West Coast Tour

I visited so many dear friends and met so many wonderful people on my mini-tour of the west coast, but the highlight of the trip was a pilgrimage to Cathedral Grove – one of the last stands of old growth forest on Vancouver Island. The fact that I was reading Richard Powers’ magisterial novel, The… Continue reading West Coast Tour

First of a Series of Mini Interviews about poetry available on line

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

Something I wrote in 2012 when asked how to survive as a freelancer …

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 …

Going through my archives and came across this brief but entertaining interview

Interview with Pearl Luke                                                           (2007)   What is your favourite thing about writing?   My favourite thing about writing fiction is the sensation, when it’s going well, of inhabiting another world and other bodies; of living more than one life. It’s exhilarating and terrifying because you have no idea where you are going or how… Continue reading Going through my archives and came across this brief but entertaining interview