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Myrna Kostash lives in Edmonton when she's not traveling in Eastern Europe.

An Interview with Jenny Mastoraki

By Myrna Kostash / 2017 September 4
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Myrna Kostash pulls a 1982 Interview with Greek poet and translator Jenny Mastoraki from the memory vault. We think its worth publishing.

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Hüzün

By Myrna Kostash / 2013 July 4
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Myrna Kostash reports from Turkey.

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Letter from Macedonia

By Myrna Kostash / 2011 December 18
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Myrna Kostash delivers her account of Macedonia. She’s now back in Canada.

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Letter from Sofia, Bulgaria, October, 2011

By Myrna Kostash / 2011 November 9
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    When I travelled through eastern/south-eastern Europe in the 1980s – this would result in the book Bloodlines in 1993 –  I did not go to Bulgaria, quite deliberately. Among other things at the time, I was trying to situate my Slavic origins in Slavic histories in Europe, especially in those places as in…

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Letter from Sofia, Bulgaria, September 30, 2011

By Myrna Kostash / 2011 October 25
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Myrna Kostash files her second travel report, this time from Sofia, Bulgaria. The first report, from Serbia, is in the archive..

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Letter from Serbia September 2011

By Myrna Kostash / 2011 October 19
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Myrna Kostash posts the first in a series of accounts of her travels in Southeastern Europe

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Shocking Protestants

By Myrna Kostash / 2011 February 2
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Myrna Kostash files a unique look at English History

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Writing Nonfiction in Canada: A Manifesto

By Myrna Kostash / 2006 October 29
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Longtime dooneyscafe.com foreign correspondant Myrna Kostash, this time from her Edmonton home base, wonders why nonfiction isn’t taken seriously in Canada, and has some disturbing conclusions.

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A Non-Fiction Writer’s Holiday

By Myrna Kostash / 2003 July 23
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Myrna Kostash tries to have a throught-free holiday in Europe, and fails miserably–and interestingly.

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AMERICANS MADE ME DO IT

By Myrna Kostash / 2002 November 12
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Myrna Kostash revisits an article about SDS in Boston around 1972 and discovers that it was about how she was about to become a Canadian

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