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Bibliography of Works by Angie Abdou

Books of Fiction

Between  (a novel). Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, August 2014.

The Canterbury Trail (a novel).  Victoria: Brindle & Glass Press, 2011.

The Bone Cage (a novel).  Edmonton: NeWest Press, 2007.

Anything Boys Can Do (a short-story collection).  Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, 2006.

Short Fiction in Journals

“The Bone Cage” (excerpt), Kootenay Carnival (July 2007).

“Shady Valley” (excerpt), ARTiculate Magazine (Fall 2006).

“No Strings Attached,” Grain Vol. 33, No. 1 (Summer 2005), pp.74-88.

“Flannel Nightmares,” The Windsor Review Vol. 37, No. 2 (Fall 2004), pp.5-16.

“A Shallow Lake” on  Issue 7: The Opposite Sex (2004).

“Anything Boys Can Do,” Spring (Fall 2003), pp. 12-17.

“Bruised Apples,” the Harpweaver (May 2002), pp. 45-63.

“East/West,” Other Voices Magazine (June 2001), pp. 24-38.

Creative Nonfiction

“The First (& Last) Time I Attempted to Stage an Intervention,” Elle Canada, September 2014.

“On Motherhood & Truth,” National Post, September 2014.

“On Bitches,” National Post, September 2014.

“On Killing Our Mothers,” National Post, September 2014.

“On Payment,” National Post, September 2014.

Academic Articles

“Speech and Power in Old English Conversion Narratives.” Florilegium: Carleton

University Annual Papers on Classical Antiquity and the Middle Ages 17 (2000), pp.195-212.

Educational Resources

Calder, Alison. Canadian Encyclopedia Entry.

Taylor, Timothy. Canadian Encyclopedia Entry.

“The Olympics: A Novelist’s Perspective.”  2010 Today: Discussion Starters.  Olympic Legacies Project. BC Campus.

Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals & Major Trade Publications, a selection

Boundless by Kathleen Winter. For Quill and Quire. (Fall 2014)

All Saints Church by KD Miller. For Quill and Quire. (Spring 2014)

Landing Gear by Kate Pullinger. For Quill and Quire. (Spring 2014)

The Once and Future World by J.B. Mackinnon. For Quill and Quire.  (December 2013)

Kicking the Sky by Anthony De Sa. For Quill and Quire (October 2013).

Little Ship of Fools by Charles Wilkins. For Quill and Quire (September 2013).

Flip Turn. By Paula Eisenstein.Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2012.For Spot Literature Association Review database (2013).

The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison. For Quill and Quire (June 2013).

Refereeing Identity: The Cultural Work of Canadian Hockey Novels. By Michael Buma. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012. For Spot Literature Association Review database (2012).

Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe by Charlotte Gill.  Forthcoming in The Goose (Summer 2012).

Georges Laraque: the NHL’s Unlikeliest Tough Guy. For Sport Literature Association Book Review database (2011).

Freedom Climbers by Bernadette McDonald.  For Quill and Quire (November 2011).

In Search of Powder: A Story of America’s Disappearing Ski Bum by Jeremy Evans.  For Sport Literature Association Book Review database (2010).

Now is the Winter: Thinking about Hockey.  Eds. Jamie Dopp & Richard Harrison.  For Sport Literature Association Book Review database (2010).

Ritual Imports: Performing Medieval Drama in America by Claire Sponsler. For Theatre Survey 48.2 (2007), pp. 375-376.

Research Presented at Scholarly Conferences by Angie Abdou

“‘Air this thin turns anyone into a mystic’: Extreme Sport as Metaphor for Political Disengagement in Steven Heighton’s Every Lost Country.” Sport Literature Association AGM. Monmouth University. West Long Branch, New Jersey. June 2013.

“Skating against a Ghost: Anxiety of Influence, Women’s Hockey, & Cara Hedley’s Twenty Miles.”  Sport Literature Association AGM.  Springfield College. Springfield, Massachusetts. June 2012.

“Trekking up The Cunterbury [cnq] Trail.”  Sport Literature Association AGM. Orono, Maine. June 2011.

“Dreamers and Desperados: Sport as Subversive Space in Three Contemporary Swimming Novels.”  Sport Literature Association AGM. Williamsport, PA.  June 23-26, 2010.

“Transformative Utterance in Cynewulf’s Elene and Juliana.” Society of Canadian Medievalists. Brock University. St. Catherines, Ontario.  May 28-30, 1996.

“Performative Language in the Old English Andreas.” XXth International Conference on Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies. Villanova University. Villanova, Pennsylvania. September 15-17, 1995.

“Conversion Poetics: a reader reception approach to Beowulf.” International Congress on Medieval Studies. University of Leeds.  July 10-13, 1995

“Speech and Power in Andreas and the Vercelli Book Homilies.” International Congress on Medieval Studies. University of Michigan. May 4-7, 1995.

Updated February 13 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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