On the wall above my desk in Montreal is a photograph taken in February at the Arctic Circle. The print … Continue reading Finding Perspective: Writing in the Dark at Berton House by Shelagh Plunkett
It wasn’t reading the classics that convinced me to become a writer. My gateway drug to the world of letters was zines—cheap, photocopied, self-published magazines filled with their authors’ reflections on the world.
Continue reading From the Underground: A Writer’s Life with Zines by Jeff Miller
You’ve finished your novel manuscript and you even – finally! – get a publisher. It took ten years. You have Neanderthal muscles across your brow from frowning at the computer screen. But now you’re home-free. Bingo! Then you get the first slew of comments from your editor… Continue reading Bye Bye Darlings: The Editing Gauntlet by Alice Zorn
Located in Montreal, Canada, Metatron is a small, independent press that publishes contemporary literature and works by new and rising … Continue reading Running a Small Press in 2015 by Guillaume Morissette
A couple of years ago I was cycling around the ex-garbage dump that is the St-Michel Environmental Complex in Montreal … Continue reading Nature’s Way of Getting Books Written by Raquel Rivera
This year, Natalee will teach Sharanpal Ruprai’s “Seva” and Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer’s “All The Broken Things.” I have my … Continue reading Why I Teach Brand-New CanLit by Natalee Caple