Edited by Tessa McWatt, Rabindranath Maharaj, Dionne Brand
Contributions by Margaret Atwood, Madeleine Thien, MG Vassanji, Lawrence Hill, Pascale Quiviger, Nino Ricci, Sheila Fischman, Heather O'Neill, Camilla Gibb, Eden Robinson, Lee Maracle, Rawi Hage, Michael Helm, Lisa Moore, Rita Wong, Hiromi Goto, George Elliott Clarke, Nicole Brossard, Judith Thompson, David Chariandy, Richard Van Camp, Marie-Hélène Poitras, Stephen Henighan, Greg Hollingshead, Michael Ondaatje, and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
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Twenty-six writers in Canada were asked to contribute pieces of original work describing how they see writing today. From Atwood’s opening, through writing from Indigenous writers, the reader is given a sense of how twenty-seven of the country’s finest writers see their ... Read more
Twenty-six writers in Canada were asked to contribute pieces of original work describing how they see writing today. From Atwood’s opening, through writing from Indigenous writers, the reader is given a sense of how twenty-seven of the country’s finest writers see their world today. With an introduction by the editors, Dionne Brand, Rabindranath Maharaj, and Tessa McWatt.
M G Vassanji,
George Elliott Clarke
Richard Van Camp
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Tessa McWatt is the author of six novels, including the Toronto Book Award and GG-nominated Dragons Cry. She lives in London, UK.
Rabindranath Maharaj is the author of three collections of short stories and six novels, including ,The Amazing Absorbing Boy, which won the Trillium and Toronto Book Awards.
Dionne Brand is a poet and author; her collection of poetry, Land to Light On, won both the GG and the Trillium Book Award. Her novel, What We All Long for, won the Toronto Book Award; and her collection Ossuaries, won the Griffin Poetry Prize. She lives in Toronto.
Rita Wong is the author of four books of poetry: monkeypuzzle (Press Gang, 1998), forage (Nightwood Editions, 2007), sybil unrest (Line Books, 2008, with Larissa Lai) and undercurrent (Nightwood Editions, 2015). forage was the winner of the 2008 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and Canada Reads Poetry 2011. Wong is an associate professor in the Critical and Cultural Studies department at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design on the unceded Coast Salish territories also known as Vancouver.
". ..readers will find other delights in this wonderful buffet of delicious writing. Don’t miss the feast. "
". ..thoughtful, wise, funny and always original. If you ever wanted to burrow into the minds of some of CanLit’s greatest living treasures, this is your chance. A keeper. "
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- Pages 256
- Published April 30, 2018
- Publisher Cormorant Books
- Category Literary Collections
- Keywords Canadian
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