Accession MS COLL 00667 - John Metcalf Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00667

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John Metcalf Papers

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  • 1994-2013 (Creation)

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26 boxes (3.5 metres)

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Name of creator

(1938-)

Biographical history

John Metcalf is a writer, editor and critic. His works include "Standing Stones: Selected Stories," "Adult Entertainment," "Going Down Slow," and "Kicking Against the Pricks." He was the senior editor at the Porcupine's Quill until 2005 and then went on to serve as the fiction editor for Biblioasis.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of John Metcalf, 2013

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This first accession of John Metcalf’s papers includes manuscripts and correspondence with various authors for Biblioasis; editing files for the journal CNQ (Canadian Notes and Queries) and the publication Best Canadian Stories; as well as personal writing, journals, photographs and other material related to his life and work.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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  • English

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