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Thanks & So Long

Thanks & So Long

These last few months have been difficult, knowing that Lemon Hound would be ending, not quite believing it. I've been torn between wanting--as has been my feeling from the beginning--to save this as a space for women and diverse voices--and wanting my life back; between knowing that we need to provide more opportunities for writers...

ON THE CAREER: Mentoring by Example

On the matter of career -- Sina Queyras this post originally appeared on the Poetry Foundation website, March 16, 2010 at 12:15pm Poetry as career is always a contentious subject. My rather lighthearted attempts to open up the discussion this week make it seem as though I have a lighthearted approach, which couldn’t be farther...

ON MENTORSHIP: Natalee Caple

Long Life Mentorship Natalee Caple is the author of seven books of fiction and poetry and a professor of English and Creative Writing at Brock University in St. Catharines. Her latest novel, In Calamity’s Wake, was published by HarperCollins in Canada and Bloomsbury in the US. This article originally appeared in the National Post. Jonathan...

ON MENTORSHIP: John Cage

This comes from derek beaulieu. He notes "i think it's worth noting that cage didn't write this piece himself, he adopted it from Sister Corita Kent."
Stephen Collis: Report from the Climate March

Stephen Collis: Report from the Climate March

Poetry and the People’s Climate March: A Brief Report Stephen Collis How do we account for the lived quality of life itself, writ large—the vast web of species that are collectively, relationally, alive at any given moment we care to tune into our planetary presence? How do we think this biospheric being alive, and how...
Vol. 8 Contents

Vol. 8 Contents

WELCOME to volume eight! It might look like we've been slacking off, but looks can be deceiving. We've simply decided to take things SLOW this time around. We want to enjoy each piece, savour it. That said, you can expect new content every Friday over the course of the next four weeks. Think of it...
Books of the year: A few of my favorite things

Books of the year: A few of my favorite things

Here are a few of my favorite things from the past year. The list doesn't represent the best books--it can't--I haven't read all the books! It represents books that stuck with me. That I would buy and give and happily have on my shelves. I'm adding a note about gift appeal at the end of...
Memoirs & How We Review Women's Books

Memoirs & How We Review Women’s Books

Every Thing Rustles, Jane Silcott. Anvil, 2013. Drunk Mom, Jowita Bydlowska. Doubleday Canada, 2013. by Sina Queyras "But that Montreal scene, I say, cringing." --Sarah Hampson I had always planned to read Drunk Mom, the memoir by Jowita Bydlowska. As a writer and a relatively new mother, it intrigued. Still, I wasn't planning on reading it so soon--or so fast--like I...
VOLUME 5 IS LIVE

VOLUME 5 IS LIVE

Lemon Hound is going for Best in Show with the Volume 5. We are introducing a slate of new voices that have our tails pointing. We heard the readers, in our first two polls you asked for more of everything, rather than simply more reviews, or more poetry, and you asked for it more often....
Volume 3: Off Leash & Nipping

Volume 3: Off Leash & Nipping

LEMON HOUND more bite than bark since 2005 lemonhound.com   Press release For immediate distribution Montreal, 14 February 2013 volume  3  of  lemon  hound  is  now  available  online We're off leash this Valentine's with an array of nips on the back of the neck. We'll be rolling posts out over the day and invite you...