This past fall, carte blanche celebrated its 10th anniversary, and it has been 10 years that I have been involved in the magazine, first as a co-founder, then as editor. The time has come for me to move on.
Stepping down as editor feels a little like how I imagine parents feel when sending a first child off to college…
Charlotte Gill is the author Eating Dirt, a tree-planting memoir nominated for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize, the Charles Taylor Prize, and two BC Book Prizes. It was the 2012 winner of the BC National Award for Canadian Nonfiction.
Michael Robotham tells the story of how an email exchange with a reader turns into a standoff in a hotel corridor. He told his story live at WordFest 2014, which was held at The Banff Centre in October 2014.
Sound design in film is often overlooked. In part, this is because good sound design doesn’t announce itself the way a flashy visual sequence might–in fact, when it’s done right, we barely notice the sound at all. It can quietly manipulate while we attribute all the heavy-lifting to the visuals: “I saw a great film last night.”