Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:22am

Marjorie Simmins is the author of two books of non-fiction, Coastal Lives (Pottersfield Press, 2014) and Year of the Horse (Pottersfield Press, 2016). A freelance journalist, she has published across Canada with major daily newspapers, as well as numerous magazines, such as Halifax Magazine, Progress, United Church Observer, Atlantic Books Today, and Saltscapes.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:41am

Anne Simpson is the author of seven books of poetry, fiction, and essays. Her collection Loop won the prestigious Griffin Prize in 2004. She has a new collection of poetry, Strange Attractor, due out in 2019, and a new novel coming out the following year.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:33am

Jaime Forsythe is the author of two collections of poetry, Sympathy Loophole (Mansfield Press, 2012) and I Heard Something (Anvil Press, 2018). Her work has appeared in publications across Canada including This Magazine, The Puritan, Matrix, and Lemon Hound.

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 2:01pm

Gloria Ann Wesley is an award-winning writer and a retired teacher.

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:39am

Elaine McCluskey is a fiction writer who has authored three collections of short stories and two novels. Her most recent book, The Most Heartless Town in Canada, was published by Anvil in 2016. In the following post, she shares the story of her beginnings as a fiction writer, her advice for aspiring writers, and an update on her most recent projects.  

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:48am


Anna Quon
is a novelist and poet who lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She has published two novels with Invisible Publishing, Migration Songs  (2009) and Low (2013), and has also self-published a number of poetry collections. In the following post, she talks about her writing, her experience teaching creative writing, guilty pleasures, and more.

How long have you been writing? What drew you to writing in general, and fiction and poetry in particular? 

 

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