Writing Community: Catherine Hunter
John K. Samson talks about his first encounter with Catherine Hunter’s writing and how it continues to inspire him today.
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.
Writing Community: How Conversation Strengthens Writing (4:25)
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Writing Community: Collaboration as a Way of Life (4:26)
Collaboration is one of the main sources of inspiration for Patrick Friesen. In this video he explains how important his collaborations in music, dance and translation have become for him and his work.
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