Category Archives: Interviews

Taking Risks and Getting a Little Weird: An Interview with Raoul Fernandes

Former PRISM poetry editor Rob Taylor sat down with Raoul Fernandes, whose first poetry collection Transmitter and Receiver was published in Spring 2015. PRISM published five poems from the book in our Fall 2014 issue. — When The Teeth of … Continue reading

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“What poetry, plays, & short fiction have in common: the need to carve away, to leave out”: An Interview with Kate Cayley

PRISM: international’s Prose Editor Christopher Evans caught up with PRISM’s 2015 Short Fiction Contest winner Kate Cayley. Kate Cayley has published a collection of poetry, When This World Comes to an End (Brick Books) and a collection of short stories, How You Were Born (Pedlar … Continue reading

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An Interview with “Shakespeare’s Rebel” writer, C.C. Humphreys

Interview by Sarah Higgins C.C. Humphreys is an award-winning author of thirteen novels and several plays, and an established actor of screen and stage. He originally met the Bard on the Beach festival when he joined the acting company for … Continue reading

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Be Honest on the Page: an Interview with Alison MacLeod

Interview by Jennifer Gryzenhout I met Alison MacLeod a few years ago during a weeklong writer’s retreat in England. It was a week tucked away in an old house in the English countryside, completely focused on writing with other writers. Alison … Continue reading

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“Writing may be a means of self-expression, but that self is also defined by social factors outside of my control”: An Interview with PRISM’s 2015 Poetry Contest Winner Phoebe Wang

PRISM’s Poetry Editor Dominique Bernier-Cormier talks with PRISM’s 2015 Poetry Contest winner Phoebe Wang about her winning poem, ethnic representation in Canadian poetry, and the importance of literary criticism in Canada. Wang also sheds some light on her writing process and what inspires her … Continue reading

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Using the Tools at Hand: An Interview with Elena Johnson

Interview by Rob Taylor Spines – Elena Johnson spine of the sky spine of the sparrow spine of the sheep’s horn spine of the antler spine of footsteps over tundra spine of white plastic spine of unknowing spine of modern … Continue reading

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