Category: Interview

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BC Publishing Spotlight: Michael Johnson

by Nathaniel G. Moore

Over the next couple of months, The Puritan’s Town Crier blog will feature short interviews with Canadian authors published by BC publishers, conducted by BC publishing professionals. The latest in the series is an interview with Nathaniel G. Moore, a columnist with subTerrain magazine and BC poet Michael Johnson,

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Close Reading on the Pitcher’s Mound

by E Martin Nolan

 

“Like writers, pitchers initiated action, and set the tone for their games. They had all sorts of ways of achieving their effects.”
Michael Lewis, Moneyball

Like writers, pitchers manipulate audiences. They use rhythm and variation to keep opposing batters, their primary audience, off balance while the fans look on in appreciation.

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An Interview with Alex Manley

by Fawn Parker

I sat down with Montreal poet and editor, Alex Manley, to talk about his forthcoming collection with Metatron Press. His manuscript was shortlisted for the 2016 Metatron Prize, and he was later offered a publication deal. He had to reschedule our meeting all of one time (see: brunch with mother), at which point we tentatively titled the interview “Local Diva Stands Up Puritan Editor.” Read an excerpt from his collection here.

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Puritan Authors Summer Omnibus Interview #4

by The Puritan Editorial Staff

In the final installment of this epic Omnibus Interview, The Puritan editorial staff catches up with Kilby Smith-McGregor, Michael Prior, and Ashley-Elizabeth Best.

“Overt, Covert, and Subverted Associations”: E Martin Nolan Interviews Kilby Smith-McGregor

E Martin Nolan: If Kids in Triage was an exhibit of paintings,

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Puritan Authors Omnibus Interview #3

by The Puritan Editorial Staff

Every summer, The Puritan Editorial Staff conducts a brief interview with past magazine contributors who have published a book in the last year. In the third installment, we hear from Stuart Ross, Stephen Thomas, and Laura Clarke.

 

“My Most Experimental Poetry Book to Date”: E Martin Nolan Grills Stuart Ross

 

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The Puritan Authors Omnibus #2

by The Puritan Editorial Staff

Each year, The Puritan Editorial Staff catches up with past magazine contributors who have published a book since the last Omnibus Interview. In the second installment, we hear from Laurie D Graham and Gary Barwin.

“Dudn’t Mean I’m Gonna Stop”: Spencer Gordon Asks Laurie D Graham about a Classic Auden Quote

 

Spencer Gordon: In a recent article for ​​The Walrus,

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The Puritan Authors Omnibus Interview #1

by The Puritan Editorial Staff

Every year, The Puritan Editorial Staff catches up with past magazine contributors who have published a book in the last 12 months. In the first installment, we hear from Melissa Bull, Andrew Forbes, and Liz Worth.

“Mulling Over the Same Shit Like Cud”: Fawn Parker Interviews Melissa Bull

Fawn Parker: Your collection Rue deals a lot with travel,

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BC Publishing Spotlight: Who Said I’m Not Vilified?

by Nathaniel G Moore

An interview with poet and writer Catherine Owen

Over the next couple of months, the Town Crier will be featuring short interviews with Canadian authors published by BC publishers, conducted by BC publishing professionals. The fifth in the series is an interview with the Sunshine Coast’s Nathaniel G. Moore author of Jettison (Anvil Press) and Catherine Owen,

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Raptors, Dive Bars, and Failing to Quit: A Conversation with Eva HD

by Suzanna Derewicz

Suzanna Derewicz: Your first collection of poetry Rotten Perfect Mouth came out with Mansfield Press last year, and Shiner is your second published collection with them. Could you talk a little bit about how you discovered Mansfield, or did they discover you?

Eva HD: When I wrote the pieces in the first book,

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An Interview with Daniel Perry

by Jason Freure

Daniel Perry is the author of the collection of short fiction Hamburger. While the interviewer wishes this conversation had taken place at Dangerous Dan’s, the truth is that it took place over email.

Jason Freure: Why the title Hamburger?