Accession MS COLL 112A - John Metcalf Papers

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John Metcalf Papers


  • 2009 - 2018 (Creation)

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8 boxes (1.5 metres)

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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 and Myrna Metcalf, 2017

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This accession of John Metcalf’s papers includes personal writing; manuscripts and correspondence with various authors; correspondence with other writers; as well as journals, photographs and other material related to his life and work.

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1. Manuscripts and other writing
2. Editing files
3. Correspondence
4. Humber Schools for Writers files
5. Personal and miscellaneous files

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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:

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