Portraits of Canadian Writers
Bruce Meyer shares brief portraits of Canada’s most beloved writers of the 20th century alongside anecdotes that reveal their personalities.
Bruce Meyer has spent most of his life in an on-going conversation with Canadian literature and Canadian letters. Known across Canada for his broadcasts on the CBC with Michael Enright on The Great Books, A Novel Idea, and Great Poetry: Poetry is Life and Vice Versa, Meyer is author of 49 books of poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, literary journalism and pedagogy. He produced two books of interviews with Canadian authors alongside Brian O’Riordan: In Their Words (1985) and Lives and Works (1991).