Date(s) – 17 Jun 2010
Deborah Campbell is an award-winning writer who has spent the past decade reporting from such places as Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, Colombia, Cuba, and Russia. Much of her work is immersive journalism that involves living among the societies she covers. She teaches narrative nonfiction writing at the University of British Columbia. She joined us for the discussion of the media and the Middle East, drawing from this article, for which she won a Gold National Magazine Award.
Date(s) – 24 Mar 2010
Erna Paris began her writing career as a magazine journalist, book reviewer, and radio documentary broadcaster (in French and English) before writing books of literary non-fiction. She is the author of seven acclaimed books of literary non-fiction and the winner of ten national and international writing awards, including a gold medal from the National Magazine Awards Foundation, a bronze medal from The White Award for local issues reporting (Canada-US), and four Media Club of Canada awards for feature writing and radio documentary.