"Life Of Pi" Author Yann Martel Talks About Trent, Peterborough & The Writing Process

Yann Martel began writing, on the side, while studying philosophy at Trent University. "I was terrible, at first. I wrote a bunch of really bad plays and short stories. But I loved playing with language, creating a set, inventing characters," he says in this YouTube interview below. "I kept at it and, slowly, I became a writer."  In this interview, he talks about life at Trent, Peterborough, the writing process, the success of his book and the Oscar-winning movie adaptation, and more...


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