Episode 25: David Demchuk


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For the first episode of Season 3, multidisciplinary writer David Demchuk joins Matthew to discuss his new novel RED X. They chat about their early encounters with horror, the relationship between horror and queer fear, and the transformative potential of queer horror as a genre.

David Demchuk has been writing for print, stage, digital and other media for more than 40 years. His debut novel THE BONE MOTHER, published in 2017, was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Amazon First Novel Award, the Toronto Book Award, the Kobzar Book Award and a Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novel. It won the 2018 Sunburst Award in the Adult Fiction category. His new novel RED X was published by Strange Light in August 2021.

You can order RED X here.

You can find David on Twitter @dd_toronto, on Instagram @dd.toronto, or on his website.

You can find Glass Bookshop on all social platforms @glassbookshop and you can check out previous episodes of the show on the Glass Bookshop Radio website.

Transcript to come.

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