October Book Talk: Gord Hill

WOTS Toronto presents our October Book Talk with Gord Hill, author and illustrator of 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance Comic Book, revised and expanded and re-released by Arsenal Pulp Press in fall 2021, and Molly Swain, co-host of the Indigenous feminist science fiction podcast and Land Back project Métis in Space. Find the book at […]

August Book Talk – The Hunter and the Old Woman

WOTS Toronto presents our August Book Talk with Michelle MacAleese, appearing to read from debut author Pamela Korgemagi’s new novel The Hunter and the Old Woman, out from House of Anansi Press this month.  Find the book at your favourite local bookstore! The intertwined story of a cougar and a man that portrays the strength, […]

July Book Talk: Sofi Papamarko

Click here to catch our July Book Talk with author Sofi Papamarko in conversation with fellow author and friend Jessica Westhead. Shop Radium Girl with your favourite local bookstore! Radium Girl is a collection full of dark wonder where Sofi Papamarko explores the boundaries of love, death, loneliness and justice. In these twelve deft stories, we are introduced to […]

June Book Talk: The Only Way Is The Steady Way

Click here to catch our June Book Talk with author Andrew Forbes and professor of philosophy Mark Kingwell. Shop The Only Way Is The Steady Way at your favourite local bookshop! https://invisiblepublishing.com/product/the-only-way-is-the-steady-way/ The Only Way Is the Steady Way is a baseball memoir in scorecards and baseball cards, a recollection of the game’s biggest stars and […]

May Book Talk: Iron Goddess of Mercy

Click here to catch our May Book Talk with poet Larissa Lai and past poet laureate Fred Wah. Shop Iron Goddess of Mercy with your favourite local bookstore! https://arsenalpulp.com/Books/I/Iron-Goddess-of-Mercy Iron Goddess of Mercy by Lambda Literary Award winner Larissa Lai (for the novel The Tiger Flu) is a long poem that captures the vengeful yet hopeful movement […]

April Book Talk: il virus

Click here to catch our April Book Talk with poet Lillian Necakov and editor of her new collection il virus, Stuart Ross. Shop il virus with your favourite local bookstore!  https://www.anvilpress.com/books/il-virus il virus brings together 113 poems written over seventy-eight days during the spring 2020 pandemic lockdown in Toronto. These responses to daily news and […]

March Book Talk: Ghost Lake

Click here to view our March Book of the Month feature conversation. Author of Wrist (2016) Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler and founder and publisher of Kegedonce Press Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm chat about Nathan’s follow-up collection of 13 linked stories Ghost Lake (2021) that unspool more of the backstory on the setting and characters of Wrist. Shop […]

February Book Talk

Catch our first Book Talk installment of 2021, a very special feature conversation with Jael Richardson (Gutter Child) and Amanda Leduc (The Centaur’s Wife). On the go? You can listen to the conversation on the CJRU Morning Mixtape playlist, just click here.

#WOTSauthorchat with Eddy Boudel Tan

This past November 2020 we had a chat with Eddy Boudel Tan, author of the brilliantly heart-rending AFTER ELIAS – a story of love lost and found, fears confirmed and overcome, of moving through profound loss.

#WOTSauthorchat with Doreen Vanderstoop

In August 2020 we chatted with Doreen Vanderstoop, author of the brilliantly heart-rending Watershed, a fictional look at Alberta’s parched-climate future that could be right around the corner.