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A new season of The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers begins Sept. 10

The Next Chapter, with host Shelagh Rogers, returns on Sept. 10 — featuring interviews this season with Danny Ramadan, Kathy Reichs, Heidi Sopinka, Iain Reid, Wayne Johnston and many more.

Tune in on CBC Radio One on Saturdays at 3 p.m. ET (3:30 NT) and Mondays at 1 p.m.

Listen to the new season of The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers. (CBC Radio)

The Next Chapter on CBC Radio is back with host Shelagh Rogers for another season of insightful author interviews, book recommendations from writers, musicians and artists, and much more.

The first episode, airing Sept. 10, 2022, will feature interviews with authors Danny Ramadan, Merilyn Simonds and Kathy Reichs.

Ramadan will be discussing his new novel The Foghorn Echoes, about forbidden love in war-torn Syria; Simonds will talk about Women, Watching, her nonfiction portrait of naturalist Louise de Kiriline Lawrence; and Reichs takes The Next Chapter's version of the Proust Questionnaire.

The Next Chapter can be heard on CBC Radio One on Saturdays at 3 p.m. ET (3:30 NT). The show also airs on Mondays at 1 p.m.

"I love the smell of autumn leaves — and the smell of all the new books that arrive in the fall. At The Next Chapter, we're so fortunate to have the honour of speaking with authors who are taking our imaginations to new places, in every genre. As the old song goes, it's the most wonderful time of the year."

Here are all the ways you can tune in this season:

  • Radio: Tune in on CBC Radio One on Saturdays at 3 p.m. (3:30 NT) and Mondays at 1 p.m ET.
  • SiriusXM: Listen on  Saturdays at 3 p.m. ET, Mondays at 1 p.m. ET, and Wednesday at 7 a.m. ET 
  • Online: Listen online at CBC Listen or download the show from wherever you get your podcasts.

Fans of Canadian literature have so much to look forward to this fall on The Next Chapter, including interviews with Wayne Johnston about his memoir Jennie's Boy, Silvia Moreno-Garcia talking about her new novel The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, Heidi Sopinka discussing her new novel Utopia, Iain Reid on his suspense novel We Spread, and more.

Have any questions? Email thenextchapter@cbc.ca.

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