Episode #26 David Chariandy – Brother

David Chariandy – Brother by Kim Davids Mandar Gryphons Read is an extra-curricular book club at The University of Guelph. The program began last year, for first year students, with Zoe Whittall’s The Best Kind of People. This year, the scope of participation was broadened beyond first year students, and we all read Brother, by…

Episode #25 Dr. Brian Goldman — Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Podcast

Dr. Brian Goldman — The Power of Kindness by Anna Bowen Dr. Brian Goldman is the much-beloved CBC host of the program White Coat Black Art which he has hosted since 2007.  White Coat Black Art is  a multi-award-winning show on CBC Radio that reveals what goes on behind hospital doors. Dr. Goldman’s recent nonfiction…

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…