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North America Short stories
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Loretta and Alexander : from the Toronto Star

File contains a newspaper clipping of Budge Wilson's short story "Loretta and Alexander" as it appeared in the Toronto Star. This story was the "Judges' Choice" winner of the Star short story contest.

The sale in Magook, no. 2

File contains a copy of Magook No. 2 (1977), which contains Budge Wilson's short story "The Sale."

The unmanageable monster : drafts

File contains three annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "The Unmanageable Monster" (or "Manfred, the Unmanageable Monster"), which was published in the Canadian Children's Annual (1983).

My war : first typed draft

File contains an annotated, typed draft (with an inserted handwritten page) of Budge Wilson's short story "My War" (previously titled "My Lovely War"), which was published in "Notes Across the Aisle" (Thistledown Press).

My war : second final copy

File contains an annotated, typed draft of Budge Wilson's short story "My War," which was published in "Notes Across the Aisle" (Thistledown Press). The file also includes an invoice from L. Marie Davis for the "Disk and 2 print copies of manuscript 'My War'".

The dress : final copy

File contains a typed version of Budge Wilson's short story "The Dress," which was published in the anthology "The Courtship" (1994) and in the University of Windsor Review.

Assorted documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

File includes a letter to children's author Claire MacKay and copies of publications that include stories by Joyce Barkhouse, including Hi Venture magazine and the Canadian Children's Literature journal. The file also includes photographs of Blomidon, King's County, Nova Scotia and the Town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, in addition to copies of poems, birthday invitations, an edited biography of Joyce Barkhouse from the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia website, and family history documents.

Big little Jerome : Crackers magazine

File contains the Crackers magazine that includes Budge Wilson's short story "Big Little Jerome," as well as a typed page with Wilson's original ending to the story, which was cut by Crackers and other anthologies in which the story appears.

The metaphor : drafts and clippings

  • MS-2-650.2004-048, Box 38, Folder 7
  • File
  • March 1982 - October 1983
  • Part of Budge Wilson fonds

File contains a draft of Budge Wilson's short story "The Metaphor" and clippings of it from Chatelaine (October 1983).

The sale : in Magook

File contains a draft and two copies of Budge Wilson's short story "The Sale," which was published in "Magook."

Three voices : drafts and correspondence

File contains three annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "Three Voices," which was published in Chatelaine (February 1983), and correspondence about the story.