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Writers and Company from CBC Radio
CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 484 ratings
A national treasure
The program defines the best of Canadian cultural values and dedication to an exploration of ideas and literary accomplishment. Wachtel is brilliant as an interviewer, able to bring the authors to conclusions and connections they have never considered.this adds a freshness and sense of adventure...Read full review »
vankormor via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 11/19/19
Christine St. Peter
Best podcast ever. Eleanor is so brilliant what she does. A national treasure.
Christine St. Peter via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 09/27/19
My favourite Podcast
I look forward to Sunday and enjoy every podcasts. Eleanor is so adept at bringing out all the little details we want to hear about the stories and lives of the authors who write them.
Glamma !#* via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/29/19
Recent Episodes
The critically acclaimed British author joined Eleanor Wachtel onstage in Toronto for an exhilarating conversation about Grand Union, her first collection of short stories.
Published 11/17/19
Raised in the former East Germany, Schulze draws on his own experience of mayhem and transformation at an unexpected historical moment in his novel, New Lives. He shares his thoughts with Eleanor Wachtel in this revisited conversation from 2009.
Published 11/10/19
The Malaysian author spoke to Eleanor Wachtel at the Vancouver Writers Festival about his new book, We, the Survivors, a haunting tale of migration and murder.  
Published 11/03/19
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