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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.

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 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, 17 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.

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, 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.

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.

Eric P. McCormack fonds : 2015 accrual.

Accrual consists of typed and handwritten drafts and notes created by Eric McCormack for his works "Cloud," "Family Traditions," "Inspecting the Vaults," and "The Paradise Motel."

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.

Cloud.

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

McCormack, Eric P.

Eric P. McCormack fonds : 2003 accrual

The accrual consists of materials documenting Eric McCormack's career as a writer. It contains manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, ephemera, and correspondence.

McCormack, Eric P.

The Dutch wife.

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

McCormack, Eric P.

About Eric McCormack.

Series consists of material about Eric McCormack, his life, activities and career. Includes, clippings, correspndence and ephemera.

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 : 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.

Reviews.

Includes primarily typed copies (computer output) of reviews written by Eric McCormack for The Globe and Mail. Some are draft copies with holograph corrections or additions. Also contains some correspondence received by Eric McCormack from the staff of this newspaper re specifications, fees etc. for reviews written by him. Also contains some correspondence re reviews Eric McCormack wrote for The Toronto Star and Books in Canada.

Additionally contains memos from staff at the New Quarterly at the University of Waterloo, as well as a piece entitled "Being-In-Itself Revisited" by Richard Holmes at the University of Waterloo which was published in Dialogue in 1984.

McCormack, Eric P.

Alianza Editorial.

Letter sent to Cristina granting permission to Alianza Editorial to publish the story "Birthday Present" in the anthology they are working on.

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.

Correspondence.

Series consists of cards, letters and printouts of e-mails to and from Eric P. McCormack.

McCormack, Eric P.

Eric P. McCormack fonds.

The fonds consists of materials documenting Eric McCormack's career as a writer. It contains manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, ephemera, and correspondence.

McCormack, Eric P.

About Eric McCormack: Biographical.

This series contains primarily news clippings and serial publications containing articles with a biographical and/or critical focus. They relate to Eric McCormack's life history with special emphasis on the development of his career as an author and on the works of fiction which he has had published to date. A large number of these materials also relate specifically to Eric McCormack's receipt of and/or nomination for receipt of various literary awards.

Finally, a number of materials, including news clippings, correspondence, and ephemera relating primarily to Eric McCormack's personal interests, are grouped together in a miscellaneous file within this series.

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.

Readings and lectures: miscellaneous.

Includes flyers produced for various diferent readings and lectures given by Eric McCormack. They include a reading which took place at the University of Ottawa in Feb. 1987 sponsored by the Department of English and Continuing Education with the support of the Canada Council. Also includes a reading given by Eric McCormack for the English department at the University of Windsor in Mar. 1989.

Readings given by Eric McCormack for the Tuesday Night Café Theatre in Montreal? as part of a drama entitled "Dark Light Stories" also feature in another flyer contained in this file. A ticket to the launching event for Gothic, a journal of literary fiction, is also included in this file. Eric McCormack was a special guest at this event. Finally, flyers which were produced for the Fall Reading Series of the Forest City Gallery, in which Eric McCormack was one of the participating writers, are also among the items in this file.

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.

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 man in the closet.

McCormack Eric. "On the Trail of the Grown-up Bogeyman". Review of The Man in the Closet, by Roch Carrier, translated by Sheila Fischman. (clipping : source unspecified)

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.

Readings and lectures: bookstores.

Includes photocopies of flyers, and items in newsletters and newspapers relating to readings of Eric McCormack's works sponsored by Words Worth Books. This includes a reading given by the author at Seagram's Museum in Feb. 1989, in addition to a reading held in Nov. 1992 at the Canadian Clay and Glass Museum in Waterloo, Ont as part of Words Worth Books' "Fall 92 Author Series".

Flyers for other author events sponsored by various bookstores and publishers are also included in this file. Eric McCormack gave readings at all of these events. These include an author event (n.d.) hosted by McNally Robinson, the Fall Reading Series sponsored by Provident Bookstore in Waterloo (n.d.), in addition to an author event hosted by HarperCollins and Fanfare Books to mark 25 years of Descant Magazine.

Also included in this file are a flyer, and two clippings relating to an event sponsored by The New Quarterly entitled "Wine, Writers and Song : An Evening of Unconventional Love Stories", which took place on Feb. 14, 1996 at the Seagram Museum in Waterloo, Ont. Eric McCormack wrote short stories for The New Quarterly including some of the stories which later on formed part of Inspecting the Vaults. The author was among those who gave readings at this event.

McCormack, Eric P.

Correspondence to Eric P. McCormack.

This series includes correspondence to Eric McCormack in the form of letters, faxes, and a few e-mail print-outs. Also includes some supporting documents including news clippings, application forms, grant agreements, press releases, typed literary biographies, handwritten notes, typed copies of book reviews written by Eric McCormack, and ephemera. This includes correspondence conducted by Eric McCormack with his publishers as well as with the editors of literary journals and anthologies to which this author has contributed his work.

Some of this correspondence was conducted with other authors, poets, and artists regarding Eric McCormack's works or their own work. Also contains correspondence with the organizers of conferences, workshops, readings/lecture series, literary festivals and other literary events in which Eric McCormack took part. Some correspondence relates to reviews of Eric McCormack's works, while other correspondence relates to reviews of other peoples' works written by him primarily for The Globe and Mail.

Additional correspondence relates to literary competitions in which Eric McCormack was invited to be an adjudicator. Applications for grants from the Canadian government, literary awards won by this author, requests for permission to reproduce Eric McCormack's works of fiction, as well as praise for this author's works from fans, form the subjects of other correspondence.

Note that the large majority of correspondence in this series consists of correspondence received by Eric McCormack, which was subsequently divided into titled folders by him. A small amount of the correspondence in this series was sent by Eric McCormack.

There is much overlap in terms of themes and correspondents between series 2.1 and series 2.2 and in some cases where the topic or matter being addressed in correspondence in one file is unclear, this is often clarified by reference to other files where the same topic forms the subject of the correspondence.

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.

Correspondence From Eric P. McCormack.

This series includes correspondence from Eric McCormack in the form of letters, faxes, and a few e-mail print-outs. Also includes some supporting documents including news clippings, application forms, grant agreements, press releases, typed literary biographies, handwritten notes, typed copies of book reviews written by Eric McCormack, and ephemera. This includes correspondence conducted by Eric McCormack with his publishers as well as with the editors of literary journals and anthologies to which this author has contributed his work.

Some of this correspondence was conducted with other authors, poets, and artists regarding Eric McCormack's works or their own work. Also contains correspondence with the organizers of conferences, workshops, readings/lecture series, literary festivals and other literary events in which Eric McCormack took part. Some correspondence relates to reviews of Eric McCormack's works, while other correspondence relates to reviews of other peoples' works written by him primarily for The Globe and Mail.

Additional correspondence relates to literary competitions in which Eric McCormack was invited to be an adjudicator. Applications for grants from the Canadian government, literary awards won by this author, requests for permission to reproduce Eric McCormack's works of fiction, as well as praise for this author's works from fans, form the subjects of other correspondence.

There is much overlap in terms of themes and correspondents between series 2.1 and series 2.2 and in some cases where the topic or matter being addressed in correspondence in one file is unclear, this is often clarified by reference to other files where the same topic forms the subject of the correspondence.

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.

Crusz, Rienzi: Reference.

Letter of reference written by Eric McCormack in support of Rienzi Crusz's grant application to finance his continued work on his proposed book of poems entitled The Beatitudes of Ice.

McCormack, Eric P.

The mysterium.

Ca. [343] page typed (computer output) draft , prepared for the work published as The Mysterium, by Eric McCormack. Toronto : Viking, 1992. Includes typed (computer output) draft, [1]-272, with a small number of holograph corrections. This appears to be one of the final drafts of this work from 1992. This file also includes ca. [71] page largely unpaginated typed (computer output) draft with a large number of holograph corrections and revisions in addition to some holograph notes. This latter draft dates from an earlier period which is unspecified.

McCormack, Eric P.

Works by Eric P. McCormack: Reviews.

This series includes both news clippings (primarily from The Globe and Mail) and typed copies in the form of book reviews, as well as issues of Books in Canada containing book reviews written by Eric McCormack.

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.

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.

Vancouver Writer's Festival.

Includes correspondence received and sent by Eric McCormack re the Vancouver Writers Festival in which the author participated in 1989, 1992 and in 1996. File contents also include programs for this festival in 1989, 1992 and 1996, a blank postcard, flyers, some handwritten holograph notes, and airline tickets.

Also includes flyer and poster produced for another writer's festival in Sidney, B.C. in which Eric McCormack participated probably in the 1990s (year not specified).

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.

Bourgois.

Includes a letter from Sabine Porte in Paris, France thanking Eric McCormack for answering her query which appears to relate to the French translation of First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

Also contained in this file are two clippings which appeared in the French press in 1993 and 1994. The life story and literary achievements of Eric McCormack form the focus of one article, while the other article treats of works of fantasy generally and reference is made to the works of Eric McCormack.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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