Writer's Block

By CJSW 90.9 FM

About this podcast   English    United States

CJSW’s monthly foray into literature. Hosted and produced by Dymphny Dronyk and sound engineered by Cody Dronyk, Writer’s Block is focused on local events, writers, poets, publishers, while keeping an eye on the bigger literary picture across the country and around the world! Writer’s Block airs at 90.9 on the FM dial in Calgary on the third Tuesday of every month at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Explicit · 28 episodes · since Oct, 2016
June 21, 2018
On our June 2018 month’s episode we have a feature interview with Major General David Fraser, talking about his new book, Operation Medusa: The Furious Battle that Saved Afghanistan from the Taliban, as well as a roundup of local literary news and happenings, including the results of the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards.
May 22, 2018
On this month’s episode we have a feature interview with international novelist Tom Rachman, talking about his new book, The Italian Teacher, a short story by Calgary writer Mike Thorn, and news about the Brenda Strathern Writing Prize.
May 2, 2018
Interviews with two of Canada’s preeminent poets, Patrick Lane and Shane Book
March 21, 2018
Interviews with poets Jamie Sharp and Lorna Crozier.
Feb. 22, 2018
A memoriam for Claire Harris, a reading by Hera Lindsay Bird, an interview with Roman 66 and an interview with Phoebe Wang.
Jan. 18, 2018
Clea Roberts reads at Wordfest's Poetry Cabaret, Mike Thorn answers the Writer's Block Questionnaire, and a feature interview with Suzette Mayr.
Jan. 13, 2018
JoAnn McCaig from Shelf Life Books shares some excellent books to help with your Christmas shopping, Adam Dreece talks about Books for a Good Clause, and a feature interview with Joshua Whitehead
Nov. 24, 2017
Readings from WordFest's Poetry Cabaret by Phoebe Wang and Jamie Sharpe, Sudbury's Poet Laureate Kim Fahner answers the Writer's Block Questionnaire, and a feature interview with Alison Pick.
Nov. 15, 2017
Glenn Dixon answers the Writer's Block Questionnaire, A. E. Chandler reads from her new book The Scarlet Forest: A Tale of Robinhood, Kyle Flemmer tells us about Canzine Calgary, and Nikki Sheppy reads from her first poetry collection, Fail Safe
Aug. 17, 2017
Ghada Alatrash answers the Writer's Block Questionnaire, Glenn Dixon reads from his new book Juliet's Answer, and a feature interview with Deborah Willis on her new short story collection The Dark and Other Love Stories.

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