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The Writer’s Corner
Writing Spaces As you will be able to deduce by the telephone in my study, I have no social media handles. My friend and fellow writer, BD Ferguson, always asks whether we’re waiting for a call from the Kremlin when she sees my “Cold War phone”. My study was carved from a small room behind […]
Over the Christmas break, I read This Wound is a World by Billy Ray Belcourt. Belcourt’s intense collection of poetry about love, loss, politics of race and gender won the 2018 Griffin Prize and the 2017 Best book of Poetry by CBC. Despite these accolades, it wasn’t until I attended the Voices in the Circle […]
My 2019 resolution was to read more books. While I’ve always been a steady and consistent reader, I had stacks of unread books piling up (I buy them faster than I can read them—hopefully others can relate) and the sight of them was stressing me out. So, I decided to craft a 2019 Reading List, […]
The Wild Writers Festival: Poetry and Prose That’s Out There
The New Quarterly is proud to present the seventh annual Wild Writers Literary Festival on November 2-4th, 2018 in Waterloo, ON. Join us for a celebration of the feral and free and its expression in poetry, the short story, and everything in between. Create, learn, discover and share the art of groundbreaking writing.