Slice Me Some Truth

Luanne Armstrong and Zoë Landale have put together a thorough survey of the growing body of Canadian creative non-fiction, covering the areas of memoir, personal essay, cultural journalism, lyric essay and nature or place essays. These works are only a sampling of the diversity of Canadian writing, but together they create the best possible beginning for the exploration of this intriguing genre.

AUTHOR

Luanne Armstrong

Luanne Armstrong holds a Ph.D in Education and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She has written twenty-five books, and has co-written or edited many other books through to publication. She has published novels, children’s books, memoir and books of essays, as well as poetry. Her most recent book is a collection of poetry and photography titled When We Are Broken: The Lake Elegy (Maa Press). Her most recent memoir was A Bright and Steady Flame (Caitlin Press, 2018), and her new book of essays, Going to Ground: Being and Place, was published by Caitlin Press in 2022. She has won or been nominated for many awards, including the Chocolate Lily Award, the BC Hubert Evans Award, the Moonbeam Award, the Red Cedar Award, Surrey Schools Book of the Year Award, the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Award, and the Silver Birch Award. Armstrong lives on Ktunaxa ?amak’is, “The People’s Land.”


AUTHOR

Zoë Landale

Zoë Landale’s writing has appeared in over thirty anthologies and her fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry has won significant awards.


Reviews

“This collection contains samples of the memoir, personal essay, cultural journalism, travel pieces, a lyric or segmented essay, musings on nature and place, and, finally, cross genre writing.” – Feminist Caucus


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Details

Dimensions:

402 Pages
9.00in * 6.00in * 1.00in
640.00gr

Published:

August 01, 2011

ISBN:

9781894987608

Book Subjects:

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays

Featured In:

Books on Writing

Language:

eng

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