Location: Power in the Margins
John K. Samson describes why he doesn’t mind being called a “Provincial” writer.
John K. Samson is the singer and songwriter for The Weakerthans, an acclaimed rock band. John’s poetry and prose has appeared in Matrix Magazine, Geist, The Believer and Post-Prairie: An Anthology of New Poetry. He lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he’s also the managing editor and co-founder of a small publishing house, ARP (Arbeiter Ring Publishing). His first solo album, Provincial, and book, Lyrics and Poems, 1997–2012, were released in January 2012.
Location: Packing and Unpacking (2:31)
Maureen Scott Harris discusses growing up in Winnipeg and the significance of location within her childhood.
Location: Moving Around (1:53)
Maurice Mierau talks about moving around a lot when he was younger.
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