Writers Read looks back at hosting Julie Salverson with Peter van Wyck in January, 2012. Upon arriving at the York Theatre, attendees were treated to the cross-genre braiding of Salverson and Van Wyck’s research into Canada’s role in the Manhattan Project – the American project that resulted in the nuclear weaponry and attacks on Japan. … Continue reading From the Archive: Julie Salverson
Writers Read looks back at hosting Julian Barnes in 2005. Those who were wise enough to find an early seat crowded themselves into the Samuel Bronfman Building to listen as Julian Barnes read excerpts of his then-newly released novel, Arthur & George. Barnes spoke of Spanish-speaking, Bible-narrating parrots, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and creative process for Author … Continue reading From the Archive: Julian Barnes
Hear McKay win from his Griffin Prize winning collection Strike Slip.
In early October 2015, Dina Del Bucchia and Daniel Zomparelli joined Writers Read to share their new work Rom Com out from Talon Books now. Here are a couple of excerpts to keep you warm on this cold ❤ day. Daneil Zomparelli reading "I am So Lonely, Iam So Fucking Lonely, lol, SEND, Obvious Child" and Dina … Continue reading And a Happy Anna Howard Shaw Day To Us All! (Sound Archive)
Jordan Tannahill joined us on 25 September 2015 at the VAV Gallery to read and discuss his book, Theatre of the Unimpressed. In this clip he discusses mental real estate, the value of impermanence, and Videofag. Shout out to Jacob Wren. Complete sound archives will be updated soon. In the mean time follow us on Soundcloud for … Continue reading Sound Archive: Jordan Tannahill on Mental Real Estate
Writers Read is busy organizing our media files to bring you fresh content. We found this recording of a reading featuring Mark Strand from November 12, 2004. Here is an account of that event: People packed the De Sève Cinema on Nov. 12 to hear a reading by celebrated poet Mark Strand. A tall man with white … Continue reading From the Archive: Mark Strand