Essays in the face of uncertainies

By rob mclennan

Essays in the face of uncertainies
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This suite of pandemic essays exist within those first one hundred days of original lockdown, marking time through moments, anxieties and the elasticity of time itself. What are days, weeks, months? In this stunning collection of deeply personal essays, Ottawa writer rob mclennan ... Read more


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This suite of pandemic essays exist within those first one hundred days of original lockdown, marking time through moments, anxieties and the elasticity of time itself. What are days, weeks, months? In this stunning collection of deeply personal essays, Ottawa writer rob mclennan wanders through literature, parenting, family, the constant barrage of cable news and the slow loss of his widower father across the swirling, simultaneous anxieties and uncertainties of an increasing sense of isolation.

rob mclennan

Born in Ottawa, Canada's glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa. The author of more than twenty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, he won the John Newlove Poetry Award in 2010 and was longlisted for the cbc poetry prize in 2012. His most recent titles include notes and dispatches: essays (Insomniac press, 2014), the poetry collection Songs for little sleep, (Obvious Epiphanies, 2012), and a second novel, missing persons (Mercury Press, 2009). His fiction has appeared in a variety of venues over the past few years, including The Puritan, Numero Cinq, The Windsor Review, Grain magazine, matchbooklit, Matrix magazine, Atlas Review, and Reader's Digest Canada, and he is currently working to complete a novel. He spent the 20072008 academic year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta, and regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other notices at robmclennan.blogspot.com.

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