Shelf Portraits

Inside the Libraries of Canadian Authors

About Shelf Portraits

Shelf Portraits: Inside the Libraries of Canadian Authors is an online, edited collection of essays, poems, sketches, and other literary works that gives readers an opportunity to see inside the personal libraries of established and emerging authors in this country.

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Building Catalogues of Loss

So much of memory lives in writing. In the overly thorough notes I made in my notebooks and textbooks knowing I’d sweat and shake when called on in class, in the journals I’ve kept on and off since childhood that helped me practice thought, voice, and self that could not yet live off the page.

By Trynne Delaney
Aug. 11, 2023
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