Our affiliates at work: going medieval, paying writerly dues & kid-lit first-timer

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Delve a bit deeper into the work our affiliates do each day in creating and publishing great content enjoyed by Canadians coast-to-coast by checking out these recent interviews with three of our creator affiliates.

The multi-talented C.C. Humphreys has recently published his latest novel, Plague (Doubleday Canada) which is set in England in the 17th Century during the Great Plague. The National Post’s Mark Medley sat down with Humphries in July to discuss his new novel, as well as his work as a trained swordsman and actor. Check out the interview here.

What path does each author take on the road from aspiration to publication? Affiliate Billie Livingston, who has been longlisted for the Giller Prize among other distinguished honours, attempts to answer this question in an interview she did not long ago on the website Nineteen Questions, run by the creative writing program at the University of British Columbia and dedicated to highlighting the often difficult road authors travel in pursuing their craft. Check the interview out here.

Affiliate Michael Redhill has just published his first children’s book,Saving Houdini(Harper Collins Publishers Inc.). Recently, he was on CBC Radio’sMetro Morningto discuss his latest book and some of the challenges he faced in writing for a younger audience. Check out the interview here.