Category Archives: Interviews

The Passage of Time: Catching Up With Poet Robyn Sarah

Interview by Matthew Walsh Robyn Sarah’s most recent collection of poetry, My Shoes Are Killing Me, won the Governor General’s award for poetry in 2015. The poems touch on themes of nature, motherhood, and time, and allude to poets as … Continue reading

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For Heavensake I Don’t Have an MFA in Feelings: An Interview with Elizabeth Ross

Former PRISM poetry editor (2014-15) Rob Taylor sat down with Victoria-turned-Vancouver-turned-Toronto poet, and former PRISM poetry editor (2009-2010), Elizabeth Ross, whose debut collection Kingdom was published in Spring 2015 by Palimpsest Press.  — A Dying Wasp – Elizabeth Ross Feels … Continue reading

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Poetry and Pageants: An Interview with Poetry Contest Judge Kayla Czaga

With PRISM international’s Poetry Contest nine days away, we thought we’d get Poetry Contest Judge Kayla Czaga to share her insights on poetry, but with a twist.* We’ve slotted in the word “poetry” into these questions posed to former pageant contestants. Click here … Continue reading

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“Human behavior makes the same kind of almost-not-quite sense as poetic imagery.” An interview with Kim Fu.

Kim Fu’s debut novel For Today I Am a Boy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) was the winner of the Edmund White Award, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Prize, a New York Times Book ReviewEditor’s Choice, and long-listed for Canada Reads 2015, among … Continue reading

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“Floating is Everything”: An Interview with Sheryda Warrener

Review by Dominique Bernier-Cormier Sheryda Warrener is the author of two poetry collections; Floating is Everything (Nightwood Editions, 2015) and her debut Hard Feelings (Snare/Invisible, 2010). Her work has been shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, the Arc Magazine Poem of … Continue reading

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Story is a Partnership: An Interview with Sharon Bala

Sharon Bala is a member of The Port Authority writing group. They can be found every second Thursday swapping fiction in the closet of a store room on Memorial University’s campus. They recently published a collection of stories, called Racket … Continue reading

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