January 2014

Thomas King and Leanne Simpson, Joseph Boyden

  "When you hear a story in our tradition, it comes with a responsibility."-- Leanne Simpson.  In this episode: * Thomas King and Leanne...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Thomas King and Leanne Simpson

Storytelling has a special place in indigenous culture.  It's a cultural torch passed from one generation to another, and from it flows teachings, lessons, and...

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Nalo Hopkinson, Margaret Atwood

  "I sort of think the very fact of existence is magical."-- Nalo Hopkinson.  In this episode: * Nalo Hopkinson on Sister Mine* Liam Corcoran from...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Nalo Hopkinson

Relationships between sisters can be fraught. Especially if the sisters are twins. Even more especially if their father is a demi-god, and only one of...

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Priscila Uppal, Kathleen Winter

  "It's not the reunion of the movies, let's put it that way."-- Priscila Uppal.  In this episode: * Priscila Uppal on Projection: Encounters with My Runaway...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Priscila Uppal

Priscila Uppal hated being the girl in school without a mother.  No one she knew had a mother who had run away and abandoned the...

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Anthony De Sa, Esi Edugyan

  "We re-branded ourselves in many respects after that murder."-- Anthony de Sa.  In this episode: * Anthony De Sa on Kicking the Sky* Odario Williams...

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