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News on the Protégé Project. We are up and running!

There’s a nice article about the Kingston WriterFest Protégé Project by Mandy Marciniak up at Kingston Region. 

Merilyn Simonds Protégé Project

Imagine you’re in high school, and you dream of becoming a writer. No. You are a writer. You know it…

Coming soon: Elusive Boundaries

I’m delighted to appear in this special issue of the Malahat Review entirely devoted to creative nonfiction. Coming in late January.  You can…

Canadian Notes and Queries Re-Reading Issue

…is here at last! And it includes my essay about re-reading Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook. Thanks to guest editor Kim…

Busting the myth of work-life balance

Thinking about work-life balance…and how little I know about it, I wrote a little something for the Quebec Writers’ Federation,…

Chinese Philosophy “Summer Camp”

For the next few weeks, I’ll be studying traditional and contemporary Chinese thought in Beijing with an international group of…