Young Writers

Young Writers: Natalie Corbett Sampson

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Still inspired by the books she read as a teenager, much of Sampson’s work focuses on that age group, particularly teens going through some of life’s big experiences for the first time: falling in love, finding identity or suffering profound loss.

Newfoundland poet Mark Callanan

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In the mid nineties Mark Callanan could have been a portrait of proto-teen, banging awkwardly at a guitar trying to make up songs. You know, working on his music. It didn’t take him long to realize it was the words he cared most about