Literature

  • CRITIPEG: Winnipeg is the master of its fate and the captain of its soul

    The 1919 General Strike is among Winnipeg’s most important historical events.

  • Mary and Marriageability

    Classic 19th century novelist Jane Austen was back onstage at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, but this time, she didn’t craft the story. Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon  is one of several adaptations or extensions of Austen, which sees her unmarried characters reach a romantic ending.

  • Eccentric-modern curiosity shop

    Inspired by anime, manga, Harry Potter and so much more, Samantha Beiko is a fantasy writer who pours her energy into a variety of different creative projects.

  • Favourite Local Publication

    1.    Stylus
    2.    Red Rising Magazine / Winnipeg Free Press (Tie)
    3.    The Manitoban

  • No, I am Not a Fraud

    I always expected that by now I would be thriving in my career as an author. I can almost picture myself signing books and giving profound talks and presentations.

  • Seeing beyond disability

    Catherine McKercher has very few early memories of her brother Bill, other than the fact that he had a wonderful laugh.

  • PROFile: Dr. Catherine Tosenberger

    Dr. Catherine Tosenberger’s work consists of a surprising blend of both new and old elements, as she mixes traditional folklore and English literature with new-age technological media and fandom culture.

  • Writing while Black

    Diaspora Dialogues will host panels on Nov. 16 on being a Black writer in Canada. The Writing While Black in CanLit panel is a part of Tok Winnipeg, a free, two-day symposium in its second year.

  • Arts briefs

    Glassreel at Into The Music // PLATFORM members’ screening // Rebecca Belmore book launch // Art opening at Blinkers // Young Lungs celebrates 15 years // Alison James artist talk

  • CRITIPEG: Goodhand ventures into deep waters

    With a stroke of a pen, a talented author can turn blank pages and scribbles of ink into works of art, creating new worlds, life situations and more. 

  • CRITIPEG: Poetry book is heavy reading

    Romans/Snowmare, Cam Scott, 104 pages, ARP Books, September 2019

  • Raina‚Äôs got guts

    Graphic novels are having their moment. From David A. Robertson’s 7 Generations series to Raina Telgemeier’s memoirs, graphic novels are opening up new conversations for kids and adults, presented in new and interesting ways.

  • Arts briefs

    WrestleMAX! // Palace at 4 a.m. Costume Ball // Veloween XV Fairy Tale Frenzy // Halloween at the Handsome Daughter // Aurora Gorealis: Watching Night of the Living Dead // Kai Cheng Thom at McNally Robinson

  • PROFile: Heather Snell

    Dr. Heather Snell is a professor specializing in post-colonial and cultural studies in the English department at the University of Winnipeg.

  • What haunts your local haunt?

    What do the Masonic Temple, St. Andrews on the Red Anglican Church, the Fire Fighters Museum and the Burton Cummings Theatre all have in common? According to some, they are all hot spots for paranormal activity.

  • Music, with words in mind

    In Winnipeg’s growing art scene, artists must distinguish themselves from the status quo to excel in the music industry. The Winnipeg Music Project (WMP) radio show provides artists with the help and connections needed to achieve greater musical success.

  • Writing in a reverie

    Canada has a brand new arts and literature publication. Winnipeg-based Reverie Review features painting, fashion, writing and more. 

  • Providing space to Create

    With the launching of the Create chapbook, incarcerated women in the Women’s Correctional Centre (WCC) are being given a voice and the ability to add “published poet/writer/artist” to their lists of accomplishments.

  • Shades of Gray

    The Winnipeg Public Library’s new writer-in-residence is taking appointments as of Oct. 1.

  • Whose House? Ariel Gordon’s House!

    Writer and publicist Ariel Gordon sees the world through the writer’s lens.

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