Interviews

Do You Remember Being Born?

Do You Remember Being Born?

Sean Michaels' new novel is about collaboration and exchange – big tech with the arts, author with reader.

By Emily Mernin

Bottom Rail on Top

Bottom Rail on Top

DM Bradford's collection is a cat’s cradle of echoes from pre–Civil War America.

By Faith Paré

Essential Work, Disposable Workers

Essential Work, Disposable Workers

Mostafa Henaway’s book unspools around a brutal paradox: how can a person be at once essential and disposable? 

By Emily Raine

Valid

Valid

Chris Bergeron's novel mines elements of her own past and present to project trans lives into an unstable future.

By H Felix Chau Bradley

The Rage Letters

The Rage Letters

Valérie Bah's intertwined stories tell the tales of young queer characters from Montreal’s Black diasporas.

By Léa Murat-Ingles

I Felt the End Before It Came

I Felt the End Before It Came

Daniel Allen Cox’s memoir is a captivating, richly layered text that dismantles any reductive ideas readers may hold.

By H Felix Chau Bradley

Out to Defend Ourselves

Out to Defend Ourselves

This memoir of Montreal’s first Haitian street gang has a bold thesis about racism and policing in Quebec society.

By Taylor C. Noakes

Tracey Lindeman

Tracey Lindeman

Tracey Lindeman's exploration of endometriosis is as much an investigative report as a medical memoir.

By Eve Thomas

Michel Jean

Michel Jean

Michel Jean talks about the new collection of Indigenous science fiction stories that he edited.

By H Felix Chau Bradley

Lorna Goodison

Lorna Goodison

This collection combines memoir, non-fiction reportage, short story, and poetry – sometimes within the same piece.

By Aishwarya Singh

Cesario Lavery

Cesario Lavery

A random find in a free library box turns into a literary quest in Cesario Lavery's self-published graphic serial.

By Anna Leventhal

Black and Blue: Jazz Stories

Black and Blue: Jazz Stories

Stanley Péan combines his considerable knowledge of jazz history with his talent for editorial fact-finding. 

By Darcy MacDonald