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  • Why would the funny, lusty feminist writer turn to fiction when she's so much better at telling us the truth?
    6 hours ago
  • Last night, the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia revealed the winners of the annual East Coast Literary Awards. The awards,… Read More » The post Kowal...
    14 hours ago
  • John Berger Here’s a review I wrote of John Berger’s early novel Corker’s Freedom 20 years ago, rescued from an old disk. The novel was first published in ...
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  • As part of our Winchester Poetry Festival activities to launch our National Conversation about poetry, Magma ran a pop-up poetry competition on the theme o...
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  • Mark Whitaker discusses his new biography of Bill Cosby, and Jeff Hobbs talks about "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace."
    2 days ago
  • Staff A marathon Dylan Thomas reading; forthcoming books on ISIS; the debate about young adult fiction; and other news. Page 1 This is all the info...
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  • Got a box of old comics hanging around somewhere? The Longbox Project would like you to pour back over them, not to see what they may be worth for sale, but ...
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  • Young adult fictions sci-fi metaphors are the best guide we have to the bleak and broken realities of adult life Its an easy win for a book critic. Harry P...
    2 days ago
  • *On Ghosts* by Elizabeth Robinson. Solid Objects, $16 (hardcover). Reviewed by Mary McMyne Elizabeth Robinson’s fourteenth book, *On Ghosts*, is indeed a h...
    3 days ago
  • "I had my wise-cracks all lined up and ready to go when I noticed the list contained at least three poets I know and like a lot (Gillis, Yeh, Hadfield), at...
    6 days ago
  • *The Rusty Toque* is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Fiction Chapbook Contest chosen by our judge Lee Henderson. *1st Place * *You Cannot Gi...
    2 weeks ago
  • Over our 44 year history, Descant has sometimes produced themed issues about particular places, like Boznia and Herzegovina (2012), Sicily (2011) and Cuba ...
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