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Interview & Story in On Spec Magazine

  Interview and a new short-story by paulo da costa in issue n.103 of on spec – the canadian magazine of speculative fiction.

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New essay in Queen’s Quarterly

  http://www.queensu.ca/quarterly/fal1603dacosta.html The Oak Tree Fearless in your short, four-year-old legs, your footsteps clap against asphalt and your knees nearly buckle racing down the forty-degree lane. I too ran down this steep hill, freed from the school day and sterile … Continue reading

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A Reader’s Response to Beyond Bullfights and Ice Hockey

Beyond Bullfights and Ice Hockey: A Reader’s Response By Emanuel Melo   I overheard a conversation between a father, his wife and daughter while at lunch at Le Petit Château in Quebec City the other day. “What are you planning … Continue reading

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Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora – Anthology

Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States and Canada: An Anthology Editors Luis Gonçalves and Carlo Matos, Preface by George Monteiro   This anthology brings together fiction, poetry, recipes, and memoirs by some of the best Portuguese-Canadian and … Continue reading

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New short-story in Stand Magazine

STAND magazine is a quarterly print magazine for men who give a damn about being better men, better husbands, better fathers, better partners, better brothers, better friends, better sons, better neighbors, better citizens. STAND magazine, issue two, highlights several individuals and … Continue reading

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New poem in Contemporary Verse 2

Contemporary Verse 2 volume 38.3 “The Open Issue” marks the beginning of CV2‘s fifth decade and features the winners of the Young Buck Poetry Prize and 2-Day Poem Contest. The issue includes new poetry from Sarah Klassen, John Wall Barger, … Continue reading

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The Guest who refuses to be polite – impressions by Emanuel Melo

I’m hanging out with paulo da costa these days. On the crowded subway ride to work in the morning and again in the evening on the way home I listen to him; those around me don’t. But I prefer listening … Continue reading

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New book: Beyond Bullfights and Ice Hockey

Beyond Bullfights and Ice Hockey Essays on Identity, Language and Writing Culture A book of twelve essays, musings, thoughts, inner conversations, arguments and rambles written over the course of two decades. For those who believe the book is obsolete and … Continue reading

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New poem in CV2

  CV2 – Vol 39 – Issue 4 This issue brings you a conversation with one of Canada’s most innovative, not to mention outspoken, poets, George Murray about writing, aging and Diversion, George’s most recent collection, as well as his … Continue reading

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The Cartography of Being – by Nuno Judice – Reviewed in The Malahat Review

  Nuno Júdice, The Cartography of Being, translated by Paulo da Costa (Victoria: Livros Pé D’Orelha, 2012). Paperbound, 126 pp., $17.95.   Poetry Review by David Swartz   Nuno Júdice’s poetry is dense, rich, lyrical and, above all, philosophical. It … Continue reading

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