Canadian Broadcast Exclusive w/ Drake

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Jian sat down with Canadian hip-hop superstar Drake , for a rare and candid conversation following the release of his chart topping new album, Nothing Was The Same. Filmed just over a week ago, the interview… Continue Reading

Q Live in PEI!

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This event marks  Q ‘s first-ever live-audience edition of the show on the Island, and we want to see you there!  Q LIVE in PEI  will take place Thursday, November 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the  Confederation Centre of the Arts  in Charlottetown. The show… Continue Reading

New Events!


We’ve started to add new public events to Jian’s schedule for this fall (and a couple have already popped up in 2014!). Jian will be appearing at a few literary festivals in support of the… Continue Reading

Whistler Readers and Writers Festival

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Jian is thrilled to be heading to beautiful Whistler, BC to participate in the 2013  Whistler Readers and Writers Festival . The Festival brings world-renowned authors to Whistler for workshops, panel discussions and readings, in an intimate and unique setting. On… Continue Reading

Canadian Broadcast Exclusive – Jian & Ai Weiwei

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As heard earlier this week on  Q , Jian connected with artist and dissident Ai Weiwei at his studio in Beijing for a rare and exclusive interview. With help from   The National and CBC News , you can watch… Continue Reading

Halifax Word On The Street Festival

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Jian will be the headline author at Halifax’s  Word On The Street Festival  on September 22nd.  He will be reading from his bestselling book, 1982, as well as signing the recently released paperback edition. This is a free event, taking place in… Continue Reading