May 2020 – Whitney Moran of Nimbus Publishing highlights my new book, Kings of Friday Night: The Lincolns on CTV’s Morning Live.

April 2020 – Interview with Wendy Bergfeldt of CBC Mainstreet (Cape Breton) on the release of Kings of Friday Night: The Lincolns.

June 2017 – Interview with Felicia Latour about the Nova Scotia Musem’s “Vanguard” exhibit. Originally broadcast on CBC Mainstreet.

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May 10, 2016 – AJB Johnston’s conversation with Don Connolly of CBC Information Morning about author Evelyn Eaton and the inspiration of Louisbourg, broadcast on 4 May 2016.

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September 11, 2015 – A.J.B. Johnston discusses his latest novel, Crossings, in an interview with CBC Mainstreet Cape Breton.

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June 18, 2013 – Paul Brothers interviews A.J.B. Johnston to discuss the Fortress of Louisbourg celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2013. Watch it by clicking on the link or the image below:


A.J.B. Johnston interview about the writing of Thomas: A Secret Life

On 18th-Century Life

On writing history, mood and atmosphere

On telling history through fiction

On reimagining Thomas Pichon

Watch A.J.B.’s interview with Amy Smith on CBC’s At the Table. (Winter 2012)

A.J.B. in Saving Louisbourg on CBC-TV’s Land and Sea (October 14, 2012)


Louisbourg historian to be knighted by French Government, Cape Breton Post, November 2011

Read or download PDF: Land & Sea & Louisbourg: 5000 Years and Counting by A.J.B. Johnston


A.J.B. at the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia

A.J.B. on Word on the Street