From Guy Tiphane: Letter from… Antigua, Guatemala   > read more...


Wednesday 25 January 2012

All this would be simpler had I had an electronic book reader, I thought on my way home. Sooner or later, it was now clear to me, I would have to surrender to the commanders of progress who want to sell us devices and an endless supply of books in electronic format.

                                     

Art’s Art: Arthur Holden’s “serious farce” Ars poetica   > read more...


Friday 20 January 2012


This is a fun play, and a satisfying play, ably performed and directed at a clip by Guy Sprung in this excellent Infinithéâtre production. Arthur Holden is a playwright to watch.

Noel Burton, Danielle Desormeaux and Elana Dunkelman in Ars poetica
Noel Burton (George), Danielle Desormeaux (Diane), and Elana Dunkelman (Naomi) in Arthur Holden's Ars poetica. Photo: Brian Morel.

Who's looking it up?   > read more...


Thursday 19 January 2012

Why are so many people looking kawaii up in the dictionary? And are they the same people who are looking up get?

Literary Awards and the Spurned Writer   > read more...


Monday 9 January 2012

Writers love literary awards when they win them, and they hate them when they don’t.

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