Heads up: This post is long and image-heavy.
Each year, The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University publishes an anthology of that year’s students’ work. The anthology is called emerge (this year’s is emerge 14) and students are involved in every aspect of its production, launch, and sales.
emerge 14 launches on October 16th (and is available in both print and ePub formats. Email me to get your copy!)
The launch party has to be self-financing, so we had a fund-raising party on the weekend. Most of the money raised came from a silent auction. One of the program’s writing mentors donated three lots of vintage books to the auction. I got one lot, at an absolute steal.
I picked the books up last night,and hauled them upstairs to my home office this morning. I moved a row of paperbacks, raised a shelf one notch, and here is the middle shelf of my glass-door oak bookcase, effective today: