Saturday, 17 August 2019 Susan Glickman : part two How does a poem begin? It begins like a tiny pebble in a shoe or a grain of sand in an oyster. An almost imperceptible but persistent irritant. Until it isn’t. Until it’s rubbed me so raw that I find myself asking Why is this damn… Continue reading Second online mini interview about poetry.
Saturday, 10 August 2019 Susan Glickman : part one Susan Glickman grew up in Montréal, but after many travels landed up in Toronto with a husband, two children, a dog, and an old house that always needs fixing. Formerly an academic, she now works as a freelance editor and is learning to paint. She is… Continue reading First of a Series of Mini Interviews about poetry available on line
In the last two years I taught eleven courses, edited nine books and the liner notes for one CD, and mentored three students privately. I also wrote the first draft of YA novel and started a new manuscript of poems and revised another novel that has not been published yet. I had four books come… Continue reading Something I wrote in 2012 when asked how to survive as a freelancer …
including this little bit published online in Open Book Toronto some years back: Q: When you are writing fiction, is there an audience you are thinking of? A: It took me a while to realize why this question made me so uncomfortable. Finally I realized that the problem was that I write for… Continue reading Still going through my archives and finding lots of cool stuff