Angela Antle in conversation with William Ping


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When: Friday, August 9, 12:30 pm

BMO-Winterset Award finalist and consummate CBC radio news reader, William Ping, talks with artist-author-broadcaster-podcaster Angela Antle about William’s acclaimed novel, Hollow Bamboo, and his forthcoming work of fiction.

WILLIAM PING is a novelist and journalist, born and raised in St. John’s. His debut novel Hollow Bamboo was published by HarperCollins in 2023 and was shortlisted for the First Novel Award and longlisted for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award. He has previously been published in ‘Us, Now,’ Hard Ticket and Riddle Fence. William is also known for his contributions to CBC News, where he can most often be heard reading the news. William is a Fellow of MUN’s School of Graduate Studies and has been the recipient of MUN’s Thesis Excellence Award, the Cox and Palmer Creative Writing Award, and the Landfall Trust Award.

ANGELA ANTLE is a writer, artist, and producer based in St. John’s. Her work has been recognized by the Canadian Association of Journalists, the Atlantic Journalism Awards, The New York Festivals, Gabriels, and Gracie Allen Awards as well as Berlinale, Dublin, Nickel, and Wexford Film Festivals. She is currently completing an interdisciplinary PhD in energy humanities at Memorial University and her debut novel will be published by Breakwater Books in 2025.