Tag Archives: alice munro

Virgins, slavery, and rejection

Awards Congratulations to Alice Munro, winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature for “master of the contemporary short story.” Munro is the 13th woman to win the prize since 1901, and the first Canadian woman to do so. Congratulations … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Linkage: Publishing seasons, Stella and genius

Awards Alice Munro won the 2013 Trillium Book Award for her latest collection of short stories, Dear Life. Criticism & Reviews Natalize Zina Walschots reviews Chuck Klosterman’s I Wear The Black Hat. Alice Munro is a genius, Jared Bland explains. … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Linkage: Alice Munro, gendered covers and cancelled subscriptions

Criticism & Reviews Christian Lorentzen dismisses Alice Munro in the London Review of Books, and Kyle Minor rises to her defence, criticising the critic and his method of approach. Books & Writing Port Magazine recently published a cover featuring six … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment