The Next Chapter

A classic Canadian jazz story and bucking CanLit stereotypes

Shelagh Rogers speaks with Louise Bernice Halfe and Judy Batalion, and Emma Donoghue answers the Proust questionnaire.

Cree author Louise Bernice Halfe tackles the legacy of residential schools in her new book of poetry. Blues and jazz performer Shakura S'Aida talks about the posthumously released autobiography of Canadian jazz legend Archie Alleyne. Adam Brady has fun with CanLit tropes with his online CanLit Premise Generator. Judy Batalion shares how she wrote the memoir White Walls, about her mother's hoarding, and Room author Emma Donoghue takes the Proust questionnaire.