What do the words “radical typographic experimentation” mean to you? Nothing? Then you need to get yourself a copy of Four Minutes To Midnight (23:56).
Every year, hundreds of young anglophone writers are lured to Montreal by English and creative writing programs and by the promise of living in a city with a vibrant and diverse cultural life. And every year, hundreds of students graduate from those English programs and move back to cities like Toronto, where they seek out work as writers, playwrights and graphic novelists. For many, the challenges of trying to make a living as an Anglo writer in Quebec seem too great. Blue Metropolis’s Reading The World From Montreal panel will feature four English-speaking writers discussing the difficulties of being an Anglo writer in Quebec.