This week brought a return visit by the fantastic Arthur Slade, newly minted Writer in Residence at Saskatoon Public Library. He's got so much to talk about: his three talks coming up at Word on the Street, the welcome reception he'll be hosting on Wednesday, Sept 21 at Frances Morrison Central Library, and of course his latest books and other online projects. Learn more about Arthur and his work as Writer in Residence with Saskatoon Library, and make sure to catch his talks at Word on the Street on Sunday, September 18th, too!
This week I was joined by Allan Stanleigh, part of the team behind the graphic novel series USNA: The United States of North America. Visit Allan at the Saskatoon Comic Expo on September 17-18, and learn more about USNA at their website --> usna.ca
This week, I was joined by award-winning Saskatoon author Beth Goobie to discuss her new YA book, The Pain Eater. Learn more about this important book at secondstorypress.ca/books/368-the-pain-eater
This week I was joined by Rolli, the first guest I've interviewed who only goes by one name. His new children's book, Kabungo, is great fun and he will be appearing on September 18th at the Word on the Street Festival in Saskatoon! Learn more about Rolli at rollistuff.com
This week, I was joined in the studio by Katherine Lawrence to discuss her latest collection of poems, Never Mind. Katherine will be appearing at the Word on the Street Festival in Saskatoon on September 18th as part of the panel discussion May The Source Be With You. Learn more about Katherine at katherinelawrence.net and plan your visit to Word on the Street at thewordonthestreet.ca/saskatoon
I was joined in the studio this week by Saskatchewan Cree-Métis author Lisa Bird-Wilson to discuss her new poetry collection, The Red Files, which reflects on the legacy of the residential school system.
This week, I got to chat with Gail Bowen, the Queen of Canadian crime fiction, about her upcoming talk at the Saskatoon Word on the Street Festival and the two (!) books she has coming out in 2017. Learn more about Gail at gailbowen.com and learn more about the Saskatoon Word on the Street Festival at thewordonthestreet.ca/saskatoon.
This week I was joined by Jim Drake from the Children's Department of the Saskatoon Public Library for his picks of great books for children to read (or to read to children). The books we discussed (and some we didn't have time to discuss) included:
This week I was joined by Theressa Slind, Adult Collections Librarian for the Saskatoon Public Library for her suggestions of non-fiction books for summer reading. The books we discussed (and a few we didn't have time to discuss) were:
Erin Romanyshyn, Fiction Specialist for the Saskatoon Public Library, joined me this week with her suggestions for summer reading. Here are the books we discussed, as well as a few titles we didn't have time to get into: