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Archives for Essays » The Literary Type

The 2011 edition of Tightrope Books’ Best Canadian Essays is now in bookstores.  This year’s edition features two fabulous essays originally published in TNQ: Caroline Adderson’s Magazine As Muse (a recurring TNQ feature) piece from issue #113, “Highlights for Children,” about (you guessed it) her love of Highlights for Children (and an early stint as [..]

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09-12-2011

Archives for Poetry » The Literary Type

Each entry is given a number, and the writer behind the words remains a mystery until after the winner has been chosen. Part of the fun of adjudicating TNQ’s writing contests is that the process is completely anonymous. Archives for Poetry» The Literary Type.


09-12-2011

Archives for TNQ Talks To… » The Literary Type

Sara Heinonen’s wonderfully evocative story, ‘The Blue Dress’ (TNQ 120) is the tale of an expat couple in Hong Kong, he a successful businessman embracing the rapidly expanding money culture, she a teacher of English, who accompanies him.


09-12-2011

Archives for TNQ Recommends » The Literary Type

Beverly Akerman, whose list story, “What I’ve Prayed For” was published in Issue 114 (and later in her collection, The Meaning Of Children), wrote to tell me about 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Archives for TNQ Recommends» The Literary Type.


09-12-2011

Archives for Bookstores » The Literary Type

I have always loved the short story, which has both the compression and concentrated feeling we associate with poetry and the narrative pull of the novel, but with a wonderful way of soaring off into metaphor, turning on a dime, or opening the ground beneath our feet at the end. Archives for Bookstores» The Literary Type.


09-12-2011

Archives for Reading » The Literary Type

If you loved Andrew Borkowski’s story, “Babagaya”, in the current issue of TNQ, you may be interested to know that it has been included in his brand new collection of short stories, Copernicus Avenue, published by Cormorant Books. Archives for Reading» The Literary Type.