Number 88

The John Metcalf Tribute Issue
(#88, Summer/Fall 2013)

Contents:

JOHN METCALF TRIBUTE

  • Making Books for Mr. Metcalf by Dan Wells
  • In His Time: Ten Glances at John Metcalf by Mike Barnes
  • The Perilous Trade Conversations Number 8: John Metcalf
    by Roy MacSkimming
  • Going Down Slow: A Personal View by Michael Darling
  • An Interview with John Metcalf by Nick Mount
  • Obdurate and Smelly by Caroline Adderson
  • A Fierce Vocation:
    The Criticism of John Metcalf, Then and Now
    by Alex Good
  •  Metcalf as Anthologist by Jeet Heer
  • Writers’ Union of Canada:
    Founding the Union Oral History Interview #4
    by Christopher Moore
  • By Ear, By Eye, By Heart:
    An Anatomy of John Metcalf’s Recent Fiction
    by Kim Jernigan

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

  • The Bumper Books by Brian Busby

POETRY

  • Four Poems by Jim Johnston

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

  • John Metcalf’s Going Down Slow by David Collier

FICTION

  •  G’Ming by Kathy Page

USED AND RARE

  • John Metcalf by David Mason

REVIEWS

  • Steven W. Beattie on Colin McAdam’s A Beautiful Truth
  • Emily Donaldson on Claire Messud’s The Woman Upstairs
  • Bruce Whiteman on Sandra Campbell’s Both Hands:
    A Life of Lome Pierce of Ryerson Press
  • Kerry Clare on Lynn Coady’s Hellgoing