Canadian Literature

Volume 24 Issue 4

A Montreal Life

Between the ages of twenty-eight and forty-four, I lived for Montreal. Nothing could have budged me from this town. Pure […]

Life in America

I am walking along 21st Street toward 11th Avenue to see one exhibition which takes place in three different art […]


  Burning hot it keeps becoming, and Professor Ivor and I have been traipsing around the island. Tall, angular, and […]

Le petit monstre

      Il était une fois un petit monstre très laid et très méchant, qui portait en lui des […]

Miles to go

  (Inspired by Robert Frost)       If only I had enough pens, enough to write ghazals in my […]

Behind the Yellow Door

  [Please note that this piece was originally published in Poetry Quebec. – ed]   3625 Aylmer Street, Montreal   […]


    C’est en descendant de la montagne que je l’aperçus pour la première fois. Mon premier réflexe eût été […]

The Cat’s Table

      Canadian literature is as rich as its native children such as Joseph Boyden, who, Through Black Spruce, […]


IN THE WRITERS’ WORDS Conversations with Eight Canadian Poets, Laurence Hutchman, Guernica Press, Toronto-Buffalo-Lancaster (UK), 2011   The1950s in Canada […]


  A deluge of water filled up the Sunday morning I went to see Varnam at the 35th edition of […]