Tag: interviews

Up close and personal with Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison and wife Mardele

Yesterday I posted my cover story from the spring issue of Fine Lifestyles Regina, an interview with Regina businessman Paul J. Hill. Today, I’m posting my cover story from the spring (and premiere!) issue of Fine Lifestyles Saskatoon, an interview and Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison. Enjoy! The summer issues of both magazines are just around …

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Up close and personal with Paul J. Hill

With the summer issue of Fine Lifestyles Regina just around the corner, I thought I’d post my cover story from the spring issue, an interview with Regina businessman Paul J. Hill. Enjoy! *** Paul Hill says he’s most known in Regina for three things: his blue 1976 Mercury Marquis, his habit of consuming eight Diet …

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An interview with Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall

I’m in the throes of finishing up the Winter issue of Fine Lifestyles Regina, so it seems like as good a time as any to post my cover story from the September issue: an interview with Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan. Enjoy! *** Premier Brad Wall: “The luckiest guy in the country in terms of …

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The Nipawin Journal reports on my reading there last week…

…and I have to say it’s one of the best articles of this sort I’ve seen anywhere. Thanks to the reporter, Joel Cherry! (Oh, sure, there’s one instance of the dreaded “one-T Willett” misspelling of my last name, but if I worried over much about that very common typo I’d go crazy.) The story begins: …

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Montreal WorldCon Day 3: Food, glorious food…

It would be hard to improve on yesterday, when I won the Aurora Award for Marseguro (did I mention I won the Aurora Award? I did? Hmmm, imagine that), but today was another good day at the World Science Fiction Convention here in Montreal. After a great breakfast at a local cafe, I had my …

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An interview with Robert J. Sawyer

The following article was just published in the July/August issue of FreeLance, the newsletter of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild. *** Robert J. Sawyer: The Philosophical Science Fiction Writer By Edward Willett The Canadian Light Source, the giant synchrotron in Saskatoon, does not immediately spring to mind as a likely venue for a writer-in-residence. Unless, perhaps, that …

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The Saskatoon Book Report Interview

I was just a little too late getting home last evening to record the whole thing, but I managed to capture the bulk of the interview Ian Goodwillie, host of the Saskatoon Book Report on Saskatoon’s CFCR community radio station, conducted with me a couple of weeks ago and which aired yesterday. And here it …

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Listen to a radio interview with me!

I’ll be on Saskatoon’s CFCR Community Radio’s Saskatoon Book Report program today at 6:30 p.m. Saskatchewan time (that’s Central Standard Time, NOT Central Daylight Time, thank you very much; we don’t hold with that new-fangled high-falutin clock-changing nonsense here, nosirree!). You can listen as host Ian Goodwillie attempts to get coherent answers out of me …

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McNally Robinson posts an interview with me

Chadwick Ginther of McNally Robinson Booksellers (an independent chain with stores in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Toronto and New York) has just posted a lengthy online interview with me on the company’s website. Here’s how it begins: CG: You’ve written a wide variety of works: SF, YA, Fantasy, as well as non-fiction for adults and children. Where …

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Part 1 of an interview with Stephan Martiniere, the cover artist for Terra Insegura…

…be found here. And just as a reminder, here’s that cover art again!

Hear one of my "Things I Found in My Mother-in-Law’s House" interviews online

It’s the one about souvenirs, and I just discovered The Afternoon Edition has put it online here. Enjoy!

My interview with "Weird Al" Yankovic

I write the occasional entertainment preview for the Regina Leader Post. This week I interviewed “Weird Al” Yankovic, and since when I posted that fact in my status update on Facebook I discovered a lot of people were interested, I thought I’d point out that you can read the interview online here. (In the print …

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