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…

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…

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.…

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