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One-off short stories

The Big Cheese

Emma Donoghue

The Globe and Mail (Canada)

February 2017

In this short story, Emma Donoghue relates the true tale of the Mammoth Cheese of Ingersoll.

The Big Cheese weighed 7,300 pounds and toured the world from 1866-7 before it was sold in Liverpool.

Read the full story published in the Globe and Mail.

The Refugium

Emma Donoghue and nine other Canadian Authors play "Exquisite Corpse"

The Globe and Mail (Canada)

September 2017

What happens when you ask ten Canadian Authors to play a parlour game much favoured by surrealist artists, in aid of Canopy and the ancient forests of Vancouver Island? You can read the imaginative result here.

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