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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Robin Richardson

Robin Richardson is the author of Knife Throwing Through Self- Hypnosis (ECW Press, 2013) and Grunt of the Minotaur (Insomniac Press, 2011). She has been shortlisted for the ReLit award and longlisted for the CBC Poetry Award, and won the John B. Santoianni Award and the Joan T. Baldwin Award. She holds a master of fine arts in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College and currently divides her time between Toronto and New York.

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Robin Richardson

Early Illiteracy

April 2013
  Because penmanship became a way to decorate my dyslexia, disguise poor spelling with the perfect curve, ampersand a skirting of the word. Each point spearheading the finger as it scanned, not comprehending.  …
  Sopped in chrysanthemum, she bows in, singing stanzas from Atlantic shanties. Gold-leafed,   plank-walker’s wet dream, to see the wood fold slip, copper nipples milk green towards the ocean’s glass.   Her scapulae of wing and rope, low sails curtain for her encore as she tailgates the grimaced sun.   No one knows about the shimmy she does at…