Nikky Manfredi

Nikky Manfredi is an associate producer at CBC Books. She is a writer, producer and fact-checker based in Toronto.

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Jamie Chai Yun Liew's debut novel Dandelion is a moving portrait of motherhood and migration

The debut author tells the story of a young woman on the brink of motherhood who embarks on a journey to find out what happened to her own mother.
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Celebrated Montreal underground comic book artist Julie Doucet reinvents herself with memoir Time Zone J

The Canadian illustrator and author spoke to CBC Books about reinventing her style to create her new graphic memoir Time Zone J. Doucet was recently awarded the Grand Prix at the 49th Angoulême International Comics Festival.
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Reema Patel's debut novel Such Big Dreams is the redemption story she just had to tell

The Toronto writer and lawyer spoke to CBC Books about writing a novel that explores how we treat society's most vulnerable.

Exile Editions makes open call for submissions from Indigenous writers and creatives

The Toronto-based indie publisher is accepting submissions of short fiction and image-based works by Indigenous creators for two anthology series titled AKI and Onwaachigewin. 
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Samantha M. Bailey channels every mother's fears in psychological thriller novel Watch Out for Her

The Toronto author spoke to CBC Books about becoming the writer (and mother) she needed to become when writing her second bestseller, Watch Out For Her.
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Michael Barclay's Hearts on Fire is the historical deep dive every Canadian music fan deserves

The Toronto journalist and critic spoke to CBC Books about researching and exploring Canadian music history in his new nonfiction book Hearts on Fire.
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Vancouver writer Jasmine Sealy sees beyond stereotypes in debut novel The Island of Forgetting

The Barbadian Canadian novelist spoke to CBC Books about coming into her own as an author through writing a debut book.

Colleen Nelson, Arnolda Dufour Bowes and Louise Bernice Halfe among finalists for 2022 High Plains Book Awards

Colleen Nelson, Arnolda Dufour Bowes and Louise Bernice Halfe are among 13 Canadians nominated for the High Plains Book Awards.

Canadian writer Sofi Papamarko among the winners of the 2021 Foreword INDIES Awards

Sofi Papamarko won for her debut short story collection Radium Girl, which was named a 2021 Foreword INDIES award winner in the Short Stories category.

Mary Berg among finalists of the 2022 Taste Canada Awards celebrating Canadian food writing

The Ontario chef and TV host among finalists of the 2022 Taste Canada Awards celebrating Canadian food writing.

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