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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Writing Spaces: Mary Thaler

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Mary Thaler, author of “House-sitting in Iqaluit” in Issue #146.   I do a lot of my writing at the public library. It’s quiet, well-lit, and mostly distraction free. I can’t get up five times an hour to fix myself a […]

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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