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New creative essay in Riddle Fence

New essay published in Riddle Fence, In Search of Spring.   I am in the good company of Lindsay Bird, Alexandra Harvey, John Talbird, Beth Follet, Carmella Gray-Cosgrove and many more.

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Antologia – Avós: Raízes e Nós

O meu texto, As Velas de Novembro, foi incluído na Antologia: Avós: Raízes e Nós, uma obra Comemorativa do Dia dos Avós e publicada em Julho de 2020. A antologia foi selecionada pela Aida Baptista, Ilda Januário e Manuela Marujo … Continue reading

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James H. Gray Award for Short Nonfiction

Winners of the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards. This year’s award winners were announced in an online video release on June 4th. The video … Continue reading

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New poem in Our Times

Poem – shooed out Visit the site here

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The Group of Seven Reimagined: Contemporary Stories Inspired by Historic Canadian Paintings

‘The Group of Seven Reimagined: Contemporary Stories Inspired by Historic Canadian Paintings’ – including a Foreword by Jim & Sue Waddington, and amazing Flash Fiction by authors: Mike Blouin, Carol Bruneau, paulo da costa, Alfred DePew, Tamas Dobozy, Valerie Fox, … Continue reading

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New creative essay in Fiddlehead – Learning to Shave, Learning to Leave

Fiddlehead Introduction 6       Sue Sinclair: Winter 2020 Editorial Creative Nonfiction 48     Sherry Coffey: Hiking the Fundy Footpath 71     paulo da costa: Learning to Shave, Learning to Leave Fiction 7       Emily Bossé: The Most Beautiful Woman in … Continue reading

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Canadian Writers Abroad – reviews Midwife of Torment

  The Midwife of Torment & Other Stories, Guernica Editions: 2017, 202 pages. Reviewed by Irene Marques Calling Us into Seeing and Being More: “Me” and the World The Midwife of Torment & Other Stories by paulo da costa is … Continue reading

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Short-story in Compostela (Tesseracts Twenty) – Anthology

Tesseracts Twenty: Compostela Compostela (Tesseracts Twenty) is an anthology of hard and soft science fiction stories that best represent a futuristic view of the sciences and how humanity might be affected (for better or worse) by a reliance in all … Continue reading

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Focus On Victoria – Magazine – w/ author paulo da costa

By Amy Reiswig An out-of-the-box thinker, writer, editor and translator believes in daring to be different for the social good. http://www.focusonvictoria.ca/julyaugust-2017/paulo-da-costa-the-midwife-of-torment-other-stories-r5/

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On Writing – Open Book interview with paulo da costa

Interview on Open Book: The idiom “small is beautiful” is often true in fiction – from short stories to microfiction, sometimes the briefest glimpses into an imagined world are the most arresting. The Midwife of Torment & Other Stories (Guernica Editions) … Continue reading

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