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

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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.

George Murray • The Writing Life

George Murray • The Writing Life

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This episode of The Writing Life profiles poet George Murray.

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

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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.

What if...a film about Judith Merril

What if...a film about Judith Merril

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This offbeat documentary profiles Judith Merril--writer, editor and icon of the science fiction literary genre.