Alice Munro

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Every publisher I had ever met had assured me that I would have to grow up and write novels before I could be taken seriously as a writer. The result of this was that I wasted much time and effort trying to turn myself into a novelist, and had become so depressed that I was unable to write at all.

 The first book I read by Alice Munro was Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You. 

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 After that I was hooked and read everything of hers. She  was my biggest literary fan.

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WHAT DO THESE WRITERS HAVE IN COMMON?

CAN YOU GUESS WHAT THESE WRITERS HAVE IN COMMON?

FORD, Richard cr. Laura Wilson

American writer Richard Ford: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 

 

Carolina De Robertis: Women’s Stories As History

 

Pieter van Hattem  © 2012  

Koethi Zan: crime novel, The Never List

 

 Lisa Moore long listed for Man Booker prize

 

Wolf Haas, author of seven books in the bestselling Detective Brenner mystery series

 

Give up?

They’ll all be at The Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival

April 28 to May 4

If you happen to be in the area this is a GREAT festival.

Have a look at their site.

 

 Until then, I’ll be gone hiking.

 

Photographer: Wolfgang Moroder