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“A Different River” wins the Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest

My essay, “A Different River,” has won the Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest at The New Quarterly this year. I’m…

Pathologies included in Canada’s 150 Best Books

Overdue updates and recent news. Someone nominated Pathologies for this eclectic list of “Canada’s 150 Best Books.” Whoever you are,…

The Protégés Publish

Kingston WritersFest is now showcasing new work by Thalia Danielson and Meg Erb, the students that Lawrence Scanlan and I…

“Odd Jobs” longlisted for the CBC Literary Awards

    My very short essay “Odd Jobs” has been longlisted for the CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize. Congratulations to all…

Best Canadian Essays

  Last week I learned that “White Matter,” which first appeared in the Malahat Review and won an Honourable Mention…

Witness

For the past year, I’ve been working alongside a group of talented senior drama students in Julie Salverson’s applied theatre class. This…