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[11 Oct 2017]

The outgoing artistic director of the Vancouver Writers Fest, Hal Wake previews the upcoming 30th annual gathering at Granville Island (16-22 October 2017), reflects on his 12 years at the festival, books and publishing, and his career in broadcasting, with Joseph Planta.

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[4 Oct 2017]

The noted actor and director William B. Davis discusses the new Western Gold Theatre production of Homeward Bound by Elliott Hayes, which runs at the PAL Studio Theatre 06-29 October 2017, with Joseph Planta.

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[4 Oct 2017]

The filmmaker Christopher Auchter discusses his short film The Mountains of SGaana, screening at the Vancouver International Film Festival, Haida culture and more, with Joseph Planta.

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[3 Oct 2017]

The acclaimed filmmaker Charles Officer discusses his new documentary feature Unarmed Verses, about a low-income housing block in Toronto that is being redeveloped, and the immigrant families who are affected, in particular a charismatic young girl named Francine Valentine, with Joseph Planta.

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[2 Oct 2017]

The Globe and Mail’s Doug Saunders discusses his new book Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Aren’t Enough (Knopf, 2017), and more, with Joseph Planta.

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[27 Sep 2017]

The distinguished author and playwright John MacLachlan Gray discusses his new novel The White Angel (Douglas & McIntyre, 2017), the 1924 murder of Janet Smith that the book is based on, as well he reflects on his writing, career, Vancouver and much more, with Joseph Planta.

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[26 Sep 2017]

The bestselling author and host of CBC’s As It Happens Carol Off discusses her new memoir All We Leave Behind: A Reporter’s Journey into the Lives of Others (Random House, 2017), with Joseph Planta.

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[26 Sep 2017]

The author Alisse Lee Goldenberg discusses her latest book The Song of Hadariah (2017), the importance of folklore in young adult writing, and the rise of antisemitism and hate in the discourse today, with Joseph Planta.

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[18 Sep 2017]

The acclaimed journalist and prize-winning novelist Linden MacIntyre discusses his new novel The Only Cafe (Random House, 2017), with Joseph Planta.

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[24 Jul 2017]

The author Bianca Marais discusses her first novel Hum If You Don’t Know the Words (Putnam, 2017), Apartheid in South Africa, and more, with Joseph Planta.