Congrès Boréal 2018: Differences between Anglophone and Francophone SF

It has been four months since I attended this year's Congrès Boréal, so a write-up on the conference is probably overdue. Nevertheless, I would like to share some of my impressions of my first foray into this predominantly French-language science fiction and fantasy convention. Congrès Boréal is probably Québec's main literary fantasy and science fiction …

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Joseph Boyden on his Identity and Origins

Monday at the D.B. Clarke Theatre in the Hall Building on Concordia University campus, Joseph Boyden talked about his identity and origins--both as a writer and a man of mixed Irish-Ojibwe blood. He was accompanied by renowned conversationalist Kate Sterns and Globe and Mail book reviewer Jared Bland, "Who are you?" opened Sterns, a direct …

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