#71 Holiday 2012

House calls

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Dr. William O’Flaherty shares stories of what awaited him on the other side of the threshold making house calls for over forty years, two provinces—Newfoundland and New Brunswick—and thousands of patient—both human and animal—encounters

Just Being Nominated

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On the heels of another spirited literary award season, award-nominated author Bruce Graham tells the tale of a book nomination-turned-humiliation that leaves him a little….well, queasy

The mysterious industry: what editing has taught me

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As an adult, I became fascinated with the book as a literary artifact and I decided that my mission in life was to help ensure there would always be books in the world. Through a combination of education, dedication, and networking, I landed myself a job as in-house editor at Nimbus Publishing

Proust questionnaire: Sheree Fitch

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Sheree Fitch has been delighting readers young and old with her lyrical whimsy for decades. Silly, funny and outrageous, Toes in My Nose is the book that launched Sheree Fitch’s career as Canada’s premiere nonsense poet. From Popcorn Pete and Mabel Murple to Zelba Zinnamon, Toes in My Nose includes some of the best-loved poems and characters in Canadian children’s literature