Category Archives: Small Change

Reader’s Guide for Small Change

Discussion Questions for Small Change After reading Small Change, discuss the role that the epigraphs from Noel Coward and Toni Morrison play in acting as road maps through the terrain that Small Change explores. You might want to discuss, for … Continue reading

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The Malahat Review on Small Change

“Hay brings together in her fourth book the revelatory power of narrative, the analytical possibilities of the personal essay and memoir, the investigative discipline of journalism, and the sudden illumination of lyric, and as a result she seems able to … Continue reading

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Quill & Quire review of Small Change

“Tightly sprung stories, beautifully balanced, and eminently re-readable.” —Quill & Quire

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The Montreal Gazette review of Small Change

“Compelling …. These linked stories are not so much conventional narratives as unflinching meditations on ambivalent love, the only love worth writing about, as John Updike once said. What readers and even literary jurors are responding to is how close … Continue reading

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12 or 20 Questions Interview with Rob McLennan

1 – How did your first book change your life? I was living in New York City, and shortly before Crossing the Snow Line came out from Black Moss Press, the poet Fred Wah happened to visit me and he warned me not … Continue reading

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In Conversation: The New Quarterly interview

Elizabeth Hay in Conversation with The New Quarterly Magazine, originally published in spring 2009. The original item is published here with permission of the magazine. Elizabeth Hay – In Conversation With Hannah Albert I began this conversation with Elizabeth Hay … Continue reading

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