Writers Unbound

Date de début: 2021-04-13 4:00:00 AM Date de fin: 2021-05-15 4:00:00 AM

Writers Unbound

Saison 1

6. Family

WEB AVAILABILITY :  3 weeks and 5 days  3 wk and 5 d

This week, join host Shelley Pomerance when two Montreal novelists talk about family, chosen and biological. “Friendships are the bedrock of a lot of gay and queer families”, says Christopher DiRaddo, “and I don't think that's always seen as legitimate as other forms of family, so I really wanted to showcase that in my book.” Friends also take on family roles in the new novel by Caribbean-Canadian novelist H. Nigel Thomas.

Guest(s) : H. Nigel Thomas, Author Christopher DiRaddo, Author Rebecca Lloyd, Director, Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore Piedad Saenz, Children's Bookseller, Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore

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About the show

Presented by the Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec, Writers Unbound is a series of 6 thematic 28-minute episodes, hosted by Shelley Pomerance, featuring Montreal's English-language literature. Each episode will allow us to discover the careers of two local writers, one of whose works will be read by a citizen in the metropolis. The two writers will be invited to discuss in depth a particular literary theme and to share with us what touches them, what inspires them, what they find interesting in this universe. The program will end with the literary favourites of a bookseller!

Next broadcast :

Monday at 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday at 2:00 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday at 12:00 a.m., 5:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Saturday at 6:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Sunday at 6:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.


Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec

Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec

Show creator

The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (Association des éditeurs de langue anglaise du Québec) is a not-for-profit organization that advances the publication, distribution, and promotion of English-language books from Quebec. We support our member publishers through professional development seminars, advocacy, and marketing initiatives. http://aelaq.org/

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Shelley Pomerance

Shelley Pomerance


Shelley Pomerance is a programmer with Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, writes the English Books column for Montréal Centre_ville magazine and is the host of a bilingual online poetry reading series. For over 20 years, she was a presence on CBC Radio as a host and arts reporter. She has also presented talks for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and for a number of Montreal festivals and libraries.

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