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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…

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,…