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“ The CLC is a thrivingCoady
and inspiring nerve-centre
of cultural and
intellectual engagement,
a nexus unlike any other
in Canada for people who
read, think and create in
both official languages.”
- Lynn Coady, author of Hellgoing 

“As long as the CLC keeps creating exciting
sparks between creators, scholars and
community members, Canadians and others
gathering at the University of Alberta will
continue to cross new bridges of understanding
and challenge each other in vital ways. I am
honoured to support the CLC enthusiastically
today and I will be doubly honoured to
continue doing so tomorrow.”
- Lawrence Hill, author of The Book of Negroes




“The CLC is a treasure of resources for thoseEden1
who are truly passionate about Canadian
Literature. The flurry of events, contacts
and introductions enriches and enlivens the
literary landscape.”
- Eden Robinson, author of Monkey Beach





“The Canadian Literature Centre reminds usEsi-Edugyan that our national literature is an essential part of our heritage, and helps to bring readers and writers into conversation with each other. It is, quite simply, indispensable for our understanding of our world, and ourselves.” - Esi Edugyan, author of Half Blood Blues



“Voltaire dismissed us as quelques arpents
de neige, inhabited by bears and beavers,arithalee1
but while we may not have tulips in March,
we have instead the Canadian Literature
Centre. A coyote hub of celebration and
research, writing and words flourish here,
deep in the boreal forests of imagination. The
CLC cauldrons ebullient energy around the
sparking fire of Canada’s great literature.”
- Aritha van Herk, author of Mavericks: An Incorrigible
History of Alberta

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