My essay about attempting to start reading again after Kate’s death.
Published on the online literary magazine, Numero Cinq: Kate O’Rourke, Virginia Woolf, Samuel Beckett: Wait & Party
Thank you, Douglas Glover, for maintaining this site and your attention to Kate’s writing, and to me.
Found Press #5 is now online, and it includes my new short story “Survival.”
Toronto in the twenty-first century: At night, a beacon on a lonely ancient lake, a drainage pond from the last ice age. In the daytime, a bulwark of glass, glinting in the radiant sun. Joe, Mary, and her cat, Sam, sit in a lakeside condo, trapped by a crazed, mysterious sniper. What has become of their lives? What has become of their city? What has become of their century? As the situation begins to unravel, Mary finds herself wondering, “What would Margaret Atwood do?”