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Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival 2007

In This Series


Elizabeth Hay

Go North and Prosper?

Elizabeth Hay on the Canadian romance with radio and the Arctic.

By Lisa Johnson, 3 Oct 2007


Gail Anderson-Dargatz

Down with Closet Cleaning

Gail Anderson-Dargatz on why letters and old pans matter.

By Colleen Kimmett, 19 Sep 2007


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Naomi Klein's Global Coup

Her zooming book is reframing the debate.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Sep 2007


Nancy Huston

Ex-Canadian Writer Returns Home

Nancy Huston on language, misunderstanding and war.

By Rob Annandale, 4 Oct 2007


David Chariandy

Forgotten Son: David Chariandy on 'Soucouyant'

Recent fame and Wiki-anemia.

By Charles Demers, 17 Oct 2007



William Gibson Hates Futurists

The author of 'Spook Country' on how Osama Bin Laden was handed victory, how to really fight terrorists, the appeal of retro-virtual reality, and why Vancouver is like a video game.

By David Beers, 18 Oct 2007


Barbara Gowdy

Kids as Sex Objects

Barbara Gowdy on little girls, parents and offenders. A Tyee interview.

By Meghan Nesmith, 19 Oct 2007


George Bowering

Tree Love and Murder

A Trees and Us podcast with George Bowering.

By Mark Leiren-Young, 19 Oct 2007