NeWest Press Audio

Thomas Wharton joined us to talk about the new edition of his classic novel ICEFIELDS. Along the way we talked about the curse of being prescient on climate change issues, as well as living a fuller life than your characters ever could.

Come to the Zoom launch for ICEFIELDS: LANDMARK EDITION on Tuesday, October 26 at 7 pm Mountain:

Grab your own copy of ICEFIELDS here:

Direct download: Thomas_Wharton_Interview.mp3
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Debut author Andy Zuliani joined us to talk about his ripped-from-the-headlines novel LAST TIDE, as well as the general apocalyptic feeling and the creeping progress of global capital. Follow along, won't you?

Grab a copy of LAST TIDE here:

Register for the Zoom launch with fellow NeWester Leah Ranada (THE CINE STAR SALON) on October 19 here:

Direct download: Andy_Zuliani_interview.mp3
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Debut author Leah Ranada joined us this week to talk about her book THE CINE STAR SALON, as well as the parasocial relationships you develop with hairdressers and what stressful job works best for a protagonist.

Join Leah Ranada and fellow NeWester Andy Zuliani for their Zoom launch on October 19th:

Leah is also featuring at the Royal City Literary Arts Society's Tellers of Short Tales event on September 23rd:

Grab your copy of THE CINE STAR SALON here:

Direct download: Leah_Ranada_Interview.mp3
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Kieran Egan joined us for a chat about his new novel TENURE, the story of a gangster who goes up against the biggest racket of all: academia.

Come join the TENURE launch on Monday, October 4th, with special guests A.J. Devlin and Sam Wiebe:

Pick up your own copy of TENURE here:

Direct download: Kieran_Egan_interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:16pm EST

Carol Harvey Steski came on the show to discuss her debut poetry collection rump + flank, and along the way we talked about the politics of bodies and our favourite fonts.

Come see Carol read online on September 22nd!

Grab a copy of rump + flank here!

Direct download: Carol_Steski_interview.mp3
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Glen Huser came on the show to talk about his new book BURNING THE NIGHT, as well as his first book GRACE LAKE and how they both came about. We also talk about depicting visual art in prose form, as well as changing attitudes between his first book for adults and his latest.

Come see Glen read with Danial Neil on May 10th!

Grab a copy of BURNING THE NIGHT here!

Direct download: Glen_Huser_Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:45pm EST

Kevin Holowack joins us to speak about his debut novel LIGHT ON A PART OF THE FIELD, as well as how to write the past vibrantly and the portrayal of artistic frustration. 

Grab a copy of Kevin's book here!

Sign up for Kevin's May 5th launch with Karen Hofmann here!

Check out Kevin's latest album here!

Direct download: Kevin_Holowack_interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:37pm EST

Karen Hofmann joined us to talk about her new novel A BRIEF VIEW FROM THE COASTAL SUITE, as well as Vancouver real estate and which child she likes the best.

Come see Karen live on Zoom on May 9th!


Direct download: Karen_Hofmann_Interview_Coastal.mp3
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Danial Neil joined us to talk about his new novel DOMINION OF MERCY, as well as overarching corporate control of our lives and the Scottish underworld. Fun topics!

Pick up a copy of DOMINION OF MERCY here!

Direct download: danial_neil_interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:05pm EST

The podcast is back to talk to authors from NeWest's Spring 2021 season. First up is Nisha Patel, who joined us on the show to talk about her debut poetry collection COCONUT, as well as the differences between spoken word and written, chapbooks and other books, and India and Canada.

Check out Nisha's Virtual Book Tour here!

Buy a copy of COCONUT here!

Direct download: Nisha_Patel_interview.mp3
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