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Emma Donoghue: You Never Finish Your Research

In 2013 Emma Donoghue visited Concordia for a reading and a master class. She talked about the joy of the archives and the endless research involved in writing fiction. WR Emma Donoghue Master 2013
Hannah Hackney on Suzannah Showler: Failure to Thrive

Hannah Hackney on Suzannah Showler: Failure to Thrive

Failure to Thrive. Suzannah Showler. ECW Press (2014) There is a common thread running through these poems – fundamentally, the wry, desolate voice – but Showler’s dark debut collection reveals a range of talents. Her confidence and vision are equally felt in the mapping of a cerebral artifact, such as “A Short History of the...

Synapse: Guillaume Morrissette

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/11402637" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] the last time I saw you I was so angry at the most unnegotiable parts of yourself that I thought “black hole lobbed around twice‟. my thoughts were distorted, this is how angry I was. it felt like I meant the anger and was afraid to lose...

The Weekend Read: Emma Healey

CIVIL You exist but don’t get too excited you exist next to Jersey Shore chain bookstores the emergence of the soy latte as a cultural signifier, the word “unlike.” The slow consonance of billboards leading out. Your sulk makes our air taste like teeth and our libraries nasal with stuck fines we all want our...

The Weekend Read: The Device

Fragment of Lisa Robertson The Deviceby Benjamin Spencer I left Lisa Robertson's December reading at the Atwater in Montreal feeling conflicted. At first listen, her work seemed tight, complex - even cold. I felt academically ill-equipped to thoroughly unpack it, yet remained uncomfortably drawn to its syntactical elegance and its deft weaving of lexicons. She did not provide a...