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Zsuzsi Gartner Shortlisted for Giller Prize

Author Zsuzsi Gartner was so excited when she heard her book was in the running for the Giller Prize that she just about wrecked her vocal chords!  Her shortlisted book is Better Living Through Plastic Explosives, a collection of short stories that writer and artist Douglas Coupland describes as "dazzling" and author Barbara Gowdy calls "irresistible".

Zsuzsi came in to the studio to tape a conversation and I just couldn't stop talking to her.  I enjoyed how she took our conversation into some very unexpected places, much the way she does with her writing. 

Here is the pretty much unedited version of our chat.

Zsuzsi Gartner is taking part in two events at the
Vancouver International Writer's Festival.

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