Jane Crosier hosted Literary Landscape for 12 years. Each week Jane interviewed authors, poets and people connected with the literary world on Canada’s oldest community radio station giving attentive interviews to the hundreds of people she brought in to share with the listening world.
In a volunteer award she received she was described this way,
She passed on her love of books to her two sons and to thousands of young people who have frequented the high school libraries where she has worked for [thirty] years. Jane put countless hours into the CKCU fund raising drives, regularly ‘cooking up delicious treats for her fellow volunteers on the early morning Saturday phone shifts.
Those are big shoes to wear.
A WestFest Lit was dedicated to her since she died in 2009. I wish I could link you up with an audio of even one of her interview. I see all kinds of bibliographical records by people who reference an interview but no mp3s to be had.
If you’re googling in here, by chance it might be news to know that a number of local literary people have kept the torch of Literary Landscape lit over the last few years.
It’s the same time, 6:30pm each Thursday with people from various corners of the literature spectrum, playwrights, poets, storytellers, novelists, zinsters and spec fiction with the focus on locally made and who is coming thru town today.
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