Richard Rudnicki-Susan Tooke

Seeing the big picture


Do children’s picture book illustrators get the recognition (and the respect) they deserve? Susan Tooke and Richard Rudnicki are established visual artists who live in Halifax. Among the married couple’s many areas of specialization is illustrating picture books—something they both consider as valuable as their other types of work. But they say that not everybody is on the same page. “Richard and I have noticed that…

Lisa Moore Caught

Proust questionnaire: Lisa Moore


Lisa Moore is the author of two collections of short stories: Degrees of Nakedness and Open, plus the novels February, Alligator and, most recently, Caught. Moore—who says if she could be anyone else for a day, she would be Isadora Duncan or Beyoncé