D. D. Miller is originally from Nova Scotia but has lived, worked and studied all across the country. His work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies including The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, Eleven Eleven: Journal of Literature and Art. His first collection of short stories David Foster Wallace Ruined My Suicide and Other Stories was released in 2014. As the Derby Nerd, Miller is known around North America for his writing and commentary on roller derby, one of the world's fastest growing sports. He lives in Toronto.
This week there are just heaps of readings: whether it's fiction or poetry you're after, there's events on both coasts in Halifax, Vancouver, and Victoria (plus some in Toronto!).
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Spring is almost here and that means two things: new books hitting the shelves, and March Break comes around as a reminder of what kids can be like at home with nothing to do (summer holidays are not that far off!).
We’ve combined these two things to create a spring preview ... Read more
The fall is filled with fabulous literary festivals. Think author signings, readings, writing workshops — and the opportunity to discover great new books and meet Canadian publishers and editors.
Today's Short Story Month featured collection comes from Hamilton publisher Wolsak & Wynn. They recently launched a new imprint, Buckrider Books, with the aim of sharing stories that are daring in both theme and style, as well as taking risks with an outlaw sensibility. D.D. ... Read more
At this point, it seems safe to say that pretty much anyone who identifies as a bit of a bookworm is aware that the short story is currently enjoying a bit of a renaissance. In Canada this is in no small part due to the recent Nobel Prize win by the master of the format, Alice ... Read more
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