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



August 09th, 2021

“What job could be more important than caring for your husband?” a doctor says to the poet Jane Munro when her husband of twenty years is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Munro reveals the pain of watching a partner approach death as well as the exhaustion of caretaking and the regret in seeing one’s life narrow and diminish in her memoir Open Every Window (D&M $28.95 h.c.) due in September. Munro’s collection of poems Blue Sonoma (Brick Books, 2014) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Based in Vancouver, Munro has taught creative writing at universities across B.C. and given readings around the world. 9781771622967   

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