File FL0108 - Letters relating to anthology Sixteen by twelve from authors to J. Metcalf.

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CA ACU SPC F0018-S0012-FL0108


Letters relating to anthology Sixteen by twelve from authors to J. Metcalf.


  • [1969 or 1970], 1969 November 26 - 1971 January 14 (Creation)

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36 items (39 p.)

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  • File consists of letters and telegram relating to submission of short stories and authors' commentaries for publication in anthology and to permissions to publish, discussing works submitted, mentioning J. Metcalf's introduction for Salutation, and expressing appreciation for unidentified book sent by J. Metcalf to authors, possibly New Canadian writing, 1969. Includes bio-bibliographical information for some authors; correspondence between Ryerson Press, J. Metcalf and Mordecai Richler relating to Ryerson Press's request and M. Richler's refusal to delete passage containing expletives from short story The summer my grandmother was supposed to die; and photocopy of Richler story segment under discussion.
  • Typescript, signed (some photocopy); holograph, signed; printed material (photocopy).
  • Includes references to the following: Sixteen by twelve; The children green and golden; Salutation; New Canadian writing, 1969.

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Sixteen by twelve edited by J. Metcalf and published by Ryerson Press, 1970.

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