About the Author

Eleanor Wachtel


Writer-broadcaster Eleanor Wachtel has hosted CBC Radio's Writers & Company since its inception in 1990 and hosted The Arts Tonight from 1996 until 2007. She's won prizes for both programs, as well as other honours, including the Order of Canada. Her earlier collections of interviews include Original Minds and More Writers & Company. She was a contributor to the original Dropped Threads, co-edited by Carol Shields.