Jane van Koeverden

Jane van Koeverden is a producer on CBC Radio's Commotion with Elamin Abdelmahmoud.

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Does the rise of AI fashion models mean a new world order is coming for creative industries?

Sinead Bovell, a Canadian model and futurist, has long signalled the impact that artificial intelligence could have on the fashion industry. With the launch of an AI modelling agency, she delves into why models are particularly vulnerable to this wave, the benefits of AI to sustainability and creativity, as well as the ethical concerns AI raises.

Canadian-born author Rebecca Donner wins National Book Critics Circle Award for biography

Rebecca Donner's book, All The Frequent Troubles of Our Days, is about the author's great-great aunt Mildred Harnack-Fish, who gave her life to resisting Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.

Ivan Coyote, Hiromi Goto, Lee Lai & Alix Ohlin among Canadians shortlisted for 2022 Lambda Literary Awards

The Lambda Literary Awards have celebrated LGBTQ storytelling for more than three decades. This year, a panel of 60 literary professionals selected finalists in 24 categories from 2,300 submissions.
In Conversation

Michelle Good on her novel Five Little Indians, and the question that guides her writing

The Cree author's debut novel Five Little Indians will be championed by Christian Allaire on Canada Reads 2022. The great book debates take place March 28-31.

'The collision point of two fantasies': Omar El Akkad and Tareq Hadhad discuss What Strange Paradise

Ahead of the Canada Reads debates, What Strange Paradise author Omar El Akkad sits down with his champion Tareq Hadhad.

'He has to construct his own idea of home': Esi Edugyan & Mark Tewksbury discuss Washington Black

Ahead of the Canada Reads 2022 debates, Washington Black author Esi Edugyan sat down with her champion, Mark Tewksbury.

'A community that refuses to be undone': Catherine Hernandez and Malia Baker discuss the novel Scarborough

Ahead of Canada Reads 2022, Malia Baker talks to the author of the novel she's championing.

Aimee Wall, Carmella Gray-Cosgrove & Claire Wilkshire shortlisted for 2021 BMO Winterset Award

Aimee Wall's We, Jane, Carmella Gray-Cosgrove's Nowadays and Lonelier and Claire Wilkshire's The Love Olympics are shortlisted for the $12,500 prize, which celebrates writing from Newfoundland and Labrador.

Canadians Michael DeForge, Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Hiromi Goto among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

Seven Canadian books are finalists for the annual prize, which celebrates literary achievement in biography, comics, mystery and other genres.

Thomas King's Indians on Vacation among 8 Canadian books longlisted for $143K DUBLIN Literary Award

Books by Francesca Ekwuyasi, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Rachel Cusk are on the 2022 DUBLIN Literary Award longlist, an international fiction prize featuring 79 books from around the world.