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Hosted by Douglas Barbour, it’s billed as “an evening of readings and remembrances” featuring George Bowering, Jenna Butler, Jeff Carpenter, Nicole Markotic, Roy Miki, Fred Wah, and Thomas Wharton.
Kroetsch, who died in a car accident last year, was born in Heisler, Alberta. He went on to win the Governor General’s Award for fiction in 1969 for The Studhorse Man and received the Order of Canada in 2004.
Adeena Karasick was recently interviewed by Megan Yetman of Ontario College of Art and Design University. The excerpts from this interview that appear on Meta-Talon today – in which Karasick discusses This Poem and propounds ideas about pop culture, Derrida, print vs. new media, and the future of publishing – are published with permission from NIX Magazine, the first issue of which will be available in January.Thursday December 5, 2013 in Meta-Talon
The holiday season is upon us, and perhaps you are considering giving the gift of a good book! Here are the most lovely and readable and immediately compelling books we have produced recently to help you in your quest. Order soon to have them delivered in the next couple of weeks! (And did you know that ours come nicely packaged?)Tuesday December 3, 2013 in Meta-Talon
by Chloë Filson
In a recent Meta-Talon article, “Reflections on Regionalism,” Megan Jones referred to the “quietly profound writers that dwell in far-off corners and dense urban hotbeds of this vast country.” This description points to one of the most important – or at least one of the most critically discussed – tensions in Canadian literature: urban vs. rural.Thursday November 28, 2013 in Meta-Talon
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