Number 81

Number 81 (Winter/Spring 2011)

Contents:

THE DUSTY BOOKCASE
A casual exploration of Canada’s suppressed, ignored, and forgotten literature

  • Frank L. Packard’s The Miracle Man
    by Brian Busby

POETRY

  • Three Poems by Jacob McArthur Mooney

FEATURES

  • Introduction by Matthew Hays
  • Genrealities: Five Honest-to-Goodness
    True Stories of Everyday Humiliations 
    by Michael Libling
  • Look Back…Look Way Back by Grant Buday
  • Why People Read Shitty Books
    by Brett Alexander Savory
  • Other Worlds, Other Words by Margaret Atwood
  • The Gutter Years by Rob Benvie

THE NORTH WING
Selections from the Lost Library of CanLit graphic novels

  • Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, as adapted by James Turner

FICTION

  • Meadowdene Estates by Halli Villegas

THE SHORT STORY

  • Adderson’s “Shiners’ by Jeet Heer

WORD OF MOUTH

  • Love Calling by Alex Good

ART

  • Lascaux Bull: On Savage Liberations and Their Tamings
    by Mike Barnes

INTERVIEWS/CONVERSATIONS

  • An Interview with William Gibson by August C. Bourre
  • The CNQ Interviews: 4 by Ray Smith
  • An Appreciation of Ray Smith’s Lord Nelson’s Tavern
    by Mark Sampson
  • The Perilous Trade Conversations: Anna Porter
    by Roy MacSkimming

REVIEWS

  • Jason Guriel on Approaches to Poetry:
    The Pre-Poem Moment 
    edited by Shane Neilson
  • Steve Noyes on Jason Camlot’s  The Animal Library,
    Attention to All Typewriters,
    and The Debaucher
  • Patricia Robertson on Fauna by Alissa York
  • Devon Code on The Matter with Morris by David Bergen
  • Emily Donaldson on The Death of Donna Whalen by Michael Winter

CNQ ABROAD

  • Paros by David Solway

CNQ COLLECTION

  • The Spirit Adrift by David Hickey