Like many Canadians coast to coast to coast, staff members at the Press are angered and upset by the Gerald Stanley verdict. In this special episode, First Nations University student and U of R Press intern Jamin Mike interviews his colleagues on the impact of racism in Saskatchewan and how we can respond.
In Episode #4 of How Books Happen, U of R Press Publisher Bruce Walsh rides the train to Oxford with colleague Lisa Quinn (WLU Press)! On the way, he catches up with several students taking advantage of all the world's oldest English-language university has to offer.
In the lead-up to the Kurdish independence referendum (Sept 25), Bruce Walsh interviews Ayub Nuri, a Canadian-Kurdish war correspondent and the author of the newly released BEING KURDISH IN A HOSTILE WORLD.
In this short episode of How Books Happen, we hear from Dan Raymond-Barker with the New Internationalist, who shows how crowdfunding is helping the New Internationalist continue to publish books that make sense of the complex issues around international development and globalism.
In our second episode, Bruce Walsh talks with the founder of Colonialism Skateboards, who was inspired to create his company by our first book Clearing the Plains. We also get a sneak peek into the world of our compatriots through conversations with other publishers in Canada, the UK, and the rest of the world!
In this special episode of How Books Happen, publisher Bruce Walsh speaks with educator Sarah Longman on the longstanding impacts of her family's residential school experiences, and how reading The Education of Augie Merasty inspired her in healing.
How Books Happen reveals the inner workings of book publishing, while offering interviews with authors, readers, and publishers from across the country and around the world. How Books Happen will delve into what authors want, how to create a bestseller, and the daily joys and challenges of publishing books. The first episode includes interviews from authors Lenore Newman, John Pihach, and Mary Soderstrom, as well as a tribute to the late residential school memoir author Augie Merasty, and...