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Drones, paying writers, and drinking

Awards Eleanor Catton’s winning all the things this year. In addition to the Man Booker Prize, she’s also won The Governor General’s Award for Fiction for The Luminaries. Congratulations! Congratulations also to Katherena Vermette, winner of The Governor General’s Award … Continue reading

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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

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