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A weekly program focusing on writing and literary culture in Newfoundland and Labrador.
14 Sep, 2018 | 0:30:15 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Write Project

Every author has one - that unknown book which holds a special place in their heart. In the latest episode of The Write Project, host Matthew LeDrew gets nine local authors to share that special unknown book or author. Those interviewed include: Helen C. Escott, author of Operation: Wormwood Chelsea Bee, author of London Calling Jon Dobbin, author of The...
A weekly program focusing on writing and literary culture in Newfoundland and Labrador.
06 Sep, 2018 | 0:29:57 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Write Project

A full-length interview with acclaimed Canadian actress, comedian and writer Mary Walsh about her novel Crying For The Moon, shortlisted for the NL Book Awards. Originally aired September 3, 2018.
A weekly program focusing on writing and literary culture in Newfoundland and Labrador.
29 Aug, 2018 | 0:29:58 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Write Project

The Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards, put off by the Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, has shortlisted six authors and the winners will be announced September 5. In this episode, host Matthew LeDrew chats with five of the shortlisted authors: Bridget Canning (The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes); Mary Walsh (Crying For The Moon); Lori Doody (The Puffin Problem);...
A weekly program focusing on writing and literary culture in Newfoundland and Labrador.
24 Aug, 2018 | 0:29:58 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Write Project

This week, host Matthew LeDrew chats with journalist and writer Brad Dunne, whose book 'After Dark Vapours' hits shelves in October!
Mistaking discomfort for violence is an error of our times
20 Aug, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Excerpts from a talk in Vancouver by Sarah Schulman, author of the book Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair.
A weekly program focusing on writing and literary culture in Newfoundland and Labrador.
16 Aug, 2018 | 0:29:53 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Write Project

This week, host Matthew LeDrew speaks to local author and secretary of the Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, Ellen Curtis! Originally aired August 6, 2018.
A weekly program focusing on writing and literary culture in Newfoundland and Labrador.
08 Aug, 2018 | 0:29:24 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Write Project

Helen Escott is an author and retired member of the RCMP whose new crime thriller 'Operation Wormwood' is being launched in August. In this episode she discusses her work, and the challenges of writing. (Originally aired May 21, 2018)
A weekly program focusing on writing and literary culture in Newfoundland and Labrador.
25 Jul, 2018 | 0:30:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Write Project

How many aspiring writers struggle with the age-old question: "How much should I write per day?" On this week's The Write Project, host Matthew LeDrew poses the thorny question to a panel of NL writers: Helen Escott (Operation Wormwood); Amanda Labonté (Drawn to the Tides); Dianna Brown (Saltwater Joys); Jon Dobbin (Chillers from the Rock); Chelsea Bee (London Calling); and...
An interview with poet and Stereoblind author Emma Healey
19 Jul, 2018 | 0:58:39 |
EN | Trevor Murphy | SappyFest Radio

Ahead of SappyFest 13, Creative Director Steven Lambke (Constantines, You've Changed Records, Baby Eagle) chats with performers, artists, organizers, and more. On this episode: time collapsed or repeated or shifted; the self disappeared or multiplied; Stereoblind spoiler alerts; ska band names were discussed. SappyFest 13 takes place in Sackville, NB from August 3-5, 2018.
Leslie Feinberg made the case for inclusive feminism
17 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rousing and reasoned plenary speech by Leslie Feinberg at the 1995 US National Women's Studies Association conference. Hir callout for trans inclusion as a tenet of feminism was well received.
Ninotchka Rosca, Filipina-American organizer and writer
28 Jan, 2018 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

After briefly covering her political biography, Rosca talks about feminist concepts of intersectionality and transnationalism, and what they mean in terms of reality on the ground, where class, race, and patriarchy are analyzed and confronted by the women of the organization AF3IRM.
Christian Picciolini on White Nationalism and re-building his life
16 Jan, 2018 | 0:57:43 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

From the ages of 13-21, Christian Picciolini found himself deeply embedded in Chicago's White Nationalist Movement, even becoming one of its leaders. Since leaving and disavowing it in the mid-90s, he has become a musician, record publisher, award TV producer and author of the Memoir White American Youth. This is his story. All songs by Random55, courtesy of Christian Picciolini....
Fictional figures mess with your mind
12 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Batgirl and Wonder Woman have changed over time, but psychoanalyst Hilda Fernandez and interviewer Frieda Werden cling to favourite earlier versions that formed their identities.
Dorian Jesse Fraser talks about the Queer Between the Covers book fair and distro.
08 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:03 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Dorian Jesse Fraser. Fraser is part of the Queer Between the Covers collective (http://www.queerbetweenthecovers.org/en/), which maintains a distro of hard-to-find queer and trans print media and organizes an annual book and zine fair in Montreal – one of the largest queer book fairs in North America. In the...
How come Gozilla never destroyed Vancouver? How come aliens never seem to land on Parliament Hill?
17 May, 2017 | 0:06:16 |
EN | Craig Rintoul |

It looks like a kid's picture book at first glance. Until you realize the cute bear on the cover is actually huge,really, really angry and using Toronto's iconic CN Tower to smash buildings! "When Big Bears Invade" was created and written by Alexander Finbow with illustrations by Winnipeg-born Nyco Rudolph.
How one incompetent and malicious pathologist destroyed many Ontario families.
26 Apr, 2017 | 0:06:59 |
EN | Craig Rintoul |

In the mid 1990s the Chief Coroner for Ontario sent out a memo entitled "Think Dirty" encouraging pathologists to be on the look-out for suspicious deaths of children. One, Dr. Charles Smith took that too far. Many families were ripped apart before his shoddy work was exposed. Author John Chipman examines what went wrong in his new book "Death in...
The CanQueer team explores the world of straight women writing Gay Erotica
26 Mar, 2017 | 0:54:14 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

The CanQueer team interviews three erotica and romance novelists to get an understanding of the world of straight women writing gay erotica. We explore some of the reasons why!
Shiraz Ramji is a student, an activist, and a loving storyteller who spreads a message of peace
23 Feb, 2017 | 0:15:40 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

Shiraz Ramji is a man about town in a way not many people have seen before. He is a student, an activist, and a loving storyteller who spreads his message of peace by making friends. He will give you poetry, hummus and hugs, all to fight injustice the world over. I Am A Fruit Tree tells the story of this...
Music Legends Sharon & Bram, author Anne Giardini; music from Royal Wood
03 Feb, 2017 | 1:01:26 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

The Writer of Riverhead - Patrick Collins
02 Feb, 2017 | 0:29:59 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | Living Heritage Podcast

Patrick Collins, born and raised in Riverhead, Harbour Grace, is a retired educator who taught in various communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. He finished his teaching career in education as a Curriculum Program Specialist, working in Avalon Peninsula School Districts. He is also a writer of historical fiction and has published five literary works. Currently Patrick teaches at The Canadian...
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