Episode #41 Charlotte Henay

By Tamara Jong On this week’s episode of Bookish Radio, Charlotte Henay shares her profound work with us, talks ritual, mentors, some of her early influences, and holding each other up as BIPOC in community. Bio: Charlotte Henay is a storyteller and researcher. She works with poetry, lyric and visual essays in writing about cultural memory…

Episode #40 Jessica Moore

Episode #40 Jessica Moore by Anna Bowen For our fourtieth Bookish Radio episode, we have an interview with now Toronto-based translator, poet, and singer songwriter Jessica Moore.  Moore is the author of original poetry collection Everything, Now (Brick 2012). She is the translator of The Greats (Bookthug 2017) by Sylvain Prudhomme and Turkana Boy (Talonbooks 2012), a…

Episode #39 Rachel Thompson

By Kim Davids Mandar Rachel Thompson shares insights from her experience in helping emerging writers find their voice, their story, and writing goals. A seasoned poet, essayist and editor, Rachel generously explores a range of topics including the role of fear in writing, the political nature of writing, and a personal glimpse into her intercultural…

Episode #38 Sanchari Sur

By Tamara Jong On today’s Bookish Radio episode, we talk to writer Sanchari Sur about our mutual love of FOLD, what energizes her writing, her early work, her writing process and what she’s working these days. Oh and a heckuva reading midway through the interview. Sanchari Sur is a 2018 Lambda Literary Fellow. Her work…

Episode #37 How to keep warm

  This week, we’re offering a few book recommendations to get you through these cold winter nights from some voices in our community including artist aislinn thomas, author and artist Barbara-Helen Hill, publisher and writer Jeremy Luke Hill of Gordon Hill Press, Andrea Patehviri, Marketing & Outreach Director at CFRU 93.3FM, and poet-farmer-philosopher Karen Houle. The…