Reconstructing Jonathan Davies has been illuminating for me. Collecting stories about my brother has caused a cascade of memories that seem to creep into my waking state, and it is like my brother’s voice is in my head, asking me to remember him well.
From 1987 to ’93, Jonathan held various positions in the Canada Employment and Immigration Commission. Around 1989, while training to be a case presenting officer, he met Chris Cook, who lived in Jon’s neighbourhood.
As Poet Laureate of Toronto Anne Michaels is actively promoting our common heritage not just through poetry but via projects involving youth, language, art, music, history and the outdoors. In other words, she plans a great party. At the Toronto Book Awards on Tuesday, Michaels announced several projects she has underway, one of which is happening this weekend.
If Amy Schumer wasn’t so pretty she wouldn’t be this popular. And if she’s this pretty and popular she definitely doesn’t need to take her clothes off to get anyone to pay attention to her, but here she is – Oh Amy – baring it all for the world to see.
Canadian author Elena Kaufman’s collection of short stories, Love Bites is soon-to-be-published if she reaches her target on Unbound, the digital platform where authors support the work of other authors and “the reason why I’m not selling my book from the back of my car,” she says.