Aidan Baker: DIY
interview with the Toronto based musician and writer
Ross Birdwise: On Doing Art
interview with the Ottawa based artist, arts booster, and musician
Kim Brunhuber: Kameleon Man
interview with the Ottawa based writer, television reporter, and documentary filmmaker
Wayne Ray: Creative Endeavours
interview with the writer and publisher
Rick Cousins: Radio
interview with the independent radio writer, producer and performer
Rod Filbrandt: Noir
interview with the hard-boiled cartoonist
Ian Rogers: The Good Idea
interview with the cartoonist and writer
Karl Siegler: Business of Books
publisher and president of Talonbooks talks about the state of the industry in canada
Tim Bray: Ongoing
short interview with the web guru, xml spec co-author, antarctica cto, and compelling writer
rob mclennan: six million things at once
interview with the writer, artist, and small press booster
Jon Steeves: MooT
interview with the creator of the board game MooT
Interview with a Barmaid
interview with Marisa from Montreal
George Bowering: Vocal Laureate
interview with the writer and brand spanking new Poet Laureate
"Gail Maurice is a Metis writer and Actor from Saskatchewan whose work includes CBC's Big Bear, PSI Factor and ShowTime's Street Time. She recently received rave reviews as the star of the award-winning feature film Johnny Greyeyes which she also co-wrote. Shani Betz spoke to Gail recently at her home in Toronto."
"Anne Stone is the author of jacks, and more recently of Hush. She is a text-based performance artist and writer."
"derek beaulieu keeps busy with housepress, "a micropress dedicated to experimental and unusual forms of poetry and prose" and editing filling Station magazine. he lives in calgary."
s. lynette bondarchuck
"S. Lynette Bondarchuk is the executive director of the Edmonton Small Press Association [ESPA], an organization which acts as a central studio for small press producers and also keeps members and the public-at-large up to date on small-press action, both in Canada and beyond."
"Ted Warnell is a visual artist and writer. His art work and writings on art and new media subjects are found in real and online art galleries, and in print, digital, and Web publications."
"Robert meets his maker"
craig s. lloyd
"craig s. lloyd is a victoria-based dictator in waiting. he spends his time working with computers, petting his cat, and accosting the cfuv airwaves fridays with his early morning singing."
"Garry Gottfriedson, of Okanagan, Shuswap and Cree descent, is an author and educator who travels extensively. His work has appeared in numerous anthologies, and he recently collaborated on the book In Honour of Our Grandmothers, published by Theytus Books."
"Ninjalicious is the author and instigator of the Infiltration zine, and its companion website [www.infiltration.org]. Infiltration, a bi-monthly publication, is described as "the zine about going places you're not supposed to go... devoted to the art of urban exploration, a sort of interior tourism which allows the curious-minded to discover behind-the-scenes sights and have a lot of free fun."
"Dr. David P. Reiter directs Interactive Press from his current home in Brisbane, Australia. Reiter has lectured in professional and creative writing for a number of years, but now focusses his attentions on writing and publishing, in print and on the Net. He is the author of several works of fiction and poetry including Hemingway in Spain and Selected Poems and, most recently, Triangles."
"our sparkling new b.c. correspondent asks herself a few questions."
"Robert Munsch is an internationally renowned children's book author with dozens of memorable titles. He brings in aspects from real life to give his work an authenticity we can all relate to, young or old (Love You Forever makes us all cry). He travels to tell and make up stories but mostly he spends his time in Guelph, Ontario, Canada."
"George Bowering is the author of about a billion books, including poetry, fiction, history, everything in between, sometimes all at once. his efforts have earned him a reputation as being one of canada's best writers, as well as having a couple of governor general's awards tucked under his belt. he currently lives in vancouver, b.c., and works at simon fraser university."
"Hal Niedzviecki is co-editor and founder of Broken Pencil magazine, the guide to independent culture in Canada. He is also co-organizer of Canzine, the annual festival of alternative publications in Canada. He is editor of Concrete Forest, an anthology of urban Canadian Fiction (M&S, Spring 1998), and the author of Smell It . He is a correspondent for Brave New Waves (CBC Radio 2) and a columnist for Exclaim!, Canada's monthly national indie music newspaper. He lives in Toronto."
"jeremy picks his own brain on religion"
david a. tomlinson
"David A. Tomlinson is the National President of the National Firearms Association (NFA). He is active as an expert witness, and as a disseminator of the complex firearms related issues. Many of his views, reports, as well as other firearms related information can be accessed at the NFA website."
"Pierre Bourque is an online newswatcher, keeping canadians up to date with Bourque Newswatch. He is also active as a journalist for such publications as The National Post, WiredNews & The Hill Times. Check out his site for information on his other work, which ranges from screenplays to presentations."
"R.U. Sirius is the co-author of several books including How to Mutate & Take Over the World: An Exploded Post-Novel by R.U. Sirius, St. Jude & the Internet 21, and Design for Dying by Timothy Leary & R.U. Sirius. His current projects include his REVOLTING! website, and his work towards cleaning up / freeing up America with The Revolution® political movement, dedicated to "Victory Over Horseshit." Sirius is running for the U.S. Presidency in the 2000 election."