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Family traditions.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 23 pp.) with handwritten corrections and additions.

McCormack, Eric P.

Family traditions.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 16 pp.) with handwritten corrections and additions.

McCormack, Eric P.

Family traditions.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 17 pp.) with handwritten corrections and additions.

McCormack, Eric P.

Family traditions.

File consists of one photocopy of a short story titled "Family traditions" that appeared in the April 2015 volume of Monkey Business.

McCormack, Eric P.

Family traditions.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 16 pp.) with handwritten corrections and additions.

McCormack, Eric P.

Festival.

21 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

First blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women.

Originally stored in binder. Contains ca. [249] page typed draft (computer output) with a considerable number of holograph corrections and revisions and [1] leaf holograph notes prepared for the work published as First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, By Eric McCormack. Toronto : Viking, 1997.

This file contains the entire draft of First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, by Eric McCormack. Toronto : Viking, 199, which was completed on June 11, 1996. Additionally, this file contains revised sections of this work dated July 4, 1996, and July 25 1996 respectively.

McCormack, Eric P.

First blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women.

172 page typed draft (computer output) with a small number of holograph corrections and 1 leaf holograph notes prepared for the work published as First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, by Eric McCormack. Toronto : Viking, 1997. It appears that the final completion date for this draft was Aug. 1, 1996.

McCormack, Eric P.

First blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women.

Described by author as "final proofread draft". This draft was proofread by Mary Adachi. File contains 218 page typed draft (computer output) with a small number of handwritten corrections prepared for the work published as First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, by Eric McCormack. Toronto : Viking, 1997. [2] page holograph notes also contained in this file.

McCormack, Eric P.

First blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women.

Reviews (both originals and photocopies) of First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women in chronological order. These reviews appeared in Canadian newspapers and serial publications in 1997. In the case of two of the reviews which were faxed to Eric McCormack by Penguin Books Canada, due to unclear copy, it is not possible to determine the sources of these items.

This file also contains press ads which were produced to promote First Blast of the Trumpet.... These ads appeared in The Globe and Mail, on 31 May1997 and on Saturday, 25 October 1997, sec D, page 12.

McCormack, Eric P.

Florence.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Canada regarding their approval of a grant to promote an Italian translation of The Mysterium. Additionally, contains a copy of this grant agreement.

This file also includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from the Italian publishing firm Mondolibro Editore, who were responsible for the publication of The Mysterium in Italy. This correspondence relates to the launch of this book in Florence which was attended by Eric McCormack. Additionally, contains photocopy of an excerpt from Mondolibro Editore's book catalogue featuring information on The Mysterium, as well as a photocopy of a clipping from the October 1994 issue of Dossier which features an interview with the managing editor of Mondolibro Editore.

McCormack, Eric P.

Gittings, Chris: Scholar/Writer?

Letter to Chris Gittings thanking him for previous correspondence and wishing him well with his studies. Eric McCormack also makes reference to the novel he is currently working on and to his teaching at St. Jerome's College.

McCormack, Eric P.

Good, Cynthia: Editor with Penguin.

Includes correspondence with Cynthia Good, Editor with Penguin in Canada. One letter appears to relate to the cover as well as to the French editions of The Mysterium. Other correspondence relates to First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

McCormack, Eric P.

Gould, Allan.

Includes one letter from Allan Gould to Eric McCormack re an anthology of Canadian humour which Mr. Gould is putting together. Eric McCormack is asked if he would be willing to submit some of his "wittiest chapters and/or sections" for inclusion in this anthology.

McCormack, Eric P.

Governor General's Literary Awards, 1997.

Includes a letter from Nicole Brossard, Chair of the Public Lending Right Commission in Ottawa, Ont. congratulating Eric McCormack on being a finalist for the 1997 Governor General's Literary Awards for First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. Additionally, contains a press release of the Canada Council for the Arts re the nominees for the 1997 Governor General's Literary Awards.

Also includes a flyer featuring the names of the authors and of the work they wrote for which they have received a literary award nomination.

McCormack, Eric P.

Governor General's Literary Awards: Material, 1998.

Includes correspondence re the Governor General's Literary Awards in 1998. Eric McCormack sat on the fiction jury in this year. Also includes typed notes on the responsibilities of the jury members and the Program Officer, the list of nominations of Eric McCormack and of another juror, as well as the press release issued by the Canada Council for the Arts re the nominations for the Governor General's Literary Awards in 1998.

Additionally, contains promotional poster produced for these awards. This file also includes a faxed copy of a letter to the editor written by Susan Swan (literary juror for the awards in 1998) re David Staines' attack on the nominees for the Governor General's literary awards which appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on Oct. 21, 1998.

McCormack, Eric P.

Green grass, running water.

McCormack Eric. "Coyote goes slapstick". Review by Eric McCormack of Green Grass, Running Water, by Thomas King. Books in Canada 22, no. 3 (April 1993): 40.

McCormack, Eric P.

Harbourfront.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from Shaun Bradley, Greg Gatenby, Laura Comello, and Tara Lapointe re readings given by Eric McCormack as part of the Harbourfront Reading Series in 1990 (Winter's Tales) and in 1997 respectively. Also includes literary biography of Eric McCormack, a program for Winter's Tales in 1990, and an Event Information Package for the festival in 1997.

McCormack, Eric P.

Harvey, Ken: author.

Letter to Ken Harvey re some books which Eric McCormack has just received from this author and which he plans to read.

McCormack, Eric P.

Haunted.

McCormack Eric. "Horror from Walpole to Shelley to Poe". Review of Haunted, by James Herbert. The Globe and Mail, Saturday, November 18 1989, sec. E, page 13.

McCormack, Eric P.

Homel, David: Author.

Includes correspondence with David Homel relating to personal news primarily.

Eric McCormack makes reference to his teaching at St. Jerome's College, to the novels he has written or is in the process of writing, and to literary competitions in which he served as one of the jurors. Reference is also made to David Homel's literary career including an interview he gave on Morningside, a trip to Greece, a reading he gave in Toronto, and the books he is currently working on. Eric McCormack also congratulates David Homel on his translation nomination for the Governor General's Literary Awards.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults, and other stories.

314 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987: "Introduction", 6 page, "Inspecting the Vaults", [1]-28, "The Fragment", [29]-35, "Sad Stories in Patagonia", 37-53 (p.36 missing), "Eckhardt at a Window", [54]-73, "The One-Legged Men", [74]-84,
"Knox Abroad", [85]-110, "Edward and Georgina", [111]-123, "Captain Joe", [124]-133, "The Swath", [134]-157, "Festival", [158]-183, "No Country for Old Men", [184]-188, "A Train of Gardens -- Part I -- Irenus Fludd", [189]-209, "A Train of Gardens -- Part II -- The Machine", [210]-219, "The Hobby", [220]-227, "One Picture of Trotsky", [228]-259, "Lusawort's Meditation", [260]-265, "Anyhow in a Corner", [266]-281, "Long Days in the Town", [282]-300, "Twins", [301]-309,
*"The Fugue", [310]-314.

Contains some corrections to pagination and handwritten amendments to contents page and introduction.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults, and other stories.

308 page typed draft (photocopy or computer output), of the work published as Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987 in various paginations: "Inspecting the Vaults," [129]-156, "The Fragment," [1]-7, "Sad Stories in Patagonia," [1]-16, "The One-Legged Men," [20]-30, ”Eckhardt at a Window," [1]-17,
"Knox Abroad," [31]-56, "Edward and Georgina," [8]-19, "Captain Joe," [1]-10, "The Swath," [57]-80, "Festival," [1]-21, "No Country for Old Men," [1]-5, "Train of Gardens," [90]-122, "The Hobby," [1]-7, "One Picture of Trotsky," [1]-27, "Lusawort's Meditation," [1]-6, "Anyhow in a Corner," [1]-16, "Long Days in the Town," [1]-17, "Twins," [81]-89,
*"The Fugue," [123]-128.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults, and other stories.

Handwritten and typed (computer output) drafts of some of the short stories prepared for the work published as Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987 in various paginations: "The Fragment", 7 page; "Eckhardt at a Window" (2 versions of handwritten working drafts with varying pagination, one with holograph corrections);
"The One-Legged Men", 11 page; "Edward and Georgina" (two versions of draft one of 6 p and one of 13p.; "The Swath", 20 page; "Anyhow in a Corner", 8 page;
*"Twins", 8 page

Also contains handwritten drafts of "To Die in the City_" and handwritten and typed (computer output) drafts of "The Dear Saint" in varying pagination. These latter two stories were not published as part of the work Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont]. : Penguin Books, c1987. It is possible, however, that it was intended at one time that these stories would form part of this published work.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults.

File consists of handwritten and typed drafts and notes with corrections and annotations for "Inspecting the Vaults" published 1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults.

Reviews (both originals and photocopies) of Inspecting the Vaults in chronological order. These reviews appeared primarily in Canadian newspapers and serial publications, though some were also published in U.S. and British newspapers and serial publications. This file also contains a press release (Jan. 30, 1987) issued by St. Jerome's College reporting that Inspecting the Vaults was released internationally by Penguin Books of Canada on Feb. 2, 1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

Invites.

Includes correspondence from editors/publishers of literary journals and anthologies inviting submissions from Eric McCormack. Also includes letters inviting Eric McCormack to be an adjudicator in literary competitions including the 1993 awards program for the Writers Guild of Alberta, as well as letters inviting the author to give readings at Canadian universities and in other venues.

Other letters relate to Eric McCormack's participation in literary festivals, workshops, and other literary events, as well as to a request for a quote for The Museum of Love by Steve Weiner.

McCormack, Eric P.

Jevons, Catherine: University of Toronto Writers' Workshops.

Includes letter to Catherine Jevons re an invitation she has extended to Eric McCormack to lead one of the writers' workshops which she is organizing at the University of Toronto in 1993. This letter is written in response to a request for biographical information and a photograph of Eric McCormack required by Catherine Jevons for the purposes of these workshops.

McCormack, Eric P.

Juliette.

McCormack Eric. "Sure Excess". Review of Juliette, by Yves Beauchemin, translated by Sheila Fischmann. Books in Canada 22, no. 6 (September 1993): 46-47.

McCormack, Eric P.

Knox abroad.

McCormack, Eric P. "Knox abroad," Prism International (July 1985): 7-17.

McCormack, Eric P.

Linklater, John.

Includes a letter from John Linklater of the Glasgow Herald re Eric McCormack's trip to the U.K. and the interview of Eric McCormack conducted by John Linklater. Also includes a photocopy of a clipping from the Glasgow Herald re the nominations for the 1990 People's Prize for Fiction run by the Glasgow Herald in collaboration with the Scottish Library Association. Eric McCormack was among the authors nominated for this award.

Also contains a copy of the press release issued by the Scottish Arts Council re the Spring Book Awards Press Reception.

McCormack, Eric P.

Linklater, John: Book Editor: Glasgow Herald.

Letter to John Linklater, book editor with the Glasgow Herald, re Eric Mccormack's trip to Scotland in May 1991 and his hope that himself and John Linklater will be able to meet up during this visit.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards : Governor General's Literary Awards, 1997.

Material relating to the Governor General's Literary Awards, 1997. Eric McCormack was one of the nominees in the fiction category for his novel First blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women. Includes correspondence, ephemera.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Canada-Caribbean Region.

Includes clippings (originals and photocopies) from newspapers and newsletters. All of these articles report that Eric McCormack, was one of two recipients of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Canada-Caribbean region in 1988. This was one of eight regional Commonwealth Writers prizes. McCormack received this award for his work Inspecting the Vaults. The Nigerian writer, Festus Iyayi was named the overall winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize in this year for his novel Heroes.

Eric McCormack travelled to London, England to be presented with this regional prize and to compete with winners from three other Commonwealth regions for the overall prize. One of these articles reports on Eric McCormack's impressions of this event. Most of these articles also feature reports on Eric McCormack's reaction to his winning this prize as recorded in interviews with him and provide some background information about his life and literary career.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: Governor-General's Award for Fiction.

Includes clippings from newspapers and serial publications focusing on the fiction finalists for the Govenor-General Award in 1997. Eric McCormack was among those nominated for his novel First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

Additionally, an article which appeared in St. Jerome's College newsletter _Update!_15, no. 2 (fall/winter 1997): 3, reports that 1997 was a very good year for writers and editors at St. Jerome's. Among the success stories referred to in this article is Eric McCormack's nomination for the Governor General's award for his novel First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

Also included among the items in this file is a copy of a news bulletin issued by the Canada Council for the Arts on Oct. 22, 1997 listing the names of the nominees for the Governor-General's Awards and the titles of their works in English and French, in the categories of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, children's literature (text and illustraton), and translation.
Additionally, two of the clippings contained in this file report that Jane Urquhart was the winner of the Governor General's Award for fiction in 1997.

These articles report on Ms. Urquhart's reaction to her win and focus on her literary career and previous literary awards received by her. These articles were published in The Record, Wednesday, 19 November 1997 and in The University of Waterloo Magazine (winter 1998). Both these articles also make reference to the fact that Eric McCormack was short-listed for this award.

Finally, this file contains a news bulletin issued by The Canada Council for the Arts on Nov. 17, 1998. This includes the names of the winners of the 1998 Governor General's Literary Awards.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: K-W Arts Awards, 1998.

Material relating to the 11th annual K-W Arts Awards held April 9, 1999. Eric McCormack won the Literary Award for 1998. Includes clippings, ephemera, printouts, program.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: K-W Arts Awards.

Includes a photocopy of a clipping (The Record, Monday, 12 April 1999) entitled "Arts Community Awards". This article provides information on the winners of the 11th K-W Arts Awards in 1999. These awards are presented to artists in K-W in the fields of literature, visual arts, performing arts, and music. Eric McCormack was awarded the Literacy Award.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: People's Prize for Fiction.

Includes four copies of the same clipping (including 3 photocopies) entitled "Strong Short-leet[sic] for the People's Prize" (Herald, 2 May 1990). This article reports that the nominees for the 1990 People's Prize constitute "the strongest short-leet[sic] of six books ever announced for a Scottish literary award". Eric McCormack's The Paradise Motel is among the six works shortlisted for this prize. Information on all the nominated writers and background information on this Scottish literary award are provided in this clipping.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: Spring Book Award of the Scottish Arts Council.

Includes clippings from newspapers, newsletters, and other serial publications all of which report that Eric McCormack has been awarded the Spring Book Award of the Scottish Arts Council. This award is given "in recognition of high standards in writing". These articles report on Eric McCormack's literary career to date and also refer to the fact that he has also been nominated for the 1990 People's Prize for Fiction.

This file also contains a poster issued by the Scottish Arts Council listing the winners of the Spring Book Awards in 1990.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary festivals: Harbourfront.

Contains a serial publication entitled Harbourfront Reading Series listing the names and containing portrait photographs of all the authors who have read at Harbourfront as of March 1989. Included on this list is Eric McCormack.

This file also contains an advance information package sent to Eric McCormack, in addition to clippings, and a flyer. All of these items feature information on the Harbourfront's Winter's Tales Festival of Contemporary Fiction of Feb. 1990? Eric McCormack was among the authors who gave readings at this festival.

Also includes flyers and pamphlets relating to the Harbourfront Reading Series which took place on June 4, 1997 in Toronto at which Eric McCormack gave a reading from his novel First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. Also includes a copy of St. Jerome's College newsletter Update! 15, no. 1 (spring/summer 1997), which includes an announcement on page 4 that Eric McCormack will be reading at the Harbourfront Reading Series on June 4, 1997.

Additionally, the "Calendar of Events" in the University of Waterloo Magazine (spring 1997), included among the items in this file, makes reference to Eric McCormack's reading during this 1997 Harbourfront Reading Series.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary festivals: Eden Mills Writers' Festival.

Includes pamphlets and flyers listing the program of events for the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 1989 and 1990 at which Eric McCormack was among the authors who gave readings from their works. Some correspondence (1990) sent by the oganizers of this literary event to Eric McCormack regarding the program of events and his participation in the festival is also contained in this file.

A clipping, which reports on the Eden Mills Writers' Festival which took place in Guelph in 1989, is also among the items in this file. This article reports that Eric McCormack was among the writers who gave readings at this festival and features a photograph of Mr. McCormack reading an excerpt from one of his works outside the Eden Mills General Store on Oct. 15, 1989 (The Toronto Star, Monday, 16 October 1989, sec. A, page 9). A copy of the Annual Report of the Ontario Arts Council, 1990-1991 sent to Eric McCormack by this ogranization can also be found among these items. Eric McCormack is among the artists featured in this report and once again the photograph of Eric McCormack giving a reading during the 1989 Eden Mills Writers' Festival in Guelph is featured in this annual report.

Additionally, a letter (July 27, 1992) to Eric McCormack from Christine Adachi, Publications Coordinator of the Ontario Arts Council, expresses the council's gratitude for his participation in the publication of this annual report.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary festivals: The Vancouver International Writers Festival.

Includes a clipping (The Globe and Mail, Wednesday 2 April 1989, sec. C, page 8) which focuses on the "diverse lineup" which characterized Vancouver's authors' festival in 1989. Eric McCormack was among the Canadian writers who participated in this festival. Also contains an information booklet produced for the Vancouver International Writers Festival which took place on Granville Island in Oct. 1995. This features informaton on the authors who participated in this event and provides descriptions of the activities and events which took place.

McCormack, Eric P.

Livesey, Margot.

Includes two letters from Margot Livesey, a member of the academic staff in the Dept. of English at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, U.S.A. This correspondence relates to readings Margot Livesey has given, as well as the progress she is making on her new novel Eva Moves the Furniture. She also praises both The Paradise Motel and Inspecting the Vaults and thanks Eric McCormack "for writing on behalf of Homework".

McCormack, Eric P.

Lunn.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from Janet Lunn. The first letter contains two enclosures. One is a photocopy of an article written by Paul Kavanagh, Head of the English Department at Ottawa Technical High School regarding the Bancroft Prolative. The other enclosure is a photocopy of a story by Joanna Ostrow which appeared in The New Yorker entitled "Used in the Highlands Since Time Immemorial". The second letter contained in this file relates to stories sent by Eric McCormack to Janet Lunn.

McCormack, Eric P.

Lynch, Gerald.

Includes correspondence from Gerald Lynch at the University of Ottawa.

One letter relates to an invitation to Eric McCormack to give a reading at the University of Ottawa in the winter of 1995. Also relates to a job application Gerald Lynch has made for which Eric McCormack's name has been used as a reference, as well as to Gerald Lynch's new book Troutstream. The second letter from Gerald Lynch conveys congratulations to Eric McCormack on his latest novel First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women and on a reading which he recently gave.

McCormack, Eric P.

Manguel, Alberto: Editor, Anthologist, Author.

Includes correspondence with Alberto Manguel re The Oxford Book of Canadian Ghost Stories, an anthology which he has compiled which includes a story by Eric McCormack. Also relates to another story written by Eric McCormack which he submitted for inclusion in another anthology which Alberto Manguel was in the process of putting together.

McCormack, Eric P.

Miscellaneous 1.

Includes correspondence with editors and others re submissions of short stories made by Eric McCormack to literary journals including the Wascana Review, Prism International, The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, the West Coast Review, and Interstate. The file also includes some letters re Eric McCormack's submission of Inspecting the Vaults to a number of publishing houses. Some correspondence also relates to readings given by Eric McCormack and to a conference in which he participated.

File contents also include a letter (Mar. 1, 1985) from the Ontario Arts Council re a grant awarded to the author to aid him in his literary endeavours.

Other items contained in this file include a photocopy of an extract from an article written by Eric McCormack (source unidentified) entitled "Sam Slick Survives". This file also includes a photocopy of a short story by Eric McCormack entitled "The Temper" which appeared in the spring 1980 issue of the Wascana Review. Additionally, includes clippings and ephemera relating to readings given by Eric McCormack. The final item in this file is a photocopy of an article (The Globe and Mail, Saturday, 18 May 1985) entitled "Magic Realism Finds Home in Canada".

McCormack, Eric P.

Miscellaneous 2.

Includes correspondence relating to miscellaneous themes including: the publication of the proceedings of a conference on magic realism to include Eric McCormack's "Sad Stories in Patagonia"; readings, lectures, and other literary events in which Eric McCormack took part (these primarily take the form of thank-you letters); submissions made by Eric McCormack to the journal Descant; requests by authors/editors of publications for submissions or ideas from Eric McCormack; permission to perform "Sad Stories in Patagonia" at McGill university; expression of congratulations on the publication of Inspecting the Vaults and The Paradise Motel and praise for the content and style of these works;
*expression of congratulations to Eric McCormack on winning a regional Commonwealth Writers Prize.

Also includes list of academic staff who were honored at an Awards Recognition Dinner at the home of Alan George in 1989. Among those honored was Eric McCormack for his win of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Canada-Caribbean region. Also includes issue of the Ontario Bulletin (Feb. - Mar. 1989) which includes a small piece reporting on Eric McCormack's winning this prize.

McCormack, Eric P.

Miscellaneous 3.

Includes correspondence relating to miscellaneous themes including:

*readings, lectures, and other literary events in which Eric McCormack took part; short stories by Eric McCormack (both new stories and reprints of previously published stories) included in collections of short stories and in the New Quarterly; a paper about the supernatural in Eric McCormack's fiction being written by Professor Nicholas Mason-Browne; a request from the Nuclear Fishin' Theatre Company to perform "Sad Stories in Patagonia"; reviews of Inspecting the Vaults; quote written by Eric McCormack for book; expression of congratulations on The Paradise Motel and The Mysterium and praise for the content and style of these works; application for a Canadian literature teacher's position with St. Jerome's. Contents also include a fan letter, thank-you letters, and correspondence with other authors and with the artist Virgil Burnett.

McCormack, Eric P.

Miscellaneous 4.

Includes correspondence relating to miscellaneous themes including:
readings, workshops, presentations, and other literary events in which Eric McCormack took part ; short stories by Eric McCormack (includes both new stories and reprints of previously published stories) which appeared in journals and other publications including the Oxford Book of Short Stories; interviews given by Eric McCormack; quotes written by Eric McCormack for books; expression of congratulations on First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women; the Saskatchewan Book Awards at which Eric McCormack was invited to be an adjudicator; and
*reviews written by Eric McCormack.

Also contains letters of invitation and reader response letters.

McCormack, Eric P.

Miscellaneous.

Includes clippings, a small amount of correspondence,and ephemera relating primarily to Eric McCormack's personal interests.

File contains clippings (originals and photocopies) relating to miscellaneous themes. Some of these clippings appear to have been kept by Eric McCormack because they relate to local literary events or other items of literary interest: the Spring 1990 issue of Printout, Words Worth Books' newsletter. The events section features information on a Mennonite/s Writing in Canada Conference on Canadian Literature, an event hosted in May 1990 by Conrad Grebel college together with The New Quarterly. Other local literary events listed here include an evening with Robert Kroetsch at the Seagram Museum, and Joseph Gold and Jane Urquhart book launch also at Seagram's. the Waterloo Chronicle, Wednesday, 8 August 1990, page 9, appears to have been kept by Eric McCormack, because of an article featuring the winning entries in this newspaper's inaugural Short Story Contest. another clipping featuring information on the 1992 bestsellers (Waterloo Chronicle, Wednesday, 6 January 1993, page 15). reviews of works by writers connected with St. Jerome's College. Two clippings feature information on the literary achievements and works of Stan Fogel, a professor of English at St. Jerome's College, and of Kevin Land, a playwright and graduate of St. Jerome's College. another clipping, which appeared in The Maclean's Guide to Canadian Universities in 1997 and which was faxed to Eric McCormack by his publisher Penguin Books Canada. This clipping focuses on the University of Waterloo with emphasis on its co-op program and its academic courses. a handwritten note (June 19, 1997) to Eric McCormack from Nona Spence Thomas? thanking him for reminding her of the "Scottish character", confirming that she did train at the Western Infirmary as a nurse in the 1950's, and that thereafter she worked as a midwife. She also wishes him every success. a short note to Eric McCormack from Paul relates to specifications for the length of a piece to be written by the author, and the date by which it is required. It would seem that the piece in question was most likely a review for Books in Canada. a book catalogue from Collins publishers for Jan. - June 1991. flyers in the form of advertising/promotional materials for The New Quarterly. These flyers provide information on the goals of this publication, and on the content and themes which are contained in this magazine, which features "new directions in Canadian writing". Among the authors, who write for this magazine who are listed in this advertising material is Eric McCormack. Five of the stories which were published in The New Quarterly, later appeared in his collection of short stories, Inspecting the Vaults. applications for subscriptions to The New Quarterly.
*University of St. Jerome's College Calendar (1996-1997). The first page (p. 51) of the section entitled "Course Descriptions and Faculty" features a photograph of Eric McCormack, Professor of English at St. Jerome's College, giving a lecture. Additionally, the information on the English department of St. Jerome's College contained in this calendar (pp. 52-55) includes a portrait photograph of Eric McCormack and information on the courses he teaches.

McCormack, Eric P.

Mondolibro Editore: Italian Publisher: Editor, Lisa Jako.

Includes correspondence with Lisa Jako, Editor with the Italian publishing house Mondolibro Editore, re the publication of The Mysterium in Italy. Also relates to Eric McCormack's trip to Italy in April 1995 for the launch of this publication.

McCormack, Eric P.

Mowat, Claire: (Mrs. Farley).

Includes letter to Claire Mowatt, a writer, responding to her queries re The Paradise Motel, which relate to Eric McCormack's influences for this novel, symbolism in the novel, and other queries about the plot and theme of the novel.

McCormack, Eric P.

Mulhallen, Karen: Editor of Descant.

Correspondence to Karen Mulhallen, Editor of Descant, re a reading which she organized in Waterloo. Also relates to 25th anniversary of Descant in 1993 and a submission which Eric McCormack has been asked to make to a Descant publication being produced to mark this occasion. The final letter relates to a short story Eric McCormack has written for a special issue of Descant being edited by Ken Nutt.

McCormack, Eric P.

Musgrave, Susan.

Includes correspondence with Susan Musgrave re the publication of her poems in the Norton Anthology and a reading she gave in Waterloo. Reference is also made to the possibility of a screenplay of The Paradise Motel , to a book launch of Il Mysterium in Florence attended by Eric McCormack, and to readings which Eric McCormack will give in B.C.

McCormack, Eric P.

Musgrave, Susan.

Includes a photocopy of a letter written by Eric McCormack in 1990 in support of Susan Musgrave's application for a renewal of her grant so finance her literary work. Additionally, contains letters received from Susan Musgrave containing personal news including reference to the novel she is working on. One letter contains a request that Eric McCormack provide her with a reference for a Writer-in-Residency position in Saskatoon.

McCormack, Eric P.

Mystery.

McCormack Eric. "Complicity in Crime". Review of Mystery, by Peter Straub. The Globe and Mail, Saturday, 27 January 1990, sec. C, page 19.

McCormack, Eric P.

No country for old men.

4 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

Nutt, Ken : Artist and Editor.

Letter to Ken Nutt re a contribution Eric McCormack has been asked to make to a special issue of Descant which Ken Nutt is guest editing. This contribution relates to Burke and Hare. Reference is also made in this letter to Ken Nutt's watercolour "Adam Kadmon".

McCormack, Eric P.

O'Hanlon.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from Greg Gatenby and Laura Comello re the Harbourfront Reading Series of 1997 in which Eric McCormack was one of the participating authors. At this literary festival Eric McCormack acted as an on-stage interviewer and the author interviewed by him was Redmond O'Hanlon. A photocopy of a review of Redmond O'Hanlon's book Congo is also contained in this file.

Other file contents include a literary biography of Eric McCormack and an interviewer questionnaire filled in by Eric McCormack for the purposes of this event.

McCormack, Eric P.

One picture of Trotsky.

28 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

Partensky, Jean-Paul: Translator.

Correspondence to Jean-Paul Patensky (who appears to work for the publishing house Boréal in Montreal) re his translation of The Paradise Motel and The Mysterium into French. Also relates to the media publicity which Eric McCormack's works have received in the form of radio and television interviews with the author and in the form of book reviews.

McCormack, Eric P.

Penguin - Viking (U.S.)

Includes correspondence re the publication of the paperback editions of Inspecting the Vaults and The Paradise Motel by Viking Penguin in the USA. Additonally includes a review list for Inspecting the Vaults put together by Viking's publicity officer. Also contains a book catalogue published by Viking for Sept. - Dec. 1989. The Paradise Motel is among the books listed here (see page 4). Some business cards from staff with Penguin Books Canada and Viking Penguin in the USA are also among the items contained in this file.

McCormack, Eric P.

Penguin.

Includes faxed copy of a press release issued by Penguin Canada re the publication of First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. It is announced that Canadian publishing history will be made when this novel is released simultaneously in print and electronic form by Penguin Books Canada in co-operation with Tara Publishing and Canada's Virtual Bookstore.

McCormack, Eric P.

Porte, Sabine: Translator.

Includes letter to Sabine Porte re her translation of First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women into the French language.

McCormack, Eric P.

Preston Falls.

McCormack Eric. "Pilgrims Not Progressing". Review of Preston Falls, by David Gates. The Globe and Mail, Saturday, 28 February 1998, sec. D, page 12.

McCormack, Eric P.

Rat palms.

McCormack Eric. "All Hits, No Errors". Review of Rat Palms, by David Homel. Books in Canada 21, no. 3 (April 1992): 36.

McCormack, Eric P.

Readings and lectures: University of Waterloo.

Includes flyers, posters, clippings from newsletters and newspapers all relating to readings or lectures given by Eric McCormack at the University of Waterloo (UW). The readings to which the materials contained in this file relate are as follows:
(1) Reading given by Eric McCormack on Nov. 7, 1984 in Hagey Hall at UW;
(2) Readings given by Eric McCormack and Ken Ledbetter as part of the UW's reading series sponsored by The English Society of St. Jerome's College, the Dept. of English at UW, and the Canada Council;
(3) Readings given by Eric McCormack and Ken Ledbetter at UW's Theatre of the Arts on Oct. 1, 1987. These readings formed part of the Eighth Annual Arts Lectures;
(4) Reading from Inspecting the Vaults by Eric McCormack in Hamilton on Oct. 27, 1987. This event was sponsored by the University of St. Jerome's College Graduates' Associaton in recognition of National Universities' Week;
(5) Talk given by Eric McCormack in Feb. 1991at one of UW's internal communications workshops organized by the Dept. of English at St. Jerome's College. The title of Eric McCormack's talk was "Telling Stories on Paper";
(6) Talk given by Eric McCormack on May 6, 1998 entitled "Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast". The talk, which took place at UW's Theatre of the Arts, was sponsored by the Friends of the University of Waterloo Library to celebrate UW's authors and the creative process;
(7) Reading at St. Jerome's on Oct. 21, 1998 featuring Eric McCormack.

This file also contains two items for which no date is supplied. These include a clipping announcing that the Faculty of Arts at UW is organizing a reading at St. Jerome's College by Eric McCormack. The other item is a hand illustrated poster announcing that Eric McCormack and The Weathermen will participate at an event at the Kent Hotel to be sponsored by St. Jerome's College and The English Society.

McCormack, Eric P.

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