File FL0100 - Correspondence relating to anthology Second impressions between J. Metcalf and authors.

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CA ACU SPC F0018-S0012-FL0100


Correspondence relating to anthology Second impressions between J. Metcalf and authors.


  • [1979 or 1980], 1980 January 18 - 1981 May 4 (Creation)

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41 items (85 p.)

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  • File consists of letters requesting submission of short stories for publication consideration in anthology, discussing stories submitted, relating to reprint rights for stories published, discussing current literary projects and requesting letters of reference for Linda Svendsen's grant applications. Several letters also discuss submission of short stories for anthology 81 : best Canadian stories. Letters from L. Svendsen enclose manuscripts of short stories Origami and Heartbeat (variant title Aloe) and announcement that L. Svendsen has won the American Short Story Contest. J. Metcalf's holograph annotation "rewritten versions of stories for Second Impressions (too late for the book as being set when these arrived)" accompany L. Svendsen's manuscripts.
  • Typescript, signed (some photocopy); typescript (carbon copy); holograph, signed; typescript (photocopy).
  • Includes references to the following: Second impressions; 81 : best Canadian stories; Girl in gingham; General Ludd; Private parts : a memoir; 80 : best Canadian stories.

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Correspondence between J. Metcalf and Oberon Press relating to anthology in Oberon Press correspondence files, MsC 24.9.10-15.

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Second impressions contains short fiction by Peter Behrens, Ernest Hekkanen and Linda Svendsen. Anthology edited by J. Metcalf and published by Oberon Press, 1981.

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