A stimulating round table discussion with authors shortlisted for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Fiction moderated by the CBC’s Carol Off.
Writer and filmmaker David Bezmozgis in conversation with Adam Hochschild, author of King Leopold’s Ghost, To End All Wars, and, most recently, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, about the lessons we learn from writers and activists battling fascism, racism, and other forms of injustice.
Learn more about the complex work of contemporary graphic novelists, combining words and images. Meet cartoonists Michael DeForge, Nick Drnaso, Jon McNaught, and Chris Oliveros as they discuss the art of the graphic novel, from inspiration to the story strip, with Seth.
Amy Jones, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Suzana Tratnik and Charlotte Wood talks about female character portrayals in literature and the consequences of women pushing social boundaries with NOW Magazine’s Susan G. Cole.
Award-winning author Michael Ondaatje interviews Sunila Galappatti about working with a ranking prisoner in Sri Lanka’s civil war to write A Long Watch, a memoir of his captivity.