Category Archives: Writing

And Now for Something Slightly Serious…

I’m not the literary magazine sort. That should be fairly obvious. But recently I answered a call to submit to the online magazine Font. The call was limited to members of the Quebec Writers’ Federation, and I am one of those. QWF … Continue reading

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I’m back, and I’ve brought homework

Hello, bonjour and – for our American-speaking friends – hello! I am very pleased to return to the pages of Townships Weekend.* Since taking my three-month sabbatical nineteen months ago, I have come to several realizations: A) the pandemic was a … Continue reading

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Can you re-read Atonement?

Happy summer, everyone! Inspired by the 20th anniversary of Ian McEwan’s Atonement, I decided to dabble in a little literary retro-criticism. The piece below originally appeared in The Sherbrooke Record, July 9, 2021. WARNING! NOTHING BUT SPOILERS AHEAD! * Before … Continue reading

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Christopher CrossFit FAQs

What is Christopher CrossFit? Christopher CrossFit is an adult-oriented fitness program for men, women, and bodacious cowboys that focuses on strength, conditioning, endurance, and sailing. The program is specifically designed for people in the night whose bodies are weak and … Continue reading

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Your Average Poet Writes a Poem for Super Bowl

“Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman to recite poem before Super Bowl LV” – CNN, January 27 When Sunday comes we ask ourselves Where can we find the football among these infinite channels? Will we eat of wings (chicken) festooned in … Continue reading

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