Interviews/Features

About this section:

A brief word about this section – the interviews/articles within this section are considered general/multiple book discussions or even non-specific discussions. If you are looking for an interview/article specifically about one of Andrew Pyper’s books – please go to the menu, click on the specific book and scroll down to the Related Articles/Interviews section.

Fall 1997 – The New Quarterly

**Behind a pay wall**

https://tnq.ca/issues/issue-067/

January 21st, 2002 – Maclean’s Magazine

https://archive.macleans.ca/article/2002/1/21/learning-to-love-toronto

July 1st, 2002 – TVO Imprint

https://www.tvo.org/video/archive/imprint-season-13-episode-4

November 10th, 2003 – Trent University

https://www.trentu.ca/newsarchive/weekly/archive/031110apyper.html

April 13th, 2005 – Shots Crime & Thriller ezine

http://www.shotsmag.co.uk/interview_view.aspx?interview_id=128

April 24th, 2007 – Writers Read

http://whatarewritersreading.blogspot.com/2007/04/andrew-pyper.html

January 29th, 2008 – Rob McLennan’s Blog

http://robmclennan.blogspot.com/2008/01/12-or-20-questions-with-andrew-pyper.html

2009 – The Towc

January 8th, 2009 – The YYSCENE

https://theyyscene.com/2009/01/08/ffwd-killer-book/

April 22nd, 2010 – Toronto Life

Is poutine Canada’s national food? Two arguments for, two against

February 3rd, 2011 – National Post

https://nationalpost.com/afterword/andrew-pyper-what-are-you-working-on/

May 6th, 2011 – The Writers Conference

August, 2011 – The Next Chapter

https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2161537118

September 26th, 2011 – The Next Chapter

https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2141256733

December 6th, 2011 – The Genre Traveler Podcast

Podcast Episode 63: Using Fear in Fiction

March, 2013 – Quill & Quire

https://pocketmags.com/ca/quill-and-quire-magazine/march-2013

March 13th, 2013 – The Towc

March 12, 2013 – HazLitt

https://hazlitt.net/blog/andrew-pyper-literary-cat-burglar

April, 2013 – Diaspora Dialogues

Andrew Pyper

April 26th, 2013 – The Wall Street Journal

*Behind pay wall*

https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887324874204578438943940968724

June 16th, 2013 – Waterloo Region CEI

October, 2013 – Word Fest

https://vimeopro.com/wordfest/wordfest-2013/video/97013995

October 19th, 2013 – Ryeberg

Ryeberg Live Banff 2013

October 24th, 2013 – PEN Canada

** Andrew interviewed Stephen King and Owen King. Note, in the video Andrew’s questions are edited out **

November 5th, 2013 – Ryeberg

The Horror

December 19th, 2013 – Chatelaine

Five psychological thrillers that will keep you up at night

February 25th, 2014 – Lit Chat

http://litchat.com/the-way-in-one-thing-screenwriting-can-teach-us-novelists/

March 6th, 2014 – Tips on Life and Love

https://www.tipsonlifeandlove.com/self-help/is-it-a-supernatural-world-and-do-we-just-live-in-it

October 11th, 2014 – Blog TO

https://www.blogto.com/sports_play/2014/10/an_insiders_guide_to_toronto_with_andrew_pyper/

October 17th, 2014 – The Writers Conference

October 17th, 2014 – The Writers Conference

October 17th, 2014 – The Writers Conference

October 17th, 2014 – The Writers Conference

October 17th, 2014 – The Writers Conference

November 6th, 2014 – SLLSFanshawe

December 4th, 2014 – Today’s Parent

Keeping the holiday spirit alive after a loss

February, 2015 – Mulholland Books

Horror Reading, Then and Now

February 11th, 2015 – Reddit AMA

February 26th, 2015 – Geek TV

February 27th, 2015 – Night Fright Show

February 27th, 2015 – Dreadful Tales

https://dreadfultales.com/2015/02/27/dark-side-tour-pobi-pyper-and-cutter-in-ottawa/

March 6th, 2015 – The Haunted Walk

March 25th, 2015 – Off the Shelf

A Literary and Deeply Personal Mystery

April 1st, 2015 – NOW Magazine

Canadian Horror Story

April 2015 – The Humber Literary Review

https://humberliteraryreview.com/stealing-time-andrew-pyper

April 2nd, 2015 – Toronto.com

https://www.toronto.com/community-story/5538479-author-shares-tricks-of-the-trade-at-gss/

April 7th, 2015 – CBS Atlanta

Road Trip To America’s Most Haunted Places

June 17th, 2015 – Toronto Star

**Behind a pay wall**

https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/books/2015/06/17/now-what-schools-out-but-here-are-some-words-of-wisdom-for-the-recent-grad.html

August 12th, 2015 – Mind Meld

MIND MELD: Exploring Fear in Fiction

November 2nd, 2015 – Avon Maitland DSB

January 4th, 2016 – CBC

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thenextchapter/12-amazing-interviews-from-2015-1.3355689/craig-davidson-and-andrew-pyper-on-the-appeal-of-fear-1.3355695

March 11th, 2016 – Crime Time Podcast

https://crimetimepod.com/2016/03/11/24-charles-yu-andrew-pyper-does-size-matter/

April 22nd, 2016 – Biology of Story

https://biologyofstory.com/#/main?entity=andrew-pyper

April 30th, 2016 – The Big Thrill

Trend Report: Can the Devil Make Us Do It?

June 22nd, 2016 – Make Me Read

July 13th, 2016 – Huff Post

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-demonologist-and-the_b_7787606

February 20th, 2017 – The Globe and Mail

**Behind a pay wall**

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/valentines-day/canadian-authors-reveal-their-romantic-deal-breaker-books/article33985985/

April 20th, 2017 – CBC
https://www.cbc.ca/books/andrew-pyper-on-happy-hour-bribery-and-literary-flirtations-1.4077391

June 19th, 2017 – The Next Chapter

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-67-the-next-chapter/clip/12944916-andrew-pyper-mystery-book-panel

June 19th, 2017 – The Next Chapter

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thenextchapter/andrew-pyper-kim-izzo-and-the-mystery-panel-1.4161894/how-fear-influences-andrew-pyper-1.4162192

August 31st, 2017 – Author Interviews

https://authorsinterviews.wordpress.com/2017/08/31/here-is-my-interview-with-andrew-pyper/comment-page-1/

September 1st, 2017 – The Globe and Mail

Click to access TheRefugium.pdf

September 1st, 2017 – Canopy

September 13th, 2017 – University of Toronto Magazine

Hungry for Failure

November 2nd, 2017 – Writer’s Passport

Writer’s Passport: Jennifer Hillier Talks with Andrew Pyper

March 24, 2018 – National Post

September 12th, 2018 – I Value Canadian Stories

May 7th, 2019 – Kendall Reviews

{Guest Interview} PYPER-MAY-NIA continues as Steve Stred talks to the man himself, award winning author Andrew Pyper.

October 21st, 2019 – Jonathan Ball Podcast

Thriller Author Andrew Pyper On Writing Outlines

April 8th, 2020 – FRIENDS

https://friends.ca/explore/article/author-andrew-pypers-mid-week-playlist/

April 24th, 2020 – Kobo

https://www.kobo.com/blog/in-conversation-with-andrew-pyper

May 1st, 2020 – What On Earth is Going On?

May 1st, 2020 – Steve Stred Author Site

PYPER-MAY-NIA 2!!!!

May 22nd, 2020 – Steve Stred Author Site

Andrew Pyper Books In-Depth

August 21st, 2020 – Writer’s Festival Radio

https://writersfestival.org/events/fall-2020-podcast/fear-itself

August 30th, 2020 – Eden Mills Writers Festival

August 31st, 2020 – 49th Shelf Launchpad

https://49thshelf.com/Blog/2020/08/31/Launchpad-TIFF-A-LIFE-OF-TIMOTHY-FINDLEY-by-Sherrill-Grace

October 8th, 2020 – That Shakespearean Rag

The Horror Show: Andrew Pyper on why he writes horror fiction

October 16th, 2020 – Metro Morning with Ismaila Alfa

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-39-metro-morning/clip/15803537-the-dracula-story-understand-viral-infection-author-andrew

October 29, 2020 – Idea Exchange

https://sw-ke.facebook.com/IdeaXchng/videos/a-thrilling-evening-with-andrew-pyper/2759669370972542/

November 12th, 2020 – Episode 79

January 1st, 2021 – Stark Reflections

https://starkreflections.ca/2021/01/01/episode-170-the-genre-of-andrew-pyper/

January 1st, 2021 – Rotary Stratford

https://www.rotarystratford.com/sitepage/short-story-contest/honorary-chair-andrew-pyper

April 2nd, 2021 – Toronto Life

What notable Torontonians are watching, reading and listening to this April

April 24th, 2021 – Toronto Star

https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/books/opinion/2021/04/24/andrew-pyper-i-hoped-covid-19-would-make-family-time-stand-still.html

July 2nd, 2021 – The Globe and Mail

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-i-saw-a-ufo-last-summer-i-havent-been-the-same-since/

July 31st, 2021 – Nighttime Podcast

https://www.nighttimepodcast.com/episodes/andrew-pyper-ufo

September 28, 2021 – Steve Stred Youtube Page

October 27, 2021 – Airplay with Dave White

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-81-airplay/clip/15874892-the-horror-genre-enjoying-moment

November 2, 2021 – St. Albert Starfest with Marty Chan

(may need to watch directly on Youtube)

March 31, 2022 – Largely the Truth Podcast

May 9th, 2022 – Steve Stred Youtube Page – How to Make a Monster Your Own