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The '(Literary) People I Would Like to Meet' Tag

It’s time to make a post after such a long time being absent from the blog. I really thank my lovely bookish friend Eleni at… 606 more words

A Person is a Student is a Customer is a Product is a Thing

Ever wonder why universities have marketing departments? Marketing is a tool for profit maximization. Marketing is what you do when you need to increase your target segment, not when your organization, by its nature, sends potential clients away every year. 1,309 more words



This morning’s reading, delivered to me via various facets of the internet, included among other things a report on the heatwave in India that is killing people… 74 more words


Writing, writing, writing, with life thrown in there somewhere...

I need a lot of naps. I love naps. Life is better with a nap.

I’ve been writing for Story-a-Day May. I’m posting what I’ve written on my other blog, … 441 more words


Finalists for $20,000 Trillium Book Award announced, including Margaret Atwood and Thomas King

Competition is stiff between this year’s finalists for the Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium, which recognizes quality and diversity in literature by Ontario authors. Award winners of each category will receive $20,000. 445 more words


Margaret Atwood makes Trillium Book Award cut

TORONTO – Renowned writers Margaret Atwood, Thomas King and Dionne Brand are among the finalists for this year’s $20,000 Trillium Book Award.

Atwood made the cut for “Stone Mattress” (McClelland & Stewart), a collection of short stories. 148 more words