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Weekly Roundup: Open Book: Toronto

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An update of the interviews and features on Open Book: Toronto this week.

The Dirty Dozen: Dani Couture

“I have a large port-wine stain in the middle of my back. It’s the same kind of birthmark Mikhail Gorbachev has on his head, except that where his is the size of an apple, mine is the size of a honeydew melon.” Read more

On Writing: Robert Hough

"Mexico is probably my favourite country; I love the ruins and those gorgeous colonial towns. The food’s great too; all those spicy sauces. Though I knew Mexico fairly well, I didn’t know northern Mexico." Read more

The Dirty Dozen: Hilary Davidson

"I’m a sci-fi nerd: I don’t write science fiction, but I read and watch plenty of it." Read more

Open Book writer-in-residence, Ava Homa, shared an excerpt from Echos From The Other Land and gave tips on how to get characters to breathe life on the page. To see what Ava has been up to, visit her digital Open Book home.

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