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Timothy Findley - Portrait

Timothy Findley – Portrait

Sometimes you don’t need a face for a portrait. I had photographed the late Timothy Findley for my first book First Chapter and following that photo session he sat down for an interview and lunch with then Calgary Herald books editor, now best selling author in his own right, Ken McGoogan. I joined the pair [...]

Bob Stallworthy - In Silhouette, Profiles of Alberta Writers - Interview

Bob Stallworthy – In Silhouette, Profiles of Alberta Writers – Interview

When I first began my project photographing writers, in Calgary in the late 90′s, Bob Stallworthy was my first subject. The photo above is from that shoot. The photograph is included in my first book of portraits First Chapter published by the Banff Centre Press. ————————————————————————————————————————- LP: In Silhouette, Profiles of Alberta Writers is series [...]

Interview - Robert Amos - James Joyce & Finnegans Wake

Interview – Robert Amos – James Joyce & Finnegans Wake

What do you do when you find yourself obsessed by a writer and one of his books? If you’re artist Robert Amos and the writer is James Joyce and the book is Finnegans Wake you use your art training to investigate the text. By this process Amos has created a new art with Joyce’s words. [...]

Interview: Ken McGoogan - Race To The Polar Sea

Interview: Ken McGoogan – Race To The Polar Sea

LP: You have a new book coming out any day now called Race to the Polar Sea: The Heroic Adventures and Romantic Obsessions of Elisha Kent Kane. What can you tell us about this book? KM: Race to the Polar Sea tells the story of Elisha Kent Kane, a nineteenth-century explorer who sailed north in [...]

Robert J. Wiersema - Interview

Robert J. Wiersema – Interview

First off, let’s look at who Rob Wiersema is. You’ve been described 
as a writer, journalist and bookseller. You’re also married and a 
father. How do you balance all these roles? Not all that well, depending on the day, to be perfectly honest.
The fact is, my job at the bookstore is full time. Writing is [...]