Episode #36 Ashley Hynd

By Kim Davids Mandar Quoting a favourite movie, Ashley shared a line: “Sometimes you make choices and sometimes choices make you…” and said that “writing is one of those choices that has made me.” Today’s episode features a conversation with Poet Ashley Hynd and her daughter, Autumn. We had a rich exchange in studio together,…

Episode #35 Carrianne Leung

By Tamara Jong Today on Bookish Radio we talk to writer Carrianne Leung. She is the author of two fiction books, The Wondrous Woo (Inanna Publications) and That Time I loved You (Harper Collins Canada). She writes fiction, nonfiction and is an educator. She has a Ph.D. in Sociology and Equity Studies from OISE/University of…

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…