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Allison Baggio is the author of Girl In Shades, which was hailed by Chatelaine as "a remarkable first novel" and In the Body, which was named a Canadian Favourite of 2012 by the National Post. Her writing has appeared in publications all across Canada, including Room, subTerrain, LICHEN, Today's Parent, and the Toronto Star. She is a graduate of York University and the Humber School for Writers. She can be found online at allisonbaggio.com.







Hi again! I’ve been an inconsistentblogger over the last year, but quite honestly, I've needed every ounce of time I could muster to focus on revisions and re-writes for my current manuscript. It’s coming along! Thought I’d jump in here today to tell you about a great book I recently read called: Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King.


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Average rating: 3.82 · 99 ratings · 26 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Girl in Shades
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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In the Body by Allison Baggio
"Pretty impressive. I picked this up because of a Toronto Star article and it more than lived up to the good review. The theme of everyone being creatures trapped within the shells of our bodies permeates the collection, but always approached from..." Read more of this review »
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"The first thing I want to say about Christopher Meades is that he can put a sentence together like no other. His use of the English language is absolutely beautiful, and simply put, it's like literary magic. It's quirky, unique, and by Odin's bear..." Read more of this review »
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"There are many fantastic, original little stories in this - all about bodies or body parts and our mental and emotional connections to our physical selves. Some are quite satisfyingly weird! I really enjoyed myself... I finished several of them sa..." Read more of this review »
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