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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Writing Spaces: Wayne Yetman

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Wayne Yetman, author of “Acorns” in Issue #146.   There’s no need to show you my actual desk. I like a stark desk in a stark office. I can write almost anywhere providing I can close the door and no one […]

Writing Spaces: Lisa Martin

This week in Writing Spaces, we take a look at the working space of Lisa Martin, author of “The Good Death” in Issue #146. I’m sending a photo of my writing space from my last stay at The Banff Centre, one of my favourite places to work. This is a photo of a room in […]

TNQ is hiring!

TNQ is looking to welcome a new Managing Editor to join our team. The position description is below – if you love Canadian literature, have a penchant for nurturing new voices and for supporting local talent, this just may be the right fit for you! Managing Editor The New Quarterly Location: Waterloo, ON Job type: […]