Canadian Authors—Toronto presents the new Words with Writers Podcast!
SIZZLE AND FUN – THE ROMANCE SHOW
Episode Eleven Release Date: March 21, 2021
|Get ready to share the love with this month’s romance themed episode! Co-hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner welcome Lilith Darville, who will share an excerpt from Tate’s Tale, book one in the Sexy Sins Afterlife Retreat Series, and Shawna James, who will read from her novel Despite the Devil, which is part of her They Loved Collection. |
This episode does contain some language that may not be suitable for younger listeners.
THE WOMEN IN HORROR SHOW
Episode Ten Release Date: February 26, 2021
|Join co-hosts Brandi Tanner and Chris Gorman for our 10th episode. In this month’s podcast, we celebrate “Women in Horror Month”, and feature three Canadian authors reading from their work. A.P. Cairns starts off the show reading from her suspenseful-with-an-edge-of-comedy short story, “Karma is Inevitable”. Megan M. Davies-Ostrom continues with a descriptive and enticing reading from her horror-adjacent story, “The Gate at the End of the Garden”, and Tonya Liburd rounds out the readings with a haunting and powerfully emotional reading from her story, “Through Dreams she Moves”. We also explore the authors’ inspirations and techniques, and delve into an important conversation about mental health and abuse. This episode does contain some language that may not be suitable for younger listeners.|
THE HISTORICAL FICTION SHOW
Episode Nine Release Date: January 23, 2021
|Join co-hosts Brandi Tanner and Chris Gorman for our 9th episode, featuring three Canadian Authors Association members each joining us for a reading and a brief conversation about their work. This month’s theme is Historical Fiction. Shauna Clinning starts us off by reading from her work in progress, followed by Ann Shortell with an excerpt from Celtic Knot: A Clara Swift Tale, and ending with Nancy Jo Cullen reading from her 2020 Fred Kerner Book Award shortlisted novel The Western Alienation Merit Badge. |
Three guest readings for the price of one, and even better, the price is free!
JOYCE MGBOLU & 2020 HIGHLIGHTS
Episode Eight Release Date: December 19, 2020
|Listen in with co-hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner as they welcome new Canadian Authors–Toronto member Joyce Mgbolu with a heart-wrenching reading from her debut non-fiction book, Hard Nut to Crack. Then settle in under your coziest blanket as we travel back in time to some of our greatest events from 2020, featuring Ann Shortell, Michael Newman, Guglielmo D’Izzia, Gordon Jones, Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli, Josh Wallace, R.A. Morris and more!|
CHADHAM THOMAS’S A LIGHT FROM BELOW & A DISCUSSION ON GRAPHIC NOVELS WITH GENGHIS COMICS
Episode Seven Release Date: November 21, 2020
Join co-hosts Brandi Tanner and Chris Gorman as they welcome Chadham Thomas to the Canadian novelist scene with his debut novel A Light From Below. Following Chadham’s excellent reading, Chris & Brandi have a fascinating conversation with Daniel Reynolds and Oliver Ho, authors of the graphic novel Genghis Con, about the challenges of creating and publishing graphic novels.
WORDS WITH WRITERS HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR
Episode Six Release Date: October 24, 2020
Welcome to another special episode of Words with Writers Podcast, with co-hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner. Grab your favourite witch’s brew and prepare to be spooked by five spine-chilling readings from Canadian Authors members A. B. Neilly, JF Garrard, K. V. Skene, Daniel Bryant and Barbara Wade Rose.
EPISODE #5: WRITERS HELPING WRITERS
Episode Five Release Date: September 19, 2020
Join Canadian Authors – Toronto hosts Brandi Tanner and Christopher Gorman for this month’s episode of Words with Writers Podcast, featuring not just one, but two new members reading from their work, Ellen Marie Francisco and Renée M. Sgroi. These wonderful writers are followed by an in-depth conversation with Canadian Authors—Toronto Co-Presidents Jeannie F. Garrard and Lee Parpart. Listen in on this enlightening discussion of what Canadian Authors—Toronto can offer you!
EPISODE #4: GAVIN BARRETT
Episode Four Release Date: August 22, 2020
Join Canadian Authors – Toronto hosts Brandi Tanner and Christopher Gorman as they speak with author, poet and creative entrepreneur Gavin Barrett on this month’s Words with Writers Podcast. Gavin treats us to some more reading from his wonderful new collection of poetry Understan, and we have an engaging discussion on a range of topics from publishing a poetry collection to the systemic racism that exists in Canada’s own publishing and advertising industries.
EPISODE #3: PAINTING A PICTURE WITH WORDS
Episode Three Release Date: July 25, 2020
This month, join hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner for a very special episode! Settle in and get cozy for five exciting readings from Canadian Author members Gavin Barrett, Lee Parpart, Danny Ramadan, June Rogers and Chris Gorman. Enjoy!
EPISODE #2: “WHAT WILL IT BE THIS TIME”? WITH AUTHOR PURABI DAS
Episode Two Release Date: June 20, 2020
Join us for our second episode of Words with Writers Podcast! This month we talk to CA —Toronto member and author Purabi Das about her new e-book “What will it be this time?”, her experience moving from India to Canada, and the importance of living in the moment.
EPISODE #1: THE MEANING OF “FAIR” WITH
AUTHOR ED SEAWARD
Episode One Release Date: May 16, 2020
Join us this month for our discussion with CA—Toronto member and author Ed Seaward as he talks to us about his journey to the publication of his novel Fair, his process, and his inspiration!
Canadian Authors—Toronto is excited to announce the May 16, 2020 launch date of our new podcast about writers helping writers in the Toronto area. Words with Writers Podcast will provide our members with an opportunity for a new audience for your publication news, book launches, journal releases, and public readings. Each month we will also feature a Canadian Authors—Toronto member on the show to read their work and gain exposure.
The podcast will be available free for readers everywhere to listen to, giving our members another platform to gain exposure.
Segments will include:
- Current events in the GTA
- Upcoming contests
- What’s happening now at Canadian Authors—Toronto
- Monthly readings by Canadian Authors—Toronto members
- Author interviews
- Writing / publishing tips
- Upcoming book launches, journal publications and public readings from our members
“Listen Now” links will be posted on our social media channels.
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