The landscapes and cityscapes of western Canada are intensely rich and varied, from Calgary’s brash youthfulness to the timeless yellow fields of Saskatchewan, to Vancouver’s infamous downtown East side. Out of the West spends an hour with six of the finest literary voices west of the Great Lakes and north of the US border - Nancy Lee, Fred Stenson, David Bergen, Aritha van Herk, Timothy Taylor, and Sharon Butala. These writers talk about their writing, their lives as artists, and the way the place they call home informs and inspires both.

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