• Alan Fyfe,  Profile

    Interview with Alan Fyfe, author of ‘T’

    I can’t believe it’s been over two years since I last  published an author interview on this website!  I’m back and my first interview in my 2022 series is with Alan Fyfe — some of you may remember Alan’s poetry reading from last year.  This time he’s back as a very-soon-to-be  published novelist.  As with the artists and writers I previously profiled, I included questions from The Proust Questionnaire in this interview. Authors are always  free to  ignore these or any of my other questions but I am very grateful that Alan answered all of them because now I know even more about this very talented writer who I am…

  • Quote

    Quote for Today: Kazuo Ishiguro

    “We took away your art because we thought it would reveal your souls. Or to put it more finely, we did it to prove you had souls at all.”― Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go     Interview with Paris Review: The Art of Fiction No. 196 “Kazuo Ishiguro”: The New Yorker

  • Nadia Rhook,  Poetry

    Two Poems from boots by Nadia Rhook

    Nadia Rhook is a white settler historian, educator and poet. Her poetry is inspired by her work as a historian as much as it is by her life experiences and family histories.   Click on the sound files below to hear Nadia Rhook read two poems from her debut collection  boots ( UWAP, 2020).   Like “a compulsory streak of lightning in an optional summer sky”, Nadia Rhook’s poems speak to the regrets of memory and the terrors of complicity – Rashida Murphy   granddad’s anger ES · graddad’s anger   The poems in Nadia Rhook’s boots grapple head-on with what it means to write as a settler in a…