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January 2012- Archives

Helen Humphreys vs. Zsuzsi Gartner: Past or future?

We've teamed up with The Next Chapter to present The Canada Writes Literary Smackdowns, an essay series in which authors sound off on various writing topics. No writers were injured in the making of this series.Battle Four: What makes for richer writing material: the past or the future? Helen Humphreys triumphs...

Allan Fotheringham takes the Laferrière Questionnaire

The man called "Canada's most consistently controversial newspaper columnist" by Time magazine submits to our very own 20 questions, courtesy of Canadian author Dany Laferrière.About the Laferrière Questionnaire: We asked writer Dany Laferrière to reinterpret the Proust Questionnaire for the 21st century. He put together 20 questions that shine a light...

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Edible Nonfiction Challenge now closed

Thanks to all who kept our bellies full with the tasty slices of life you sent our way! ...