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Review of Emily Carr’s The Book of Small Coming Soon

Jun 17 2014 Published by under CanLit Classics, Site News

It is nearing shameful that I have never read Emily Carr’s The Book of Small from cover to cover. I am remedying that right now and will share a review of this classic book on childhood in the next week or so. The talented Carr explored nineteenth-century childhood, Victoria, rural landscapes and so much more in this fascinating book.

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Q/A With Author Dave Margoshes Coming Soon

Jun 29 2013 Published by under Site News

I am very pleased that award-winning author Dave Margoshes will be offering some thoughts on writing in a Q/A format in the coming weeks. Look for that on the site over the summer.

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Upcoming Interview With Sarah York

Aug 14 2012 Published by under Site News

I am very pleased to write that author Sarah York has agreed to do an interview with me in the coming weeks. Look for that soon and please read my review of her superb debut novel The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupré from Coteau Books found here on my site.

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New Review Coming Shortly

Jul 08 2012 Published by under Site News

I am just finishing up The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupré by Sarah Kathryn York. Published by Coteau Books, the book is a fascinating and haunting exploration of the human condition focusing on a man who would grow to be 8 feet 4 inches by his early twenties. My review will be posted in the coming weeks.

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If You Go Into the Woods Today…

Jan 21 2012 Published by under Site News

My next review will be of Trent University Archivist Jodi Aoki’s Revisiting “Our Forest Home”: The Immigrant Letters of Frances Stewart. These letters span over 75 years and represent the immigrant experience of one of the first ‘pioneer’ women in the Peterborough area. Jodi has also agreed to doing an interview with me. Look for the review and interview in the coming weeks.

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