can teach you how to write outside your comfort zones. Pre-order your copy of WHY I'M HERE now at www.newestpress.com!
Episode #106: Darcy Tamayose/ EZRA'S GHOSTS
Darcy Tamayose stopped by to talk about her much-anticipated new book Ezra's Ghosts, a collection of linked stories.
Along the way we talked about comic books, Stephen King and the early days of the pandemic.
Pre-order your copy of the book now at www.newestpress.com!
Episode #105: Frances Peck/THE BROKEN PLACES
Debut author and editor Frances Peck joined us to talk about her novel The Broken Places, part of our Nunatak First Fiction Series.
Along the way we talked about writing about disasters while new ones crop up in real life, and why flawed characters can be our favourites.
Join Frances for a reading with the North Shore Writers' Association March 29th at 7 pm!
Pre-order your copy of the book at www.newestpress.com!
Episode #104: J.T. Siemens/TO THOSE WHO KILLED ME
Mystery author J.T. Siemens joined us to talk about his debut novel TO THOSE WHO KILLED ME. Along the way we talked about first brushes with mortality and what authors can learn from physical trainers. Pre-order your copy of TO THOSE WHO KILLED ME here: https://newestpress.com/books/to-those-who-killed-me
Episode #103: Thomas Wharton/ICEFIELDS LANDMARK EDITION
Thomas Wharton joined us to talk about the new edition of his classic novel ICEFIELDS. Along the way we talked about the curse of being prescient on climate change issues, as well as living a fuller life than your characters ever could.
Come to the Zoom launch for ICEFIELDS: LANDMARK EDITION on Tuesday, October 26 at 7 pm Mountain: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/icefields-landmark-edition-launch-tickets-176566654617?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Grab your own copy of ICEFIELDS here: https://newestpress.com/books/icefields-landmark-edition