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Kirkus Reviews: Review of Dervish at the Crossroads

A Montreal-based poet digs into our fascination with music and its relation to our search for meaning. Outside of her poetic output, Waterman has collected a diverse collection of essays about creativity on her blog, The Mindful Bard. Many of these … Continue reading Kirkus Reviews: Review of Dervish at the Crossroads

Yasmina Khadra: Le Discernement!

Qu’est-ce qui peut prévenir l’extrémisme dans une famille, une communauté ou une société? Quel est l’antidote?

Le discernement! C’est l’unique antidote. Le DISCERNEMENT. Et pour qu’il y ait discernement, il faudrait une vigilance intellectuelle, une ouverture sur la culture de l’autre, une transcendance saine et persévérante.

~Yasmina Khadra Continue reading Yasmina Khadra: Le Discernement!

Overqualified: Job Application as Character Study

Book: Overqualified Author: Joey Comeau Publisher: ECW Press “The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.” -Stanley J. Randall There’s something so captivating about stories told through a series of missives. Just hark back to Up the Down Staircase, an utterly engaging novel manifested in a series of inter-office memos, notes, and teacher’s reports in an inner-city high school. And who could forget Griffin and Sabine, an enchanting lonely-hearts-club love story told in a series of letters and handmade postcards? But it’s not an easy feat to pull off because letters, … Continue reading Overqualified: Job Application as Character Study

Recommended Reading: Overqualified

The Mindful Bard: Books, Music, and Film to Wake Up Your Muse and Help You Change the World Wanda Waterman The Voice Magazine: Volume 22 Issue 15 2014-04-11 Book: Overqualified Author: Joey Comeau Publisher: ECW Press “The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.” -Stanley J. Randall There’s something so captivating about stories told through a series of missives. Just hark back to Up the Down Staircase, an utterly engaging novel manifested in a series of inter-office memos, notes, and teacher’s reports in an inner-city high school. And who could forget … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Overqualified