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Heading South

It’s 3 p.m. sharp when Dany Laferrière walks into La Bohême on St-Denis, the precise hour we’d agreed to meet and discuss his novel Heading South, just translated by Wayne Grady. Consistently prolific, he is keeping a tight schedule these days as he prepares to fly to Paris to launch yet another novel, L’énigme du […]

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Because I Have Loved and Hidden It

St-Laurent Boulevard’s Salon b is a second-story café which overlooks a funeral home. It is strangely fitting that I meet two-time CBC-QWF Short Story Competition winner and current QWF President Elise Moser here, to discuss themes related not only to our venue but to her debut novel: death, loss, mourning, life, love and what, for […]