Category Archives: TMR Podcast

Upcoming TMR content, and other CanLit-related news.

Season 2, Episode 3: January 16, 2022

In episode 3, we continue our look at the Best of 2021 books with audio clips from Ian Colford and Rachel Fernandes. Also, an interview with James was conducted by Jessica Robichaud and our Patreon campaign with an Atlantic Books Today incentive.



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Season 2, Episode 2: January 8, 2022

For episode 2 of 2022, I continue with a look at the “Best of 2021” lists, with contributed audio files from Alison Manley and Ian Colford talking about their choices in the best fiction, non-fiction and poetry categories. I also have a ‘live’ interview with my friend and colleague Jessica Robichaud about her favourite books growing up.


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Season 2, Episode 1: January 1, 2022

In the first episode of 2022, James discusses the reasons for the transition from “The Very Best!” Book Awards to the more inclusive year-end “Best of 2021” posts. Also, a look at his three favourite fiction and non-fiction reads of 2021.

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Episode 7, The Festivus Edition, December 23, 2021

In this episode, I discuss three recent books I have read that deal with living in Indigenous sovereignty, and a quick look at some upcoming reads.

Links:

Waswanipi by Jean-Yves Soucy (Baraka Books)

The Laughing People: A Tribute to my Innu Friends by Serge Bouchard (McGill-Queen’s University Press)

Living in Indigenous Sovereignty by Elizabeth Carlson-Manathara with Gladys Rowe (Fernwood Publishing)


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Episode 5

In Episode 5, I talk about stopping (“could not finish”) vs. finishing a book you are not enjoying, and a peek at what gems are coming up in the next newsletter.

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The Miramichi Reader Podcast

In this episode, James talks about The Miramichi Reader’s “flash fiction” site, MiramichiFlash.ca as well as the new second edition of Brenda J. Thompson’s “A Wholesome Horror: Poor Houses of Nova Scotia” and what’s in the next issue of the TMR Newsletter out on Monday.

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The Miramichi Reader Podcast

At long last, it looks as if we finally have a podcast to share with you, our faithful readers. Now you can listen to CanLit news items, book reviews and other goings-on around TMR. There is no set schedule, but we do plan to have at least a weekly look at the upcoming posts in our newsletter. You can find the podcast at Anchor.fm, Spotify, Apple and Google Podcast platforms. We look forward to having you follow our podcast!