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The Writer’s Corner
“My first published story was written on our dining room table with my sons playing noisy war games around my feet.” I am a peripatetic writer: I have no one special writing space where functional fixedness reduces distraction. Instead, I have several but they all resemble each other: all present a large surface—I’m an inveterate […]
“I seem to be reading a lot of books about craft and creation of work lately, which is always the case when I am in the middle of a writing project.” I’m currently reading a few things. I don’t think I have the time to just focus on one book at a time, nowadays! Signs […]
“I’m grateful for this hallowed spot that has inspired and contained so many pleasurable hours of wordplay and growing into the writer I’ve always wanted to become.” I wish I had “a room of one’s own” but for now, my preferred writing space is a shared one. I have it all to myself first thing […]
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.