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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.

Cloud.

File consists of typed drafts (computer output, original, 263 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections dated February 17, 2012.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 30 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections dated March 6, 2012.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 29 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections, dated October 6, 2011.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 23 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections dated January 29, 2011.

McCormack, Eric P.

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.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed (computer output, original, 328 pp.) draft with handwritten annotations and corrections of McCormack's novel "Cloud" published by Penguin, September 2014.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 6 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections dated December 13, 2010.

McCormack, Eric P.

Family traditions.

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

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 5 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 30 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections.

McCormack, Eric P.

Family traditions.

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

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 299 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed draft (computer output, original, 8 pp.) with handwritten annotations and corrections.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of handwritten notes written by McCormack for his novel "Cloud."

McCormack, Eric P.

Book tour : The Dutch Wife : Harbourfront, Sept. 18, 2002.

Material relating to publicity and promotion for Eric McCormack's book _The Dutch wife." Includes programme for the Harbourfront Reading Series : 23rd Annual International Festival of Authors, Oct. 23-Nov. 2, 2002, at which Eric McCormack read from The Dutch wife.

McCormack, Eric P.

Book tour : The Dutch wife : Vancouver, Oct. 22-27, 2002.

Material relating to publicity and promotion for Eric McCormack's book _The Dutch wife." Includes correspondence and programme for the Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival, Oct. 22-27, 2002, in which Eric McCormack participated.

McCormack, Eric P.

The Dutch wife.

Reviews (originals and photocopies) of The Dutch wife in chronological order.

McCormack, Eric P.

The Dutch wife : cover.

Colour photocopy of cover illustration for The Dutch wife with accompanying letter from Penguin Canada.

McCormack, Eric P.

Book tour : The Dutch wife : Ottawa, Sept. 20-21, 2002.

Material relating to publicity and promotion for Eric McCormack's book _The Dutch wife." Consists of correspondence, travel itineraries, ephemera relating to the Ottawa International Writer's Festival, Sept. 18-28, 2002, at which Eric McCormack read.

McCormack, Eric P.

The Dutch wife : re draft begun 10 May, 2001, fin. 10 July 2001.

193 [i.e. 198] leaves (typed computer output ) draft manuscript. The computer output is dated "rev. 24/8/00"; handwritten note dates revision to 2001. Extensively annotated, both in type and with holograph notes; pagination of leaves as follows: 1-14, 16, 15, 17-50, 52, 51, 53-55, 54-98, 100, 99, 101-124, [1], 125-135, [1], 136-142, [1], 144-193.

McCormack, Eric P.

The Dutch wife : draft : rev. 3 April 2000, major revision.

240 leaves (typed computer output) draft manuscript. Extensively annotated, both in type and with holograph notes; pagination of leaves as follows: [83], [5], [1], 1-8, 1-8, 1-11, 2-26, 39-51, 62-63, 69, 65-68, 55, 52-54, 56-61, [2], 27-38, 69, 71, 70, 72-75, 78, 71, 79, 76, 80-81, 83, 82, 84, 85, 88, 86-87, 89, 90-99, 101, 100, 102-106, 108-111, 107, 103-103-114. Note on first page: "Latest Aug. 4 '00."

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.

The spirit cabinet.

McCormack Eric. "Abracadabra in Las Vegas". Review of The Spirit Cabinet, by Paul Quarrington. The Globe and Mail (www.GlobeAndMail.CA), 10 April 1999.

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.

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.

The Dutch wife : draft Oct, 16, 1999.

130 [ i.e. 134] leaves (typed computer output) draft manuscript. Extensively annotated, both in type and with holograph notes; leaves are numbered in pencil. Note on first page: "Working on this draft 25 Oct. '99."

McCormack, Eric P.

Arts Awards, 1998-1999.

Includes a letter received by Eric McCormack from Diana Watson, Chair of the Kitchener-Waterloo Arts Awards informing the author that he has been nominated for consideration in the 11th Annual Kitchener-Waterloo Awards and requesting certain information of him relevant to the publicity campaign for the awards. Also includes flyer featuring information on these awards.

McCormack, Eric P.

Crown Publishers (Taiwan).

Includes letter to Emily Chuang and Laura Hsiao of Crown Publishers in Taiwan re the Chinese Edition of First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women which this company is publishing.

McCormack, Eric P.

Bayfield Book Club.

Letter sent to Anny Johnston containing answers to some questions which Ms. Johnston had posed on behalf of the Bayfield Book Club regarding First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

McCormack, Eric P.

Clippings.

Includes typed (computer output) interview e-mailed to Eric McCormack on Wednesday, July 22, 1998. This is an interview which was conducted previously with the author. Themes covered in this interview include: Eric McCormack's experiences of Canada both in personal and literary terms; the importance of satire and parody in his writing; the extent to which the writer figure is a symbolic projection into the fictional world; the materiality of words as both destroyers and preservers; the extent to which his works are metafictions, fictions about making fictions; intertextuality in his works; Postmodernism and his works; the extent to which his writing is genre-centered; the connection between his landscapes and the sense of dread they evoke; whether or not First Blast... is more of a mainstream Canadian novel about a character's growth and development;
*whether there is an aesthetic doctrine lurking behind his works.

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.

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.

Clippings.

Includes four clippings (three originals, one photocopy, one faxed copy).

The first article, which appeared in Saturdaynight 112, no. 4 (May 1997): 105, 107-108 , focuses on the literary style of Eric McCormack's works and looks at important influences on him with special emphasis on his Scots origins. Particular consideration is given in this piece to his most recent work First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. This article also provides information on Eric McCormack's life history focusing especially on his upbringing in Scotland and his doctoral studies at the University of Manitoba.

The second article - _Macleans_110, no. 28 (14 July 1997): 43 - provides a short critique of Eric McCormack's works with special attention to First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. This article also points to the stark contrast between the themes of Eric McCormack's works and the author's personality.
T
he third article (The Record, 8 November 1997, sec. D, page 7) focuses on people from the Kitchener-Waterloo region who have achieved fame. Included among the individuals referred to in this article is Eric McCormack.

This file also includes an article (source unspecified) which was faxed to Eric McCormack by Penguin Books Canada in April 1997. The subject of this article is electronic books. This article reports on the increase in books which are now made available electronically via the Internet. Included among these books is Eric McCormack's First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women made available electronically by CVB.

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.

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.

The Hellmouths of Bewdley.

McCormack Eric. "Deranged Hellmouth Sucks You In". Review of The Hellmouths of Bewdley, by Tony Burgess. The Globe and Mail, Saturday, 31 May 1997, sec. D, page 13.

McCormack, Eric P.

Bryson, Mike: Author.

Includes a letter to Mike Bryson re the manuscript he is working on currently which Eric McCormack has agreed to read. A second letter contains Eric McCormack's comments on Mike Bryson's manuscript.

McCormack, Eric P.

Book launches: First blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women.

Relates to media events aimed at promoting First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. This includes a list of interviews given by Eric McCormack to the media in Ottawa and a reading at the National Library. Additionally, this file contains a list of media events (primarily interviews) attended by Eric McCormack as part of efforts by himself and his publisher, Penguin Canada, to promote First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

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.

First Blast...

Includes three versions (Revised, Revised III, Revised IV) of typed schedule of media events (some with holograph additions). This schedule of events was organized by Penguin Canada to promote Eric McCormack's novel First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. This included interviews with various Canadian newspapers, radio stations, and television stations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Doublelife: drafts.

149 leaves (typed computer output ) draft manuscripts, dated 1997-1998. Extensively annotated, both in type and with holograph notes; pagination of leaves as follows: [7 l.], A-B, 102-107, [3 l.], 1-8, 1-3, [27 l.], 1-74, 1-15, [19 l.].

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.

Burke and Hare.

Includes two letters sent to Eric McCormack inviting him to submit a piece of his fiction to an upcoming issue of Descant to be entitled "Anatomy Theatre".

One letter is from Ken Nutt, the visual artist who has been invited to be a guest editor of this issue of Descant. The other letter is from Karen Mulhallen, Editor of Descant, who refers to Ken Nutt's suggestion that "a contribution on the Edinburgh murderers Burke and Hare who took it upon themselves to create corpses for Doctor Knox's public anatomy demonstrations" might be an appropriate subject for the contribution.

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.

Burns, C.

Includes a letter from Cliff Burns which makes reference to the review of The Mysterium which Mr. Burns wrote and which was published in Necrofile. Reference is also made to Cliff Burn's previous reivew of Inspecting the Vaults. A photocopy of this review of The Mysterium is contained in this file, in addition to a literary biography of Cliff Burns.

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.

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.

Crozier, Lorna: Poet.

Letter to the poet Lorna Crozier re her poetry. Also makes reference to poem entitled Skinhead Hamlet as well as another poem which Eric McCormack is sending to Lorna Crozier for editing.

McCormack, Eric P.

Burns, Cliff: Writer, Critic.

Includes correspondence with Cliff Burns re reviews of Eric McCormack's novels which Cliff Burns has written and re other reviews of Cliff Burns which Eric McCormack has read. Correspondence also makes reference to Cliff Burns' works of fiction and to a play he has written.

Eric McCormack also includes news of developments of his own writing career in this correspondence and refers to a book launch of The Mysterium he will attend in Florence, to the possibility of a screenplay of The Paradise Motel, to a book-tour he was on, to a literary festival in Ottawa which he attended where he met the author Frank McCourt, and to his nomination for a Governor General's Literary Award for First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

McCormack, Eric P.

Eikenburg, Ensley: St. Martin's Press.

Includes correspondence with Ensley Eikenburg of St. Martin's Press re reviews of The Mysterium and fan mail which Mr. Eikenburg has forwarded on to Eric McCormack. Also relates to the progress which Eric McCormack is making on First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women . Eric McCormack requests that Mr. Eikenburg contact Cynthia Good at Penguin Books Canada in connection with what appears to be St. Martin's Press' interest in obtaining the publishing rights to this novel in the U.S.A.

McCormack, Eric P.

The mystery of mystery.

McCormack, Eric. "The Mystery of Mystery", ATC 7, no. 3 (November 1995): 9. This serial publication is published by the Student Union of St. Jerome's College. In this piece McCormack refers to his participaton in a TVO special on ghosts and mysteries. He describes his own experience of seeing a ghost in the summer of 1973 and conveys his own views on ghosts and the supernatural.

McCormack, Eric P.

St. Martin's Press.

Includes correspondence from St. Martin's Press re the publication of The Mysterium. Additionally contains reviews (photocopies) of The Mysterium sent to Eric McCormack by St. Martin's Press. Also includes a letter from St. Martin's Press re an entry for Eric McCormack contained in John Clute and John Grant's The Encyclopedia of Fantasy.

McCormack, Eric P.

Savage Messiah and Descent into madness.

McCormack Eric. "Stranger than Fiction". Review of Savage Messiah, by Paul Kaihla and Ross Laver, and of Descent into Madness, by Vernon Frolick. Books in Canada 23, no. 2 (March 1994): 28-29.

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.

Elora.

Includes one letter written to Eric McCormack by Ailsa Kay, the Coordinator of the Elora Words by the Water Writers Festival. In this letter Ailsa Kay invites Eric McCormack to give a reading from his works at this literary festival scheduled to take place on June 26, 1994.

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.

Beath, Linda: (Film Producer).

Includes correspondence with Linda Beath which appears to relate to the screenplay of The Paradise Motel which Eric McCormack has agreed to write. Reference is made to reviews/essays on Eric McCormack's works and to the Journal dramatization of "Festival", which Linda Beath has requested Eric McCormack send on to her.

McCormack, Eric P.

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