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October 22, 2013 — In advance of his appearance at the Ottawa Writers Festival, arts and culture website Apt613.ca profiled poet David O'Meara, whom they describe as 'one of Ottawa’s – if not Canada’s – most brilliant poets':

This November, Edward Keenan, senior editor at The Grid and author of Some Great Idea, takes a multi-library tour to the four corners of the city, inviting Torontonians to join a discussion about Toronto's past, present and future.

September 30, 2013 — John Goldbach, author of the postmodern noir novella The Devil and the Detective, was interviewed on the sports radio show Kaufman & Spry with hosts Dave Kaufman and Mike Spry. Also joining them was the editor-in-chief of Maisonneuve magazine, Haley Cullingham.

October 17, 2013 — The Carillon, the University of Regina's student newspaper, profiled local author Jeet Heer, whose book In Love with Art: Françoise Mouly's Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman looks at the contributions of Mouly, the current cover editor for The New Yorker and an artist in her own right:

October 19, 2013 — NorthernLife.ca spoke to Sudbury-based playwright and author Matthew Heiti about how his debut novel The City Still Breathing, deals with death (the book does, after all, open with an unidentified dead body found on the side of the highway) and the life cycle of the city:

October 21, 2013 — Matthew Heiti, the author of The City Still Breathing as well as the playwright behind Mucking in the Drifts (running October 31—November 10 at the Sudbury Theatre Centre), joined Markus Schwabe, host of CBC Sudbury's Morning North to talk ab

October 28, 2013 — Tamara Faith Berger (Maidenhead, Little Cat) spoke to She Does the City's Nico Mara-McKay about writing for female audiences versus male audiences, and how she feels reactions to writing about women's sexuality and desire have changed over the years:

October 23, 2013 — To coincide with his appearance at the Ottawa Writers Festival, David O'Meara discussed his latest poetry collection A Pretty Sight on CBC Ottawa's All in a Day program. O'Meara and host Alan O'Neal discuss how his poems engage with the topic of art in various stages of creation, from writers' block and the potential for art that hasn't yet been created ('The Tennis Courts in Winter') to the politics of post-war art looting in Iraq ('Loot').

October 29, 2013 — Matthew Heiti, author of The City Still Breathing, which centres around the disappearance of a dead body found on the highway near Sudbury, spoke to Open Book Toronto as a part of their Writers as Readers series. A sampling of his responses:

The team at Coach House would like to send a huge thanks to all the audience members and performers who were at October 23's Vaza-launch for Sarah Liss's book, Army of Lovers. It was a book launch like no other, with more energy and fun than we could have ever expected. Everyone we spoke to in the audience thought it was one of the best book launches they'd ever been to.