Episode #34 Mahak Jain

Today’s espisode features a conversation with Author and Creative Writing Teacher, Mahak Jain. Mahak completed her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Guelph and was previously the Managing Editor at Owlkids and at Lobster Press. Mahak’s story, Maya, was published as a picture book with illustrations by Elly Mackay. Winning multiple awards, both…

Episode #33 Wayne Grady

Kim Davids Mandar Author Wayne Grady was on stage at the eBar in Guelph on November 6th, sharing insights into the writing of his recently published novel, Up From Freedom, published by Penguin Random House in 2018. Interviewed by author Lawrence Hill, Wayne goes into some detail about how this novel began as a work…

Episode #32 Kahsenniyo Williams

Kahsenniyo Williams was the Eastern Comma Writer-in Residence at North House at the RARE charitable research reserve in Cambridge, Ontario, this fall, 2018. This episode of Bookish Radio features Kahsenniyo reading & performing her poetry at the Woodlands Cultural Center in Brantford, Ontario, for the closing reception of her residency on November 5th, 2018. Former writers…

Episode #31 Ondjaki

Here is an interview with Angolan author, Ondjaki. Ondjaki visited Guelph on October 23rd, as part of Transparent City’s book tour. Today’s episode is a pre-recorded interview by Stephen Henighan, hosted at The Bookshelf’s eBar in downtown Guelph. Stephen Henighan has translated three of Ondjaki’s novels. Thank you to hosts Dan and Stephanie Minett at…

Episode #30 Able Hamilton poetry festival

We are absolutely delighted to have Shane Neilson and Ally Fleming, founders of the Able Hamilton Poetry Collective and the Able Hamilton Poetry Festival, visiting for this episode of Bookish Radio with readings from poets NoAHwareness and Phillip Crymble. Many thanks to Steven deTaeye for producing this episode of Bookish Radio. Check him out @Hymns57…