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Talkingbooksandstuff's podcast

Sep 29, 2023

Vancouver writer and arts policy consultant, and one of Canada’s leading cultural commentators. Born and educated in England, he spent several years as a journalist in London before emigrating to Canada in 1967. He was dance, music and drama critic for The Vancouver Sun and CBC Radio for over 30 years, and is the...

Sep 22, 2023

Kevin Miller returns to talk about Book 7 of the Milligan Creek Series

Sep 15, 2023

Catherine Graham started to write poetry as a way to explore and make sense of the death of her parents, whom she lost while she was an undergraduate student at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. But what began as an outlet for her grief transformed into a passion of its own. 

Sep 8, 2023

The PNE (Pacific National Exhibition) is a Vancouver tradition, an annual fair started in 1910 that is famous for its farm animals, dog trick shows, and amusement park - highlighted by Canada's oldest wooden roller coaster still in existence. In 1980, when Nick Marino was twelve years old, he started working at the PNE...

Sep 1, 2023

Buffy Cram’s fiction and non-fiction have appeared in multiple literary publications on both sides of the border as well as in the best-selling anthology, Darwin’s Bastards: Stories From Tomorrow. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and has attended residencies at Hedgebrook and the Banff Centre for the...