Fawn Parker is a writer from Toronto currently based between Toronto and Montreal. She is the author of Looking Good and Having a Good Time (Metatron, 2015), Weak Spot (Anstruther, 2018), and Set-Point (ARP Books, 2019). Her story "Wunderhorse II" was the recipient of the Irving Layton Award for Fiction in 2017. A graduate of Concordia University's BA in English & Creative Writing, Fawn is a current MA candidate at the University of Toronto in the field of Creative Writing. She is co-founder of BAD NUDES Magazine and publisher at BAD Books.
This week we bookclubbed, completed another Read Harder Challenge, chatted with authors, and more!
This week the quarantine didn't stop us: our National Poetry Month celebration ALU DiscoverVerse continued with five more poets, the 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist was announced, celebrity libraries were revealed, and more.
This week included freaky gems for Women in Horror Month, advice for writer's block, a conversation about gender equality and inclusivity, #IReadCanadianDay, and more!
This week we read a brilliant and heartbreaking essay on death and humour by Fawn Parker, created a very scientific quiz to help you find your literary love match, shared Read Harder challenges, and more!
My first job after my mother died was a contract position writing a Joke of the Day calendar. Each day I input approximately ninety jokes into an Excel spreadsheet, selecting which would appear on significant days such as the day my mother died, her birthday, the day she birthed ... Read more
Our annual Gift Guide Week is back with hand-picked selections by authors we admire for all kinds of readers on your holiday gift list. First up is author, poet and Writers' Trust finalist Téa Mutonji who shares six choice titles for everyone on your list from best friends ... Read more
This week we talked grief and writing, land and poetry, King of the Hill, punk music, and more.
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