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What Are The Stories Behind the Data? The Count, Accountability and More Questions Than Answers

By Adèle Barclay Usually the end of the critic’s tenure corresponds with data from The Count. From 2011 to 2015, CWILA annually accumulated and analyzed data regarding the review of books in Canadian newspapers and magazines. The Count looks at … Continue reading

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CWILA Announces Critic-in-Residence for 2017: Adèle Barclay

Canadian Women in the Literary Arts (CWILA) is thrilled to announce that Adèle Barclay will be our Critic-in-Residence (CiR) for 2017. Word from Adèle Barclay: “I’m honoured and elated to accept the position of CWILA’s critic in residence. I’m grateful … Continue reading

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An Interview with Sue Sinclair, CWILA Critic-in-Residence

By Brecken Hancock When CWILA first launched, you mentioned (in an interview with Gillian Jerome) Nehamas’s proposal that beauty invites us into a relationship—and that, if there is judgment, it might offer a beginning rather than an end. In that … Continue reading

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A Philosophy of Criticism by Sue Sinclair

This statement is not intended to stand for all time, which is to say that in my year as CIR, I hope that my understanding of criticism and its role will continue to evolve. Nor is it intended to reflect … Continue reading

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