The Writing Life: Publishing, Editing, Managing, and Creating
As a freelance editor, essayist, reviewer, writer and manager of Brick Books, Maureen Scott Harris has seen all sides of the writing life. In this video, she discusses the advantages and disadvantages of stepping outside of her own creative practice.
Poet and essayist Maureen Scott Harris was born in Prince Rupert, grew up in Winnipeg, and lives in Toronto. She has published two collections of poems: A Possible Landscape (Brick Books, 1993) and Drowning Lessons (Pedlar Press, 2004), which was awarded the 2005 Trillium Prize for Poetry. She has twice won second prize in CV2’s poetry contests. Pedlar Press published her third collection, Slow Curve Out, in fall 2012.
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