Mavis Gallant’s “The Fenton Child”


“‘Newborn, they’ve got these huge peckers,’ said Mr. Fenton. ‘I mean, really developed.’” When it comes to writing about Mavis Gallant’s short stories, I often want to begin with their first sentences. Sometimes there is such a swell of emotion at the story’s end, a marvelling at how entire

Mavis Gallant’s “The Fenton Child”2020-06-19T15:53:33-05:00

Emma Henderson’s Grace Williams Says It Loud (2010)


Emma Henderson's Grace Williams Says It Loud Sceptre - Hodder & Stoughton, 2010 (Looking for a swallow rather than a full glass? ORANGE Squirt below.) At first the cover might seem gimmicky, but now, having read Emma Henderson’s first novel, I realize that it’s the perfect way to summarize the

Emma Henderson’s Grace Williams Says It Loud (2010)2014-03-13T19:37:31-05:00
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