bp (pushing the boundaries)

bp (pushing the boundaries)

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This quirky documentary looks at the life of the late poet bpNichol.

Fame | The Making of a Book: Agents, Covers and Tours | Book Readings • Writers Confessions

Fame | The Making of a Book: Agents, Covers and Tours | Book Readings • Writers' Confessions

Available on DVD

In this episode from the Writers' Confessions series, well-known Canadian authors discuss the public life of a writer, their working relationships with agents and publishers, and what they gain from giving readings.

Jonathan Bennett • The Writing Life

Jonathan Bennett • The Writing Life

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This episode of The Writing Life profiles Canadian writer Jonathan Bennett, author of After Battersea Park and Verandah People: Stories.

Mr. Tapwe: Doug Cuthand • Storytellers in motion (Series 1)

Mr. Tapwe: Doug Cuthand • Storytellers in motion (Series 1)

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In this episode from the Storytellers in motion series, filmmaker Doug Cuthand is profiled.

Paris Stories: The Writing of Mavis Gallant

Paris Stories: The Writing of Mavis Gallant

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

This documentary explores the fiction of the Paris-based short story master, Mavis Gallant, considered by both critics and her literary peers to be one of the most talented women writing in the English language.

Wayson Choy: Unfolding the Butterfly (Secrets & Memories)

Wayson Choy: Unfolding the Butterfly (Secrets & Memories)

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This inspiring documentary explores the rich and extraordinary life of storyteller, sage and activist Wayson Choy through his own words.