Dave Margoshes is a full-time writer who has published more than a dozen books of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. His collection of stories, Bix’s Trumpet and Other Stories, was a two-time winner in the Saskatchewan Book Awards as well as being a finalist in the ReLit Awards. His three novels include Drowning Man, I Am Frankie Stern, and We Who Seek: A Love Story. He has published four other story collections, five volumes of poetry and several non-fiction works, including a biography of Tommy Douglas.
By definition, the word Hiraeth translates to a feeling of desire to return to a home or a place that you can no longer return to. Saskatchewan-based poet Carol Rose GoldenEagle (Daniels) joins us in this Read the Provinces feature to discuss her collection of the same name ... Read more
This year's literary hangover is brought to us by three super awards: the Writers' Trust Awards, the Giller Prize, and the GGs. Check out our just-as-deserving indie followups to this year's nominees and winners while we mend our awards-fuelled reading binge with a greasy-spoon ... Read more
While most other retailers are preparing (taking cover) for the coming Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, we're just over here rearranging our bookshelves. You can get quality CanLit for great prices on All Lit Up all year round so it's pretty much business as usual around ... Read more
After a tense day yesterday, the stakes seemed even higher today as we get closer and closer to a winner being crowned in this year's Canada Reads. Each of the three remaining titles were put in the hot seat today as questions of literary merit, privilege, and subtly. Unfortunately ... Read more
The fall is filled with fabulous literary festivals. Think author signings, readings, writing workshops — and the opportunity to discover great new books and meet Canadian publishers and editors.
In today's edition of Writer's Block, we check in with award-winning fiction writer and poet, Dave Margoshes. Margoshes' latest novel, Wiseman's Wager, was recently relased by Coteau Books. The novel follows the lives of Zan and Abe Wiseman, two Jewish brother from Winnipeg, ... Read more
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