Episode #24 Katie McGarry

An interview with Katie McGarry, by Kim Davids Mandar Katie holds an MSc in Mathematics from McMaster University and is a recent graduate of The Writer’s Studio Online through Simon Fraser University. Originally from Toronto, Katie lives in Waterloo and works as a Mathematics Lab Coordinator at Wilfrid Laurier University. Katie reads from some recently…

Episode #23 Tamara Jong

Episode #23  Tamara Jong by Kim Davids Mandar Today on Bookish Radio we welcome guest author Tamara Jong, a Montreal born writer currently living in Guelph. She has studied creative writing at Humber, The University of Guelph and the The University of Toronto. Tamara recently graduated from The Writer’s Studio at SFU where she specialized…

Episode #22 Claire Tacon — Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Podcast

Anna Bowen interviews Guelph novelist Claire Tacon about her new novel, In Search of the Perfect Singing Flamingo. The novel is written from four points of view: that of Starr, a young woman in her twenties with Williams Syndrome; her sister, Melanie; her father, Henry; and Darren, an employee at Frankie’s Funhouse who works with…

Episode #21 Arif Anwar — The Storm

by Kim Davids Mandar Toronto novelist Arif Anwar is a PhD graduate from The University of Toronto, an experienced employee who worked in poverty alleviation, public health issues and education and a teacher of Creative Writing. Arif took time out of his summer schedule to chat with me about his writing process and the inspiration…