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 in writing Creative Non-Fiction. Her work has appeared in Ricepaper, Room, and The New Quarterly. Tamara’s letter to Mary Karr appears in Body & Soul: Stories for Skeptics and Seekers, Edited by Susan Scott, published by Caitlin Press.
Read the focus group’s piece on Rejection in TNQ here.
Read Tamara’s recent interview with Alicia Elliot here.
Read one of Tamara’s pieces for Invisible Publishing here.
Room Magazine has an open submissions invitation — poetry, fiction and non-fiction
Melinda Burns fall writing courses here in Guelph
Vocamus Press Fall Writer’s Retreat, at Eramosa Eden with Nikki Everts
Wild Writer’s Festival in Waterloo that first weekend in November
First Ever Bookish Radio Contest!
Send us an email, subject line “My Favourite Episode”, to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us your favourite bookish radio espisode so far, for a chance to win a prize pack of three collections of poetry from Brick Books.
Music from today’s program is from Annie Sumi’s 2015 CD, Reflections.
Update: This episode has been updated to correct the misgendering of poet Lynx Sainte- Marie.