File contains a review of Blind Date by Bill Gaston; reviews of The Book of Fear by Janice Kulyk Keefer, Libby Scheier, Adrian Fowler, and David Sharpe; reviews of Middlewatch. Also included are Susan Kerslake's review of Illness and Healing: Images of Cancer, published in Atlantic Provinces Book Review, three drafts with edits, and a handwritten note with edits from Elizabeth; and a photocopied article Writing for the Yankee Dollar, by Keith Mallard, which features Kerslake.
File also contains conference schedules and information, requests to publish excerpts of Susan Kerslake's talk and poems, copies of the poems featured, a list of conference participants, correspondence, and an article about the conference describing Kerslake's involvement.
Series contains reviews and articles relating to Kerslake’s work and writing. Materials include newspaper clippings, photocopies of reviews from journals or papers, and papers written as class assignments (including an original interview). Material also includes one review and edits written by Kerslake.
Series contains materials related to Kerslake’s involvement with organizations or events related to her writing. The organizations represented in the series are the Writer’s Federation of Nova Scotia, the Writer’s Council of Nova Scotia, and CBC. The events represented in this series are the Dalhousie Medical School’s Medicine and the Humanities event, the Maritime Writer’s Workshop, and an Arts Festival.
File contains correspondence with George Peabody. Materials include one handwritten letter to Kerslake requesting permission to reprint "Soft Body Parts" (as well as "Did You Ever ...") from "The Book of Fears," and one blank permission to reprint form.
File contains correspondence from various publishers regarding contracts and royalties. Publishers include Pottersfield Press, Ragweed Press, and Aya Press. Materials also include financial statements related to book sales, agreements and a handwritten letter.
File contains correspondence with the Canada Council. Materials include two letters from the Canada Council to Kerslake regarding royalty payments and requesting an opinion on a manuscript, "Guyana Betrayal." It also includes a letter from Kerslake critiquing the manuscript. File also contains completed Canada Council forms, including a writer's report on short-term residency, a writer's report on public reading, letters of appraisal.
File contains correspondence with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Materials include a typed letter from CBC to Kerslake and Pottersfield Press requesting permission to record an eight-minute reading of "Blind Date."