April 17, 2021
We can hardly believe it ourselves, but co-hosts Brandi Tanner and Chris Gorman have been bringing us Words with Writers Podcast now for a whole year! In our twelfth episode, we celebrate National Poetry Month by speaking with 4 remarkable Canadian poets.
Pat Connors joins us to read several amazing & poignant poems from his newly released work, The Other Life. Morgan Christie shares an exquisite segment from her recently released chapbook When they Come, followed by Daniel Scott Tysdal reading an assortment of deeply emotional pieces from his chapbook Mad Fold-In Poems. Suparna Ghosh rounds out the session with some truly lyrical readings from her poems Dance of the Goddess, Woman in Stride, and Desire.
March 22, 2021
Get ready to share the love with this month’s romance themed episode! Co-hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner welcome Lilith Darville, here to share an excerpt from Tate’s Tale, book one in the Sexy Sins Afterlife Retreat Series, and Shawna James, reading from her novel Despite the Devil, from her They Loved Collection.
This episode does contain some language that may not be suitable for younger listeners.
January 23, 2021
Join co-hosts Brandi Tanner and Chris Gorman for our 9th episode, featuring three Canadian Authors Association members each joining us for a reading and a brief conversation about their work. This month's theme is Historical Fiction. Shauna Clinning starts us off by reading from her work in progress, followed by Ann Shortell with an excerpt from Celtic Knot, A Clara Swift Tale, and ending with Nancy Jo Cullen reading from her 2020 Fred Kerner Book Award shortlisted novel The Western Alienation Merit Badge. Three guest readings for the price of one, and even better, the price is free!
December 22, 2020
Listen in with co-hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner as they welcome new Canadian Authors—Toronto member Joyce Mgbolu with a beautiful reading from her debut non-fiction book, Hard Nut to Crack. Then settle in under your coziest blanket as we travel back in time to some of our greatest events from 2020, featuring Ann Shortell, Michael Newman, Guglielmo D’Izzia, Gordon Jones, Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli, and more!
November 21, 2020
Join co-hosts Brandi Tanner and Chris Gorman as they welcome Chadham Thomas to the Canadian novelist scene with his debut novel A Light From Below. Following Chadham’s excellent reading, Chris & Brandi have a fascinating conversation with Daniel Reynolds and Oliver Ho, authors of the graphic novel Genghis Con, about the challenges of creating and publishing graphic novels!
October 24, 2020
Welcome to another special episode of Words with Writers Podcast, with co-hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner. Grab your favourite witches brew and prepare to be spooked by five spine-chilling readings from Canadian Authors members A. B. Neilly, JF Garrard, K. V. Skene, Daniel Bryant and Barbara Wade Rose. Happy Halloween!
A. B. Neilly: Webpage = https://abneilly.com/; Twitter = https://twitter.com/abneilly; Youtube = https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-jYpn-aykYdiu-PPf2tS6Q?view_as=subscriber; Instagram = https://www.instagram.com/abneilly/
JF Garrard: https: Website = jfgarrard.com; Twitter = @JFGarrard; Facebook = www.facebook.com/JFGarrardauthor/
K. V. Skene: Facebook = https://www.facebook.com/people/KV-Skene/100005580105756
Daniel Bryant: Facebook = DanielBryant@lettercarrier; Instagram = daniel.bryant.0101
Barbara Wade Rose: Website = barbarawaderose.com
September 19, 2020
This month’s episode of Words with Writers Podcast features not just one, but two new members reading from their work, Ellen Marie Francisco and Renee Sgroi. These wonderful writers are followed by an in-depth conversation with Canadian Authors—Toronto Co-Presidents Jeannie F. Garrard and Lee Parpart. Join hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner for this enlightening discussion of what Canadian Authors—Toronto can offer you!
Follow Ellen Marie Francisco at ellenmariefrancisco.com.
Follow Renee Sgroi at reneemsgroi.com.
Follow Jeannie F. Garrard at jfgarrard.com.
Follow Lee Parpart at leeparpart.com.
Follow Canadian Authors-Toronto at canadianauthors.org.
August 22, 2020
Join Canadian Authors – Toronto hosts Brandi Tanner and Christopher Gorman as they speak with author, poet and creative entrepreneur Gavin Barrett on this month’s Words with Writers Podcast.
Gavin treats us to some more reading from his wonderful new collection of poetry Understan, and we have an engaging discussion on a range of topics from publishing a poetry collection to the systemic racism that exists in Canada’s own publishing and advertising industries.
July 25, 2020
This month, join hosts Chris Gorman and Brandi Tanner for a very special episode! Settle in and get cozy for five exciting readings from Canadian Author members Gavin Barrett, Lee Parpart, Danny Ramadan, June Rogers and Chris Gorman. Enjoy!