Anita Daher is one of the nicest people you could ever hope to meet. She’s charming, funny and strongly supportive of the Winnipeg writing community.
Winnipeg writer S.M. Beiko’s Young Adult novel The Lake and the Library (ECW Press) has been receiving positive reviews since its release last May.
Charlene Diehl – director of Thin Air 2013 – is determined to change people’s perceptions of what the festival actually is.
Be it tuition or textbooks, post-secondary school expenses seem to climb every year, but two Winnipeg bloggers are helping students get through university without being swallowed up by debt.
Jon Paul Fiorentino’s new collection of poetry Needs Improvement (Coach House Books) contains some of his best and most important work yet.
Local writer Chadwick Ginther is en route to becoming a literary giant in the sci-fi and fantasy community.
For Laina Hughes, it’s always a beautiful day in the neighbourhood.
In the past 11 years, local writer Michelle Elrick has lived in 16 different postal zones in Canada and she’s travelled through the East Coast as well as all over Europe. Perhaps it’s no surprise, then, that her latest project explores the question that has plagued her since childhood: What is home?
Chris Walter is in town for the weekend with back-to-back events.
Whether Fifty Shades of Grey makes you sigh in ecstasy or bemoan the death of good taste is really irrelevant.
After releasing five EPs, one LP and touring extensively with his pop-rock band Quinzy, local singer-songwriter Sandy Taronno required a diversion.
Victoria, B.C. born, Dawson Creek raised and current Winnipeg resident Sheldon Birnie is known to many locals as the singer/guitarist for Cheering for the Bad Guy and editor of Stylus Magazine.
On the shelves of grocery stores, gas stations and airport newsstands, amid the nearby copies of Cosmopolitan, they find their homes.
This behemoth of a novel is full of dreary, depressing scenery and dreary, depressing characters.
Stigma plagues fantasy fiction like a dwarven mine overrun with goblins. Naysayers denounce the genre as escapist, adolescent and unbelievable. However, there is much reason to think otherwise.
These days, everyone and their mom has a blog.
Coming to a new country and starting a life from scratch with only the clothes on your back is a difficult task, and not one that many of us have had to endure.
It’s been just over a year since Carol Brisebois self-published her sparrow, her debut novel, and she hasn’t stepped away from the keyboard since.
In the true crime novel Bandit: A Portrait of Ken Leishman, writer Wayne Tefs delves into the life of infamous criminal Ken Leishman.
For complete and casual fans alike, Joe “Shithead” Keithley’s Talk - Action = 0: An Illustrated History of D.O.A. is as close as you’ll get to hearing (and seeing) the story of Canada’s most important punk band directly from the man himself.