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A Charm Against the Pain: An Anthology of All New Writing From Newfoundland
Edited By Georgina Olivere Queller, Roberta Buchanan and Geraldine Chafe Rubia

A Charm Against the Pain: An Anthology of All New Writing From Newfoundland   Edited By Georgina Olivere Queller, Roberta Buchanan and Geraldine Chafe Rubia

ISBN 1-894463-96-X
Paperback, 341 pages, b&w illustrations

Price: CDN$19.95



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29 Voices From Newfoundland

"Direct, honest, courageous"
". . . humour and hilarity . . ."

This writing is "as stalwart and generous as it has been significant." The title, A Charm Against the Pain, expresses "the power of literature to navigate travellers through the valleys and peaks of life" – Joan Clark

Contributors: Lillian Bouzane; Michael Bruce-Lockhart; Roberta Buchanan; Lillian Bursey; Grace Butt; Libby Creelman; Eileen Dicks; M. T. Dohaney; Danette Dooley; Anne Ferncase; Geraldine Flannigan; Maggie Heneghan; Fran Baird Innes; Kathleen Knowles; Peggy Smith Krachun; Janet McNaughton; Alison Melvin; Bernice Morgan; Jennifer Morgan; Trudy J. Morgan-Cole; Hilda Chaulk Murray; Paul O’Neill; Helen Fogwill Porter; Marilyn Porter; Georgina Olivere Queller; Geraldine Chafe Rubia; Joan Scott; Esther Slaney-Brown; Laura Morry Williams

About the Authors
Georgina Olivere Queller: Childless and now dogless she has run out of excuses for not doing things. A member of the Guild since the beginning of the last decade of the last century, she likes to read, write, play games online, and spend time with her friends; all of which she does in an obsessive manner.

Roberta Buchanan was born in South Africa and educated in England before immigrating to Canada in 1964. She taught English and Women’s Studies at Memorial University and is now Professor Emerita. Poet and memoirist, she has published a book of poetry, I Moved All My Women Upstairs. A non-fiction work, The Woman Who Mapped Labrador: The Life and Expedition Diary of Mina Hubbard, co-authored with Anne Hart and Bryan Greene, was shortlisted for the Winterset Award for excellence in Newfoundland writing.

Geraldine Chafe Rubia writes poetry, plays, and prose. She has won awards in each category and is published in periodicals and anthologies. Her plays have been performed on stage and on CBC radio. With the Longside Club she has initiated performing arts opportunities for persons with disabilities. She is co-editor of From This Place and has published two books of poetry, A Poem in My Soup and Skating Among the Graves.


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