The Wordstock Sudbury podcast is produced by the Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival. Each episode features fascinating conversations with novelists, poets and other creatives leaving their mark on the Canadian literary arts community.
Episode 4: Danny Ramadan
On this episode of The Wordstock Sudbury Podcast, we sit down with Danny Ramadan, author of Clothesline Swing and the children's book Salma the Syrian Chef. Take a listen as we discuss what it means to write about the refugee experience in a rich and meaningful way. Danny also shares the unique challenges of promoting a children's book and being a newly appointed Writer in Residence during a pandemic. New intro music by Alex Gauvin.
Episode 3: Camilla Gibb
On this episode of the Wordstock Sudbury Podcast, you'll hear from esteemed author, Camilla Gibb, who recently celebrated the premiere of the film adaptation of her novel, 'Sweetness in the Belly'. Camilla speaks about the relationship between her novel and the film, how writing memoir differs from her work writing novels and talks about a time in her life when she felt 'suspicious' of fiction. Music from Caffeine_Creek_Band from Pixabay
Episode 2: Rod Carley
On this episode of the Wordstock Sudbury Podcast, we sit down with Rod Carley to discuss his book Kinmount. We dive into what impact living in Northern Ontario has on writers, how Rod has been influenced by Shakespeare and how Kinmount can be interpreted as a love letter to Canadian theatre. Music by Caffeine_Creek_Band from Pixabay
Episode 1: Festival Highlights with Heather Campbell
On the first episode of the Wordstock Sudbury podcast, we hear from Festival Director, Heather Campbell, about the origins of the Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival, some past highlights and what everyone can expect from the festival this year. Music by Caffeine_Creek_Band from Pixabay