CBC Television Network

Canadian Authors

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1978

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Monday to Thursday afternoons for six weeks in the autumn of 1978.
This half hour program looked at the regional roots of Canada’s best writers. For instance, the Toronto program featured Margaret Atwood, Robertson Davies and Marion Engel. The Winnipeg show featured Heather Robertson and Ken Mitchell. The Vancouver show featured Barry Broadfoot, James Clavell and Susan Musgrave, while the Montreal show had profiles of Mordecai Richler, Jacques Godbout and Hugh MacLennon.