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Weekly Round-Up: Open Book: Toronto

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Open Book: Toronto

In case you missed it, here is an update of all the interviews and features on Open Book: Toronto this week.

Andrew Kaufman, author of All My Friends are Superheroes (Coach House Books), answers the Proust Questionnaire. He tells Open Book about the shores of Lake Huron, the office that he allows himself even though he could write in his living room, and he reveals his favourite flower, which is inspired by a well-known musician. Read the interview here.

Patrick Kyle, author of Wowee Zonk 4 (Koyama Press), speaks with Open Book: Toronto as part of their month-long celebration of Graphic Literature. He discusses how drawing helps get his creative juices flowing, living in an Ikea catalogue and some of his favourite comic artists. Read the interview here.

Calgary-based artist Nick Johnson, who recently illustrated Homophopia: Deal with it and turn prejudice into pride (James Lorimer & Company), answers the question, ?What does a day in the life of a cartoonist/illustrator look like?? Rather than answer the question in words, he offers an illustration. Click here to view the picture and to read more about Nick.

Shannon Maguire, author of fur(l) parachute (BookThug), reveals the books that have shaped her in a WAR Series interview. She tells Open Book about the book that kept her housebound, the unlikely career she hoped she would have one day and the stack of books that she plans on reading next. Read the interview here.

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