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Journalist Ian Ostroff Covers a Whole Lot of Ground

“How modern book retailing was invented here in Montreal. Linda Leith — founder of Blue Metropolis, author, and publisher — gave insight to the number of literary communities in various different languages in Montreal. The level of creativity and vibrancy is inspiring. Quite naturally, it produced great writers.” — Ian Ostroff, The Suburban, May 11, 2021

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Kerry Clare loves Dream City!

“This is what an artist is…. this is what constitutes a literary life, and it really is still subversive for a woman to stand up and assert such a thing for herself. To so fully own her story, and to dare to write her name on things.” — Kerry Clare, May 3, 2021

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A note from Kenneth Radu, with thanks

Kenneth Radu, who was a colleague of mine for two decades and who is an award-winning author and a friend, posted this note on Facebook on March 13, 2021, and has kindly given me permission to reprint it here.

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The Girl from Dream City:
A Literary Life
 
University of Regina Press.

ISBN 978-0-889777-85-9. 280 pages. $21.95.

10 April 2021. 

You can order your copy here.

     “This evolving literary salon has provided me with a deep sense of continuity. It has been the source of abiding friendship, professional support, intellectual stimulation, fun, and a sense of community that is centred in Montreal though never limited to Montreal.”

— Linda Leith, The Girl from Dream City