Emily gives a wonderful introduction to the site at the official launching on January 19, 2023, at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, with a packed room and people linked in from all over the world. Click here to watch the exhibition opening.
Emily Woster (curator) and I (contributing consultant) had so much fun working on this for the past two and a half years. Click here for the site: The Anne of Green Gables Manuscript: L.M. Montgomery and the Creation of Anne
UPEI kindly shared news of the honorary doctorate. Click here to read their announcement.
Excited to receive a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Memorial University of Newfoundland on October 20th, 2022!
In thematically linked presentations, two keynote speakers Elizabeth R. Epperly and Eri Muraoka contend that learning demands revision, for artists themselves and for those who study them and their work. Click here for more.
Amazing how an interviewer can compress 35 minutes of interview into less than 3 minutes of video! Beth Cavert and I are so excited about the discovery and also about putting the postcards into the full context of the letters (Beth’s Complete Correspondence will do this).
Click here for the video: Lucy Maud Montgomery. Long-lost letters. History. Intrigue.
– Even though she knew what they were, Epperly said turning over the postcards and seeing Montgomery’s handwriting was “this shock … it’s her handwriting. Because she has very distinctive, and sometimes very difficult, handwriting, and to see that and to see the ink changing where she dipped the pen to write, it’s like treasure to find this.”-
50 Years, 50 Voices
Click here to see a collection of video vignettes produced by Robertson Library staff, highlighting individual experiences (including Dr. Epperly’s) and memories of UPEI.
CM: Canadian Review of Materials (Volume XXVI/Issue 22 – February 14/2020)
Click here to read Ruth Latta’s review of
Imagining Anne: L. M. Montgomery’s Island Scrapbooks
Click here to read my first article in the inaugural issue of the Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies: Reading Time: L.M. Montgomery and the “Alembic of Fiction”