Anna Leventhal: Don’t Call Her ‘Quirky’

“I think ‘quirky’ is a term that’s used to dismiss work, in particular by women, that’s challenging or hard to categorize" - Anna Leventhal, Montreal Gazette   In an interview with the Montreal Gazette, Anna Leventhal discusses her short story collection Sweet Affliction, and why she definitively does not want to be called quirky: "Quirky’ makes your … Continue reading Anna Leventhal: Don’t Call Her ‘Quirky’

Bydlowska on The Next Chapter: Escaping Herself

  In a recent interview with The Next Chapter on CBC Radio One, Jowita Bydlowska discusses the inspiration for her first novel, Guy: escaping herself. She started writing the novel during the editing stage of Drunk Mom, and found the idea of spending time in the mind of a misogynistic womanizer liberating after spending so much time writing … Continue reading Bydlowska on The Next Chapter: Escaping Herself