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Writers Talking free pdf 'What's most interesting about the book is the ways in which almost all the writers work out what it means to be Canadian writers. Michael Winter discusses having to leave Newfoundland in order to be able to write about it- Steven Heighton relates how his travels through Canada, as well as outside of it, forged his identity as a writer- Mary Borsky speaks of wonder at her realization that Canada could be an acceptable setting for serious literature- Terry Griggs traces her development as a writer to her childhood discovery of the differences of region in Canada. In telling their histories, the authors featured in "Writers Talking" who also include Lisa Moore, K.D. Miller, Elise Levine, and Annabel Lyon, tell the history of recent Canadian literature itself, shedding light not only on their work and careers, but also on the people and places that have made it all possible.'

About John Metcalf

John Metcalf was born in Carlisle, England, and was educated at the University of Bristol. He emigrated to Canada in 1962. In addition to working on his own writings (novels, stories and essays), he held for many years the unsalaried post of Senior Editor of the Porcupine' Quill. John Metcalf is the editor of Canadian Notes and Queries and book publisher Biblioasis. He resides in Ottawa with his wife, Myrna. Claire Wilkshire teaches English at Memorial University in St. John's. She was a founding member of the fiction collective The Burning Rock and her stories are represented along with Lisa Moore's, Michael Winter's, and Ramona Dearing's in the Burning Rock anthologies Hearts Larry Broke and Extremities.

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Author : John Metcalf
Publisher : Porcupine's Quill Inc.,Canada
Data Published : 15 November 2003
ISBN : 0889842744
EAN : 9780889842748
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 232 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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