I knew Ken Belford through Barry McKinnon, my longtime colleague in the English Department at the College of New Caledonia (CNC). I was only an acquaintance, at first. Later, when Belford retired and moved to Prince George, I and my wife Vivien Lougheed became friends and neighbours. McKinnon regularly included Belford in his series of…

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John Harris reads an essay by a Toronto-based Woman-of-Colour looking for a safe way to take some creative writing courses. He has some advice for her.

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John Harris looks at the recent Canadian Notes and Queries issue on who killed CanLit, whether or not it’s really dead, and whether a bunch of comfortable white guys are positioned to determine its condition.

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