It’s unnatural, the way it moves. Not in the sense of being a mere product of human ingenuity or intervention, but unnatural in that it seems to defy the laws that govern other physical things. Broad and boxy, barrelling along like a rockslide, cutting through fender-deep snow like a guillotine through paper. And yet it takes bends with ease, never straying from the dirt road buried below, thriving on its own inertia while remaining nimble and confident in its control. Read more.
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The Writer’s Corner
We’re wild about the Wild Writers Literary Festival, which is a decade-old in November 2021. As a result of Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s WWLF, like the 2020 festival, is online—from November 1 to November 21, 2021, there are seventeen events and three Youth Writer Workshops— https://wildwriters.ca/schedule-2021/ Two of the high-profile events include “From Plants to […]
My schedule is so busy that it’s often only when I carve out time off, usually in the summer or winter months, that I read for pleasure. I also love to travel during these months, and to spend time outdoors, so many of the books I own end up waterlogged, their spines full of sand, […]
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The Wild Writers Festival: Poetry and Prose That’s Out There
The New Quarterly is proud to present the Wild Writers Literary Festival. 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.