Accession MS COLL 30A - John Metcalf Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 30A

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John Metcalf Papers

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  • 2001 - 2005 (Creation)

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42 boxes and items (10 metres)

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(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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Gift of John Metcalf, 2006

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Includes Porcupine’s Quill Press submissions, rejections, reviews, print runs, scrapbook, log and correspondence; Canadian Notes and Queries submissions, rejections and correspondence; photographs: artists and writers (i.e. Eden Mills Writer’s Festival, 2001-2005)

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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-form

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