R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY


Betsy Warland

November 09th, 2023

In Breathing the Page: Reading the Act of Writing (Cormorant Books $20.00) Betsy Warland explores the intricate web of relationships inherent in the craft of writing. Beyond the obvious connections like words and plot, she delves into the subtler dynamics, such as the writer’s interaction with tools and the conveyance of meaning to an audience. The collection of essays articulates the powerful forces beneath the language of craft, emphasizing the significance of how these forces are encountered in the writing process. Warland’s holistic guide, now in its second edition, addresses environmental choices, writing tools, and subconscious narrative structures, offering valuable insights for writers and readers alike, invigorating their literary pursuits. 9781897151785

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