In 1974, my husband Raymond Smith, with my assistance, assembled the first issue of ONTARIO REVIEW: A NORTH AMERICAN JOURNAL OF THE ARTS. At this time…
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“A colorist has ways of being reborn.” (Wolf Kahn)
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Notes on Writerly Influences
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A Discomforting Strangeness
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“Gusty emotions on wet roads on autumn nights.” Gala apples, Bartlett pears, Bing cherries. Scent of moist lilac. “I wandered lonely as a cloud.” In a…
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WELCOME TO OUR EARTH DAY 2169 REFERENDUM! For most of you, this is your first time gathering together in a public place. And for all of you, this may be…
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The Afterlife of a Champion; Boxing as Myth, Theater
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Part One: A Terrible Beauty is Born
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I’ve always been drawn to photography because of its inability to tell the full story…It remains unresolved. (Gregory Crewdson)
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My beloved cat Cherie came into our lives shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 at a time when a malaise had settled upon many of…
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Q. Is it true that you researched The Accursed in 1983-1984, and wrote a complete draft at the time, but didn’t revise the novel until 2011? Why? A…
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In which I take on my toughest and most unrelenting interrogator.
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