The lovely and very well-read Kerry Clare recommends Welcome to the Circus for your reading list: 10-Short-Story-Collections-You-Should-Be-Reading-This-Spring.
“This debut short story collection from Douglas contains 10 stories, all of which bubble with originality and daring… This is an exhilarating read.” Read the review.
An interview with Open Book Ontario about books I have loved. (For the record, I had to read The Iliad in order to write the Cassandra poems. It kinda grew on me after a while.) The WAR Series: Writers as
Canadian writer Debra Martens has an interesting blog profiling writers who end up abroad for one reason or another. This is a post about a trip to Thailand where I glued sandals together and got a hate-on for a rooster.
My friend Rob (I have known him long enough to use capital letters) has an incredible literary blog. I think of it as one of those bookstores you stumble upon while travelling that has *everything* you can think of. (Who