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 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.

Read Tamara’s article on Chelene Knight’s blog here.

Eden Mills Writer’s Festival

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 bookishradiohost@gmail.com 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.

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Evelyn Rubia says:

    Really enjoying the program 😊


  2. Brittany says:

    Please note that the artist Lynx Saint Marie was misgendered in this interview, Lynx is non-binary and uses they/them pronouns. Thank you.


    1. bookishradiohost says:

      Thank you Brittany for bringing this to our attention. We regret this error and any pain it may have caused. We’ll see what we can do!


      1. bookishradiohost says:

        Hi Brittany, the program has been updated, and an apology aired on the Dr. Brian Goldman episode. Thanks!


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