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WCDR offers concrete poet

Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR) is another large and well established organization that serves the eastern portion of the GTA. It has spawned several GTA writing groups including a number mentioned regularly in this blog. 258 more words

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Chad Pelley on NL Reads 2013

Last year’s NL Reads panelist and winner Chad Pelley gives his opinions on what’s been happening this year. In 2012 he took the title for Come, Thou Tortoise by Jessica Grant. 1,032 more words

Canadian Literature

NL Reads 2013: Part V

Before we move on to the last question, I wanted to reiterate how this is all going to go down. Shortly, I will post a vlog where I summarize what’s been going on this past week in the fridge; I’ll summarize some of the main arguments, read some of my favorite answers, and talk about the best snack to have while reading these fantastic books. 1,251 more words

Canadian Literature

NL Reads 2013: Part IV

Readers connect to books in various ways. Maybe we see a glimpse of our father in a character. Maybe a plotline mirrors the story of our lives a little too closely. 1,359 more words

Canadian Literature

NL Reads 2013: Part III

In round three of NL Reads 2013, the panelists were allowed to discuss anything but Newfoundland and Labrador. The question: Excluding any talk of Newfoundland or Labrador, what makes this a great book? 2,148 more words

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NL Reads 2013: Part II

The second question posed to the panelists was, “How does your title relate or connect to the culture or heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador?” The answers cover a plethera of topics found in most discussions on NL Lit: identity, characterization, outport life, and landscape, but in surprising ways. 1,254 more words

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NL Reads 2013: Part I (plus vlog)

Crack Those Spines: Book Fridge Hosts The Second Annual Newfoundland and Labrador Reads

Get ready for some delicious reading! The panelists were introduced last week on the vlog, What’s Special About Your Vagina, which you can see below (yes, I meant to say that), or view here. 709 more words

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