Where I Write
Writing her student's story terrified her, so Winnie Yeung tucked herself away in safe spaces
To co-write Homes: A Refugee Story with her student Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Yeung had to get out of her own head.
It's Canada Reads crunch time and our podcast is here to help
Listen to six pre-show episodes of the Canada Reads podcast introducing you to the debates themselves and each of the 2019 contenders.
Meet the Canada Reads 2019 contenders
Yanic Truesdale, Lisa Ray, Joe Zee, Ziya Tong and Chuck Comeau are each championing the one book they think all of Canada should read. The debates take place March 25-28.
5 books to read if you loved The Woo-Woo by Lindsay Wong
Why Canada Reads panellist Lisa Ray loves books with lyrical writing and poetic prose
Canadians Jon Klassen, Eric Fan and Terry Fan shortlisted for CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal
Where I Write
Where did Lindsay Wong write The Woo-Woo? Anywhere and everywhere (even McDonald's)
Father-daughter duo pen book exploring how Haida principles can inform teaching
5 books to read if you loved Homes by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah & Winnie Yeung
Canada Reads 2019 panellists compete in a book jenga Q&A challenge
This author says reading to your children an hour a day could help the whole family
Rhonda Mullins on why being a literary translator can be both challenging and fulfilling
10 books by and about Juno Award winners that hit the right note
Canada Reads author Lindsay Wong on writing away the stigma around mental illness in memoir The Woo-Woo
To mark St. Patrick's Day, a conversation with Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney
Why fans of Less by Andrew Sean Greer should read this Canadian book...
From the archives
Alan Bradley on the origins of the precocious young detective Flavia de Luce
Why Keith Maillard's novel Twin Studies dissects the nature of love and family
Anna Burns, Zadie Smith among 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award winners
Shred Kelly's Sage McBride recommends reading The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld
Why Ziya Tong sees books as manuals to expand minds and boost critical thinking skills
My Life in Books
Why Juno-nominated jazz musician Andy Milne isn't a fan of conformity, both in music and literature
Why I Write
Why Canada Reads author David Chariandy writes about place, identity and belonging
How I Wrote It