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John Metcalf

John Metcalf is one of Canada's most distinguished literary editors, writers, critics, and anthologists. He has helped shape the sensibility of an entire group of emerging writers through his work at the Porcupine's Quill press. Known for his strong views about literary standards, Metcalf has nurtured some of our most essential writers, including Leon Rooke, Russel Smith, Terry Griggs, Caroline Adderson, Annabel Lyon, Andrew Pyper, Steven Heighton, Jane Urquhart, Elise Levine, Clarke Blaise, Michael Winter, and Mary Swan, among dozens of other fine authors.John Metcalf is the Senior Editor of Porcupine's Quill. An accomplished writer, editor, and anthologist, he is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction and non-fiction including "Adult Entertainment, The Lady Who Sold Furniture", and "Kicking Against the Pricks: Essays".

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Freedom from Culture

Freedom from Culture

Selected Essays, 1982-92
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian, essays
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Standing Stones

Standing Stones

The Best Stories of John Metcalf
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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Carry On Bumping

Carry On Bumping

edited by John Metcalf
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged : humor
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