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The Writer’s Corner
“It’s not possible, in the audiobook format, to get caught up in the words or language because there’s no space to reflect on or ponder them.” I have always resisted audiobooks. I am able to read faster than the speed of audiobooks, so the latter never seemed efficient. I also become easily distracted and daydream […]
“I had not read Madame Bovary in twenty years and returning to it left a very different impression on me. I was less interested in the type of woman Emma Bovary was or whether I related to her. It was the world of the novel that took my attention.” I’m a huge Deborah Levy fan […]
“Over the computer on my desk, an owl ingeniously sculptured out of a piece of driftwood by my brother-in-law (artist Jamie Russell) sways over my head to keep me wise.” Although when I am travelling, I will work anywhere – in a coffee house or on a hotel bed with a notebook on my lap […]
The Wild Writers Festival: Poetry and Prose That’s Out There
The New Quarterly is proud to present the eighth annual Wild Writers Literary Festival on November 1-3rd, 2019 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.