On November 11, 2020, the online blog for tradeswomen Move Over Bob, posted in interview with Kate, titled An Interview With Kate Braid On Becoming The First Female In Vancouver’s Carpenter’s Union And Building A Legacy All Her Own.
Kate was interviewed by Kathryn Marlow of CBC Victoria. The interview was aired on October 22, 2020.
Kate was interviewed for the November/December 2020 issues of Aqua: Gulf Islands Living.
Kate and Rob engage in a wide-ranging discussion, in this in-depth interview, including
- Writing more ‘personally’
- Influence of Kate’s experience as a carpenter on her writing
- The influence of visual art on Kate’s poetry.
- The theme of “making”.
In an article titled “I Keep Coming Back to What Gives Me Courage: An Interview with Kate Braid”, Kate discusses her new book of poetry, Elemental, and her realization that she is “writing more personally” in recent works.
Read the interview here:
Read the poem ‘Birds’ From Kate’s new book Elemental, and see how she answers their question “What’s the most surprising thing about being a writer?”.
On January 11, 2010, Kate was interviewed by Shelagh Rogers for CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter. You can hear the interview on the CBC web page by following the link below. (Kate is introduced at 36:44 in the recording.)
In 2010, Kate was interviewed by Sheryl McKay for CBC Radio’s North by Northwest about A Well-Mannered Storm: The Glenn Gould Poems. You can hear the interview here.
In this recording, Kate talks with Annabel Lyon and Thomas Trofimuk about putting words into the mouths of real characters.
In 2004, The Danforth Review (TDR) interviewed Canadian poets Kate Braid and Sandy Shreve. The Danforth Review is now defunct and the interview below is reproduced from its archived contents.