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Exclusive Interview with Debra Komar

Debra Komar is an award-winning author, who is in the process of releasing a new book in March from Dundurn Press called The Court of Better Fiction: Three Trials, Two Executions, and Arctic Sovereignty. Her previous books, all published with Goose Lane Editions, include The Ballad of Jacob Peck, The Bastard of Fort Stikine, The Lynching of Peter Wheeler, and Black River Road.

We caught up with her to discuss her focus on true crime and where does she find her ideas? Read on for more of this exclusive interview.

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The Forbidden Purple City 101

Let’s talk about The Forbidden Purple City. Author Philip Huynh was the 2016 co-winner of the Emerging Writers Award and has been widely published in literary journals and the Journey Prize Anthology. This collection of stories took Huynh over 10 years to write.

“The stories are disparate in theme and voice, and I wanted an arrangement that would showcase their stylistic diversity to the greatest effect,” says Huynh, who launches The Forbidden Purple City tonight in Vancouver.

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Exclusive interview with author Scott Fotheringham

How did you come up with a character who hates plastic so much and what drove you to write about this?

My concerns about the destruction of the natural world propelled me to write this. I use fiction to ask questions about things I can't understand. For example, I love birds and have watched the number of birds plummet over my lifetime, while the population of humans has more than doubled.

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Exclusive interview with author Jocelyn Parr, nominated for the International Dublin Literary Award

Jocelyn Parr’s celebrated novel Uncertain Weights and Measures, winner of the 2017 Quebec Writers’ Federation Concordia University First Book Prize and shortlisted for the 2017 Governor General's Award for Fiction and the 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, has earned another astonishing accolade with its making the longlist for the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award

We tracked down Jocelyn at Dawson College and begged her to stop marking history papers for a few moments to allow us this exclusive interview:

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Interview with Ian Weir, author of The Death and Life of Strother Purcell

Out in stores now: The Death and Life of Strother Purcell, the new book by Ian Weir! 

Don't miss out on reading the novel Publishers Weekly gave a starred review, calling it "a remarkable, sprawling epic about myth, memory, and what may or may not be the truth in the making of legends.

Ian was kind enough to agree to a quick social media interview with us before he begins the launch of The Death and Life of Strother Purcell in earnest. Check our events page for information on his upcoming appearances!

Order your copy from Goose Lane Editions, Amazon, Chapters/Indigo, or your local independent bookstore.

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