Banff Centre Stories
Winter Writers Retreat
Emma Healey Sees the World Beneath the World
Emma Healy is a Toronto-based poet and essayist whose second book, "Stereoblind," is a collection of prose poems. We spoke to her about obsession, and the bizarre symmetries that happen in life while she was here for the 2018 Winter Writers Retreat.
How to Write a Good Pitch: Tips from the Editor of The Atlantic
For a writer or reporter, pitching an article is the first—and often most nerve-wracking—step in the process of getting published. Take some advice from editor of The Atlantic, Scott Stossel on what to include to make your pitch shine.
Writing the Real Truth: Q+A with Author + Chef Gabrielle Hamilton
Gabrielle Hamilton, author of "Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef" joins us to talk about writing her memoir, and how fast-paced restaurant life prepared her for the rigour it required.
So Many Questions with Jonathan Goldstein
CBC veteran and host of the popular podcast Heavyweight Jonathan Goldstein sat down with us to share tips for asking awkward questions, the difference between writing for radio and writing a book, and told us the worst date he’s ever been on.
Madeleine Thien on the Writing Process Behind Her Prize-Winning Novel
2016 Giller Prize winner Madeleine Thien was faculty for our Literary Arts program Emerging Writers Intensive in November. We caught up with her post-win to discuss her writing process and what she's thinking about next.