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Literary Photographer Is On Temporary Hiatus

Just a note to let you know this site is on a break. I’m concentrating efforts these day on my photography site at www.dondenton.ca/blog. Check it out.

Poet P.K. Page dies, aged 93

Poet P.K. Page dies, aged 93

Renowned Canadian poet, novelist, artist and librettist,  P. K. Page has died aged 93 at her home in Oak Bay, British Columbia. Just two days ago I’d stopped by the Cadboro Bay Book Store and asked Amber what was new in the store and she pointed out a new chapbook Cullen by P.K. Page, published [...]

Will Ferguson - Beyond Belfast - Interview

Will Ferguson – Beyond Belfast – Interview

LP: You’ve got a new book out, a travel book, Beyond Belfast, published by Penguin. What’s it about? WF: It’s about a two-month, 560 mile hike I did along the Ulster Way “the longest waymarked trail in the British Isles.” It was bogs, banshees and blood sausage. With sheer-drop coastlines, crumbling castles and many’s a [...]

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 [...]

Give Peace A Chance - Photographs Of John Lennon & Yoko Ono By Gerry Deiter

Give Peace A Chance – Photographs Of John Lennon & Yoko Ono By Gerry Deiter

In 1969 photographer Gerry Deiter accepted an assignment to cover Beatle John Lennon and artist Yoko Ono as they spent a week in bed in a Montreal hotel. Deiter covered the entire week of the Bed-In For Peace but the photo essay ended up getting bumped from the magazine by a a breaking news story [...]

Field Notes - Sandra Shields and David Campion

Field Notes – Sandra Shields and David Campion

Partners in life and work,  writer Sandra Shields and photographer David Campion work together on long term projects, chronicling subjects they find both important and interesting. They now have a site dedicated to their work, www.fieldnotes.ca. The stories here have appeared in a number of places, magazines such as Geist, online at The Tyee and [...]

Books Into Sculpture

Photographer Cara Barer turns old books into sculpture and then photographs them. Images here on the Telegraph website. More images at www.carabarer.com

John W. MacDonald - Ottawa Photographer - Interview

John W. MacDonald – Ottawa Photographer – Interview

LP: John, you’re a visual chronicler of Ottawa, do you see Ottawa as a documentary project? JWM: I guess I see myself as photographer who happens to live in Ottawa. I don’t necessarily think of myself documenting Ottawa as a project. That would imply that I have a vision and a plan which I don’t. [...]

Eamonn McCabe – The Working Environments of Writers

Thanks to Grant Mckenzie for sending the link to this BBC multimedia production looking at the recent work of English photographer Eamonn McCabe examining the working enviroments of novelists, biographers and poets.

Terence Byrnes - Closer to Home - Interview

Terence Byrnes – Closer to Home – Interview

Terence Byrnes LP: You have been taking photographs for many years, what drew you to writers? TB: Well, I’ve also been writing. My first collection of short stories was called Wintering Over, I published an anthology called Matinees Daily, wrote for many magazines, and, during a dark and busy period of my life, ghost-wrote other [...]