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TNQ Nonfiction Editor Susan Scott interviews writer and poet, Isabella Wang, the youngest contestant and Honourable Mention to grace the pages of the magazine.

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Writing Spaces: Catherine Austen

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Catherine Austen, author of “On Sulphur Mountain” in Issue #147. I’ve had my own office at home for a few years now, since my oldest son moved out. The room is small and cosy, with the best lighting in the house. […]

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Writing Spaces: Sue Sorensen

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Sue Sorensen, author of “Which part didn’t you like?” and “You kept your name, I kept my name” in Issue #147.   All I need to write a poem is a piece of paper and a pen or pencil. And I […]

Writing Spaces: Lamees Al Ethari

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Lamees Al Ethari, author of “Poems of a Fallen City” in Issue #147. My office in Hagey Hall at the University of Waterloo is one of my favourite writing spaces. I am surrounded by books and items that remind me of […]

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Looking Into Poems Of A Fallen City

TNQ Poetry Editor Barbara Carter interviews poet Lamees Al Ethari   Lamees, The New Quarterly was privileged to publish “Poems Of A Fallen City” in its recent Summer Issue. The four poems haunt the reader with their beauty and their horror. Are you willing to share the back story of these poems? What prompted you to […]

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Writing Spaces: Gail Marlene Schwartz

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Gail Marlene Schwartz, author of “Crocodile in the Elevator” in Issue #147. Leaves swishing in the wind. The rat-a-tat-tat of a woodpecker. Proud mountains posing in the distance. Tang-colored daylillies, bursting with life. Three years ago, my tiny family moved from […]

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Writing Spaces: K.D. Miller

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of K.D. Miller, author of “The Death of Me” and Four Poems in Issue #147. Though I have trouble wrapping my science-challenged head around this kind of thing, I would have to say that my writing space is four-dimensional. That is, it […]

Support Young Writers!

Dear TNQ Friends, Big things are on the horizon for The New Quarterly: first, our summer issue (Issue #147: When the Past is Present) has its digital launch next week! Second, we are getting ready to reveal the 2018 program for the  Wild Writers Literary Festival. This annual festival celebrates writing in all its forms […]

Writing Spaces: David Huebert

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of David Huebert, author of “Six Six Two Fifty” in Issue #146.   I keep my writing space, like my mind, a little messy. Sometimes I stroke the fluffy white cat, Moby-Dick. Sometimes—when she gets too eager for keyboard warmth—I exile Moby-Dick. […]

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Writing Spaces: Isabella Wang

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Isabella Wang, author of “Shortcomings of a Juvenile” in Issue #146.   Since I am always on the move, going from school to volunteering, to Downtown Vancouver for my creative writing classes, I do not have one designated spot where I […]

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