Month: November 2013

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Author Notes: Rob Benvie

by Rob Benvie

Recent Puritan contributor Rob Benvie discusses his short story “Glassiness” from Issue XXII: Summer 2013 of The Puritan.

It’s curious how a scenario gets lost as you go along. You’ve got to have a scenario, and you’ve got to test it so that you know where the comedy comes in,

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“I Try to Be Conscious of the Various Differences”: Farzana Doctor on Brockton Writers

by Jess Taylor

“I’m quite connected to the [Brockton] neighbourhood. I’m one of the co-moderators of the listserv for the neighbourhood, and I’ve lived here for ten years,” Farzana Doctor told me in Bivy Café at Brock and Dundas, in the heart of Brockton Village. “We often get quite a lot of regulars who are local residents [outside the literary community] who come because they’re just like,