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Susan Glickman: How I Wrote Safe as Houses http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/2015/05/susan-glickman-how-i-wrote-safe-as-houses.html On May 22, 2015 7:05 AM In most mystery novels, the person who finds the body falls off the radar as soon as the police arrive. But not in Susan Glickman’s Safe as Houses. For her first mystery, Glickman wanted to explore how it would feel… Continue reading From the CBC CANADA WRITES website

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Insightful review of The Tale-Teller in Canadian Literature

The unpredictable force of the stranger and the ethical challenge of hospitality are also central to Susan Glickman’s The Tale-Teller, which begins with the arrival of the mysterious Esther in the carefully regulated colony of New France in 1738. Esther has disguised herself as a boy, and while this deception is uncovered instantly, her further deception—that… Continue reading Insightful review of The Tale-Teller in Canadian Literature

nice blog review of The Smooth Yarrow

The Bull Calf (http://www.thebullcalfreview.ca/susanglickman.htm) Reviews of Fiction, Poetry, and Literary Criticism  The Smooth Yarrow by Susan Glickman Reviewed by Scott Daley   Susan Glickman’s collection of poetry, The Smooth Yarrow, is marked above all by a sense of playfulness. Each piece in the collection gently leads the reader to quite a different place than where he or she… Continue reading nice blog review of The Smooth Yarrow

Equal Temperament

  Notes Cut from The Violin Lover #             The rustling of leaves is rated at ten decibels, a whisper at twenty, an ordinary conversation at sixty-five, a moving train at one hundred. Any sound over one hundred and twenty decibels is experienced as pain, not sound. Too much of anything, even something beautiful, is… Continue reading Equal Temperament

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BLOG TOUR

I was invited to participate in this blog tour by the wonderful novelist Martha Baillie.   1.      What am I working on? Final revisions to three entirely different manuscripts: 1) Safe as Houses, a “mystery” set in contemporary Toronto which is really an inquiry into the notion of personal safety, and will be published by Cormorant Books… Continue reading BLOG TOUR

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somehow missed these remarks by Richard Lemm on The Tale-Teller

Richard Lemm wrote a new note: Susan Glickman’s “The Tale-Teller”. Jan 20 · I strongly recommend Susan Glickman’s historical novel The Tale-Teller. Esther, the main character, is one of my new heroes and inspirations, along with Katniss. (Is Jennifer Lawrence too old to play her?) Esther is a young Jewish woman (we’d call her a teen-ager today) who disguises… Continue reading somehow missed these remarks by Richard Lemm on The Tale-Teller

I can’t remember if I linked to this delightful article from the Mount Allison student newspaper, The Argosy, or not ..

Canadian poets discuss creative writing Julie Bruck and Susan Glickman speak at Mt. A by Daniel Marcotte October 9, 2013 The Centre for Canadian Studies held their third event in their fall lineup last Thursday, with award-winning Canadian poets Julie Bruck and Susan Glickman leading a discussion after reading selections from their respective poetry collections.… Continue reading I can’t remember if I linked to this delightful article from the Mount Allison student newspaper, The Argosy, or not ..

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Nice Review of The Smooth Yarrow from indefatigable reader Michael Dennis

http://michaeldennispoet.blogspot.ca/ I fall into Susan Glickman’s books as easily as into conversation with a dear old friend.  Her voice just sounds so natural to me and I am endlessly curious to see what she wants to talk about next.You would be hard pressed to find a more natural voice in Canadian poetry and a voice… Continue reading Nice Review of The Smooth Yarrow from indefatigable reader Michael Dennis

another lovely review of the French translation of The Tale-Teller…

Sur la couverture, un bateau à voiles, flottant non pas sur la mer, mais au-dessus d’une mer d’ombres ou de nuages sombres. Le navire est retenu par des amarres tendues à l’extrême, prêtes à céder. Vers quelles contrées ce récit nous emmènera-t-il? Celles de l’imaginaire et de la liberté, Québec en Nouvelle-France n’est que le… Continue reading another lovely review of the French translation of The Tale-Teller…

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Citation de la semaine…Suzan Glickman (Les aventures étranges et surprenantes d’Esther Brandeau, moussaillon) – Qu’est-ce qui vous fait croire que je suis heureux ? – Vous aimez votre charge et vous vivez comme vous l’entendez. Le gouverneur, lui, se préoccupe trop de ce que les autres pensent de lui. Les gens comme lui ne sont… Continue reading La Librairie Vaugeois