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Kerry Clare

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Kerry Clare lives in a drafty attic in Toronto with her excellent husband, and two daughters. She is a National Magazine Award-nominated writer, and editor of The M Word: Conversations About Motherhood, which was published to rave reviews in 2014. She teaches The Art of Blogging at the University of Toronto, edits the books website, 49thShelf.com, and has written about books and reading at PickleMeThis.com for 3000 years.

Mitzi Bytes, her debut novel, will be published in March 2017.

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Kerry Clare I'm currently at work reading the first draft of a novel that I completed last summer. And it's a joy to find...that I really like it. One of my…moreI'm currently at work reading the first draft of a novel that I completed last summer. And it's a joy to find...that I really like it. One of my favourite strands of Mitzi Bytes is the bit about female friendships, and I wanted to explore those themes more closely in my new project. It's the story of two friends who meet in their first year at university and sweeps through the next two decades of their lives, and shows the way those lives run parallel and come apart regarding experiences of motherhood and maternity. The "sweep" of it was inspired by Lauren Groff's Fates and Furies, which I loved so much. (less)
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This line from Behind the Scenes at the Museum continues to mean a lot to me, years after I first encountered it: “Albert collected good days the way other people collected coins, or sets of postcards.” I’ve quoted it in blog posts so many times. Running counter to that cliched phrase you can buy embroidered on decorative pillows about how we don’t remember days, we remember moments. But no wa...

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