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Between Gods by Alison Pick

When Alison Pick was a teenager, she discovered that her father’s side of the family from the Czech Republic were Jewish and hid their religion when they moved to Canada. 268 more words


The 10th TBPL Off the Shelf Interview

Oops, I meant to post this last week…

The tenth author interview on TBPL Off the Shelf went live last Wednesday!  This is also the second of three interviews with the authors who are coming to Thunder Bay for the International Festival of Authors (IFOA).   51 more words

Author Interview

Interview with Alison Pick

Alison Pick is the author of the memoir Between Gods, the novels Far to Go and The Sweet Edge, and the poetry collections Question & Answer and The Dream World.   730 more words


IFOA Interviews!

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) is coming to Thunder Bay on November 6th.  Three Canadian authors (Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Alison Pick, and Michael Winter) are going to be here, reading from their newest books.  58 more words

Author Interview

When words kill: Five death- or disaster-related events at WordFest

1. Veronica Roth in Conversation with Tahereh Mafi

Thursday, October 16, 7 p.m.Knox United Church

Veronica Roth and Tahereh Mafi, two of the more reliable purveyors of doom and dystopia working in the Young Adult field, will chat about the post-apocalyptic themes of their latest: Divergent and Ignite Me, respectively. 211 more words


The hardest page to write

Thanksgiving is a nice reminder to express gratitude for the good things in life, such as three-day weekends. But when it comes to writing a book, acknowledgments — the thanksgiving of the publishing process — can be a tricky business. 901 more words


Alison Pick keeps the faith in Between Gods

When you convene all the Canadians who have written memoirs about converting to Judaism, there’s no need to book the restaurant ahead of time. Alison Pick and I easily found a table for two at a café on a recent Friday morning. 1,085 more words