Archive for October, 2019

 

Do Not Eat Too Much
Do Not Enter Into Relations With More Than
Do Not Enhance Your
Do Not Envision Your
Do Not Eat Too Little
Do Not Earn More Than
Do Not Elevate Yourself Above
Do Not Engulf Your Children
Do Not End Up Alone
Do Not End Up Old
Do Not Enlarge Yourself
Do Not Embody Your Own
Do Not Enjoy Your Own
Do Not Enslave Yourself
Do Not Erase Yourself
Do Not Emasculate
Do Not Embarrass
Do Not Encourage
Do Not Entice
Do Not Even Imagine

 

 

Deborah Willis’ first book, Vanishing and Other Stories, was shortlisted for a Governor
General’s Award for fiction, named one of The Globe and Mail’s top 100 books of the year, and
recommended by NPR as one of the best books of 2010. Her second book, The Dark and Other
Love Stories, was longlisted for the 2017 Giller Prize, won the Georges Bugnet Award for
best work of fiction published in Alberta, and was named one of the best books of the year
by The Globe and Mail, the CBC, and Chatelaine Magazine. Her fiction and non-fiction has
appeared in The Walrus, The Virginia Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Lucky Peach, The Wall
Street Journal, and Zoetrope. She lives in Calgary and works as an editor for Freehand Books.

She can be found at http://www.deborahwillis.ca/

 

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“It might have seemed like an affectation in another man, but in Rick there was a softness to it, as if he was politely rearranging chairs to make room so everyone could sit, as if he was raking the neighbour’s leaves without being asked.”

 

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