Other Writing

Self-portrait with Toby, 6″ x8″, acrylic. 2018.



“Right Lane Must Exist”, Queen’s Quarterly, Autumn 2022

Pencils” in The Quarantine Review

“Sunflowers,” in WordCityLitJournal. January 2022. https://wordcitylit.ca/2022/01/12/sunflowers-non-fiction-by-susan-glickman/


“On being a Jewish Canadian Woman Writer” in Religious Studies and Theology https://journal.equinoxpub.com/RST   online in December 2021

“The Dove Dove,” in WordCityLitJournal. July 2021.https://wordcitylit.ca/2021/07/15/the-dove-dove-non-fiction-by-susan-  glickman/


“Finding the Form with Susan Glickman”, The New Quarterly Online https://tnq.ca/finding-the-forms-with-susan-glickman/

“A Few Thoughts about the Importance of Reviewing for the Practicing Poet” The New Quarterly  151 (Summer 2019).


  ottawa poetry newsletter: On Writing #123 : Susan Glickman: “An Infinity of Blues:  Art as a Form of Attention”


On Going to Art School in My Sixties


Goodreads Blog; https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/287052.Susan_Glickman/blog

“Cauliflower & Taxidermy” The Last Word, Quill and Quire, June 2015, 42.

“In My Opinion,” The Editors’ Weekly (March 17) http://blog.editors.ca/?p=2648

“Artful Flight,” The Editors’ Weekly (February 3)  http://blog.editors.ca/2015/02/facts-and-fiction-artful-flight/


“What Does It Take to Start Freelancing?” The Editors’ Weekly (April 9) http://blog.editors.ca/2014/04/what-does-it-take-to-start-freelancing/

“Editing the First Time Novelist,” The Editors’ Weekly (January 28) http://blog.editors.ca/2014/01/editing-the-first-time-novelist/


“The Questionless Interview.”  http://www.openbooktoronto.com/gmurray/blog/questionless_books_interview_poet_novelist_and_childrens_author_susan_glickman#.Tl1QKI4Ljyg.wordpress


“A Precise Woman,” in “How Poems Work,” Arc magazine http://www.arcpoetry.ca/howpoemswork/features/2009_08_glickman.php


“About My Purse,” <a href=”http://desk-space.blogspot.com/2008/10/susan-glickman.html”>DESK SPACE: SUSAN GLICKMAN</a>


“The Better Mother,” Maisonneuve (June-July 2005), 14-19.

Obituary for Sheldon Zitner, Books in Canada (June 2005), 34


“Found Money,” Maisonneuve (December 2004), 14; reprinted in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian Creative Non-fiction, ed. Zoe Landale and Luanne Armstrong. Hamilton: Wolsak and Wynn, 2011.

“Why Does a Poet Start Writing Fiction?” Books in Canada (September 2004), 37-8.


“My Life with Northrop Frye,” Books in Canada (September 2002), 39-40; rev. and rep. in A Giant in Time: An Anthology of Writings in Honour of Northrop Frye’s 100th Birthday, ed. Edward Lemond and Suzanne Cyrm. Fredericton: Ellipse, 2012.


“The Violin in History,Brick 63 (Fall 1999), 27.


Review of Gary Geddes’ Active Trading: Selected Poems 1970-1995, The Journal of Canadian Poetry 13 (1998), 91-4.


Review of Michael Ondaatje’s The Cinnamon Peeler: Selected Poems, The Journal of Canadian Poetry 8 (1993), 85-91.


Review of new editions of Oliver Goldsmith’s The Rising Village and Standish O’Grady’s The Emigrant, The University of Toronto Quarterly 61, #1 (Fall 1991), 152-5.


Review of Peter Dale Scott’s Coming to Jakarta, The Journal of Canadian Poetry 5 (1990), 113-21.

“On the Line,” Poetry Canada Review 1, #13 (Fall 1990), 8-11.

“Praising ‘the form before form,'” Event 19, #3 (Fall 1990), 119-21. (Review of Patrick Lane’s Winter)

“A Note on Poetry,” Event 19, #1 (Spring 1990), 13-14.

“Distance and Desire: Two Versions,” Essays on Canadian Writing 40 (Winter 1990), 147-52. (Review of Don Coles’ K. in Love and David Solway’s Modern Marriage)


Review of Paulette Jiles’s The Jesse James Poems, Canadian Literature 122-3 (Autumn-Winter 1989), 148-50.

“Dictionnaire des idées recues au sujet de littérature Canadienne-anglaise,” Poetry Canada Review 10, #2 (Summer 1989), 23.


“Second Person Impersonal,” Quarry 37, #4 (Autumn 1988), 77-86.

“The Ring and the Book: Fact and Fiction in Canadian Poetry,” Event 17, #3 (Summer 1988), 105-9.

Review of Ralph Gustaphson’s Winter Prophesies and Plummets and Other Partialities, Books in Canada (May 1988), 29-30.


Review of Gwendolyn MacEwen’s Afterworlds, Books in Canada (June-July 1987), 26. Rpt. Contemporary Literary Criticism, Detroit: Gale, 1990.

Review of Nadine McInnis’s Shaking the Dreamland Tree and Lianne Heller’s Who’s to Say? Poetry Canada Review 8, #4 (Summer 1987).

Review of Diana Hartog’s Candy from Strangers, Poetry Canada Review 8, #2-3 (Spring 1987), 42-3.


“On Finding Oneself in Mexico,” Brick 28 (Fall 1986), 47-9.

Review of Anne Szumigalski’s INSTAR, Poetry Canada Review 8, #1 (Fall 1986), 31-2.

Review of Miodrag Pavlovic’s A Voice Locked in Stone, Poetry Canada Review 7, #4 (Summer 1986), 36-7.

“Indirection: Truth to Life in Fiction,” Poetry Canada Review 7, #4 (Summer 1986), 28.  Rpt. in Open Windows: Canadian Short Short Stories, ed. Kent Thompson, Kingston: Quarry, 1988, 83.


Review of Robyn Sarah’s Anyone Skating on that Middle Ground, Poetry Canada Review 7, #2 (Winter 1985-86), 38-9.


“Seduction and Betrayal at the RestWay Motel: Kent Thompson’s Shacking Up,” Waves 9 (1981), 89-92.





“The Waxing and Waning of Susanna Moodie’s Enthusiasm,Canadian Literature 130 (Autumn 1991), 7-26. Rpt. Nineteenth Century Literary  Criticism 113, ed. Russ Whitaker, Detroit: Gale, 2002.

“Speaking in Tongues: The Poetry of Erin Mouré,” Essays on Canadian Writing 43 (Spring 1991), 133-43.


“Canadian Prospects: ‘Abram’s Plains’ in Context,” The University of Toronto Quarterly 59:4 (Summer 1990), 498-515.


“Roberts as an Editor: Shelley’s Adonais and Alastor,” Canadian Poetry 25 (Fall/Winter 1989), 56-62

“Carman’s ‘Shelley’ and Roberts’ ‘Ave,'” Canadian Poetry 24 (Spring/Summer 1989), 20-8.

“Afterword” to Roughing It in the Bush by Susanna Moodie, revised New Canadian Library edition, gen. ed. David Staines, Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1989, 535-43.


“Driving Home with John Newlove,” Essays on Canadian Writing 36 (Spring 1988), 95-109.


“‘Proceeding before the Amorous Invisible’: Phyllis Webb and the Ghazal,”  Canadian Literature 115 (Winter, 1987), 48-65.

“‘All in War with Time’: The Poetry of Don Coles,” Essays on Canadian Writing 35 (winter 1987), 156-70.


“From ‘Philoctetes on the Island’ to ‘Tin Roof’: The Emerging Myth of Michael Ondaatje,” Spider Blues: Essays on Michael Ondaatje, ed. Sam   Solecki, Montreal: Véhicule, 1976, 70-81.


“The World as Will and Idea: A Comparative Study of An American Dream and Mr. Samler’s Planet,” Modern Fiction Studies 28 (1982-3), 569-82. Rpt. Saul Bellow in the 1980’s: A Collection of Critical Essays, eds. Gloria Cronin and L.H. Goldman, Ann Arbor: Michigan State University Press, 1989, 209-21.


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