Quill and Quire

Memoir & Biography

By Frank Davey

Linda Davey, a former ballet dancer, lawyer, literary agent, and editorial board member of Coach House Press, was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer in the spring of 1999 and died a year later. During his ... Read More »

January 26, 2004 | Filed under: Memoir & Biography

By Dawn Rae Downton

Anybody expecting the quaint, feel-good Newfoundland of E. Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News is bound for a surprise in Dawn Rae Downton’s memoir of early 20th-century Newfoundland. Life is a whole lot tougher in this ... Read More »

January 22, 2004 | Filed under: Memoir & Biography