Accession MS COLL 00668 - Michael Redhill Papers

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Michael Redhill Papers


  • 1982-2011 (Creation)

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53 boxes (8.5 metres)

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Gift of Michael Redhill, 2011

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Includes early fiction, 1982-1991, poetry and plays: Be Frank, Heretics, Deadwait, Mr. Stern is Dead, Building Jerusalem, Goodness, literary and personal correspondence, including with many writers such as Michael Ondaatje, Margaret Atwood, Don McKay, Linda Spalding, Esta Spalding, interviews with Dennis Lee, Michael Ondaatje and Don Coles, reviews by and about Michael Redhill; publishing; drafts, editing—including Andre Alexis, Elisabeth Harvor; research for Martin Sloane, Consolation, Goodness; print; Lake Nora Arms, Asphodel, Impromptu Feats of Balance and other poetry; short fiction and prose pieces; screenplays, plays and short stories: The Covered, a screenplay written by Michael Redhill and Michael Helm, Breakthrough, collections of short stories, Fidelity; ‘The Last Resort’ film treatment and other film and television projects; material related to Brick magazine, editing and publishing correspondence and other material. Michael Redhill was the proprietor and publisher of Brick magazine from 2003-2011, and an editor from 1998-2003.

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Boxes 1-7 Martin Sloane
Boxes 8-10 The Covered
Boxes 11-17 Consolation
Boxes 18-24 Fidelity, Goodness
Boxes 25-39 Writing, including early work and various projects
Boxes 40-42 Research Files
Boxes 43-44 other: teaching, financial, reviews
Box 45 correspondence: personal and Brick 1999-2000s
Boxes 46-50 agendas, notebooks and diaries
Boxes 51-53 various other

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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