Just look at that hair, you can tell he showered this morning. Drew currently resides in a quaint little corner of the Goose Lane office. Don’t worry; we’ve equipped his cage with a large water bottle to keep him hydrated and a wheel for exercise. Overall, he seems quite pleased with his new surroundings.
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We’re neither a modest nor an ego-driven bunch at GLE, but an opportunity to share a peek behind our curtain is something we couldn’t pass up. Here is a profile of our own Julie Scriver borrowed (with permission) from the pages of the February 9th Telegraph Journal.
The 51-year-old has been charged with four counts of possession of stolen property. On Wednesday, police officers loaded boxes of artifacts into a rented U-haul trailer. RCMP Cpl. Scott MacRae said Tillmann’s collection was set up like a private museum. “[There's] old documents, there’s antiques, there’s things like a medieval suit of amour, old carvings, paintings,” he said. “One painting was … from the Nova Scotia legislature.”
via CBC News
I don’t mean to suggest that “Songs for little sleep,” is exclusively a “late night poems,” but one created out of stolen moments - early morning and later night - that circle other projects in an environment slightly foreign to my writing day: various reviews, essays, a creative non-fiction manuscript and one or more fictions. These poems were composed directly on the laptop, as opposed to sketched out longhand, as so much of my writing has always been. Notebooks fill my study, two-and-a-half decades worth.
Mystery has always been a key ingredient in the Houdini mystique. Well, thanks to the creative efforts of author Bruce MacNab, some of that mystery has magically disappeared. In
I am not a plot guy or a big planner. I tend to write more like a sculptor works: I amass huge piles of stuff then chip away until something emerges. It’s not a very efficient way of working, but in the end, I am usually very surprised. It might be a piece of crap, but its an unexpected piece of crap.
“Whatever Else.” In recognition of the centenary of his birth, the University of Ottawa’s English Department invites paper proposals on any aspect of the work and life of Irving Layton.
The new ebook line kicks off with three stories: Heather O’Neill’s “And They Danced by the Light of the Moon,” Joseph Boyden’s “Kikwaakew,” and Margaret Atwood’s “I Dream of Zenia with the Bright Red Teeth,” which also launched the magazine’s physical book imprint….
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