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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…

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…