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A new season of The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers begins Sept. 11

Shelagh Rogers is back with an exciting new season of books and interviews exploring Canada's diverse literary landscape.

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 exciting season.

The first episode, airing Sept. 11, 2021, will feature author interviews with Mona Awad, Linden MacIntyre and Norma Dunning.

Starting this season, The Next Chapter can be heard on CBC Radio One on Saturdays at a new time. The Saturday edition of the show can be heard at 3 p.m. ET (3:30 NT). The show also airs on Mondays at 1 p.m.

Awad will be discussing her novel All's Well, MacIntyre will talk about his novel The Winter Wives and Dunning will discuss her short story collection Tainna: The Unseen Ones.

"The books coming out this season are inventive, powerful, provocative," Rogers said. "I'm so honoured to speak with the creators of these stories, real or imagined!"

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
  • SiriusXM: Listen at Mondays at 1 p.m. ET, Thursdays at 5 p.m. ET and Saturdays at 4 p.m. ET
  • Online: Listen online at CBC Listen or download the show from wherever you get your podcasts

There is plenty more literary goodness to come this fall, including interviews with Katherena Vermette on her novel The Strangers, Jesse Wente on his memoir Unreconciled and Miriam Toews on her novel Fight Night.

Have any questions? Email thenextchapter@cbc.ca.

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