Writing Spaces: Marion Agnew

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Marion Agnew, author of “Atomic Tangerine” in Issue #146. Office 2018: My office is in our house’s walk-out basement, and many months of the year I look at snowdrifts or the frozen surface of Lake Superior. That’s why I created the […]

Writing Spaces Reading Spaces: Ron Schafrick

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the reading space of Ron Schafrick, author of “Stunts” in Issue #146. Ron has previously shared his writing space with us here.   Reading Space 1: Most evenings I spend reading on the living room sofa, and on the end table beside me is my […]

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Writing Spaces: Rebecca Papucaru

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Rebecca Papucaru, author of Three Poems in Issue #146. Subscribers can read Rebecca’s poems, “Lobster Dinner,” “My Anne,” and “The Panic Room (Glue Ear at Forty-Five)” here. This is an exercise in shame, describing my writing spaces, and not just because I […]

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Writing Spaces: J.R. McConvey

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of J.R. McConvey, author of “Sheepasnörus Rex” in Issue #146. The giant squid is one of the few species humans haven’t learned to hunt. We know it’s real, but it’s so elusive that we understand very little about it; it exists half […]

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All Things Literary for The New Quarterly

Kitchener-Waterloo’s own The New Quarterly (TNQ), a small but feisty literary magazine, garnered three nominations at this year’s National Magazine Awards. The nominations were announced in early May. The New Quarterly has earned two nominations in the Fiction category as well as one for Poetry. The competition was strong as close to 200 Canadian print […]

Writing Spaces: Sue Bracken

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Sue Bracken, author of “Echame Flores” in Issue #146.   My writing room is affectionately called The Tower, being the only room on the 3rd floor. The elements are accentuated up here, probably because all four walls and the roof are […]

Writing Spaces: Kerry Clare

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Kerry Clare, author of “Happy Trails” in Issue #146.   Ten years ago we moved into our apartment, and I set up an office space that was literally a garret—as a writer, it made me feel very legit. And for a […]

Writing Spaces: Rachel Laverdiere

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Rachel Laverdiere, author of “Wishbone Snap” in Issue #146. My writing space is a constant reminder that most things in life are a work in progress. See, when I bought this house, the kitchen was a tiny space next to my […]

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Writing Spaces: Carole Giangrande

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Carole Giangrande. Subscribers can read her poem “Bear” in Issue #146. My writing space is on the southeast corner of our house, which makes it bright and sunny in the morning. I try to keep things tidy (given the inevitable messy […]

Writing Spaces: Susan J. Atkinson

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Susan J. Atkinson, author of “The Dining Room Poem by Another Poet” in Issue #146. My favourite writing space is in my living room. My day starts by sitting on the couch by my front window. This is where I write […]

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