On Spec has long been Canada’s leading magazine of the fantastic and has helped launch a countless number of Canadian writers’ careers. Host Peter Darbyshire chats with editor Diane Walton about the magazine, sci-fi and fantasy fandom, and the future of On Spec itself.
Forget pumpkin spice lattes - the real sign of fall in Vancouver is the buzz about the Vancouver Writers Festival. We sit down with artistic director Hal Wake to learn what the Writers Fest has in store for us this year and to hear his thoughts on the current state ofCanLit.
Writer, podcaster and mad scientist Kristi Charish returns to the Book Rogues to talk about the Hugo Hostilities and the aftermath of the Sad/Rabid Puppies campaign that divided sci-fi and fantasy fandom this year.
Host Peter Darbyshire talks to Canada's answer to Stephen King, Robert J. Wiersema about his new book Black Feathers, why stories are like religion to him and why he’s tattooed lines of literature on his body.
Vancouver writer Aaron Bushkowsky visits The Province to talk about his new novel, Curtains for Roy, about a theatre production gone awry in the Okanagan. It’s Sideways meets the Vancouver theatre scene.