Beach Books

On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light By Cordelia Strube ECW Press, 377 Pages To use a clichéd turn of phrase (the very sort Strube advises against in her recent writing instructional book Exhilarating Prose, written with Barry Healey), On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light is a heartbreakingly funny book. Harriet, whose […]

Beach Arts Scene

The Tribute Show runs from Oct. 15 to 31 at Yellow House Gallery, 921 Kingston Rd. The annual exhibition is presented by the OCAD Alumni Association, and features a select group of graduates from the school’s various incarnations over the years: the Ontario College of Art, OCAD, and OCAD University. Participating artists are Maggie Broda, […]

Enter our summer writing contest

To all authors, tall-tale-tellers, poets, essayists, and purveyors of the English language: we’re looking for a short story, fictional or true, to print in the pages of this newspaper. Beach Metro News and The Great Escape Bookstore are inviting writers to submit their best stories to our summer writing contest. Whether it be fiction of […]

Beach Books

Exhilarating Prose By Barry Healey and Cordelia Strube 173 pages Baraka Books Barry Healey and Cordelia Strube don’t mince words in Exhilarating Prose. And nor should they, as they work their way through a guide for aspiring and practising writers with advice culled from dozens of published and well-known authors. Healey most recently published The […]