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By Foxglove Collective

In 1993, a gaggle of 5 Kingston women–T. Anne Archer, Mary Cavanagh, Elizabeth Greene, Tara Kainer, Janice Kirk–began to assemble ananthology approximately Canada on the aspect the place one millennium turns into one other. because the newly-formed Foxglove Collective, they solicited manuscripts that mirrored origins (how the prior shapes the present), existence on the finish of this century, and projections prior the 12 months 2000. They expected a e-book that wove jointly proven, rising, and formerly unpublished voices from the Yukon to the Maritimes: that booklet is at the Threshold: Writing towards the yr 2000.

No millennium library will be entire with out a reproduction of this well timed and certain number of literary musings via the various nation’s most sensible. a superb weave of poetry and prose, this anthology displays on moments either deepest and public, own and political, that have shaped the crucible for all times within the twenty-first century as we all know it. Tasked with commenting either at the century that lay in the back of and the century that beckons, each one writer formed a bit exemplary of the crises, successes and variations inherent in an arc spanning greater than 100 years of nation-building and social upheaval. no matter if unabashedly confident or unapologetically serious, those writers make their peace with the earlier whereas invoking the future.

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