These are the stories we’re watching over the next week. Here is your Weekly Wire:

  • Several prominent Canadian authors, including Margaret Atwood, Joseph Boyden, and Yann Martel, signed an open letter raising questions over UBC’s controversial dismissal of Steven Galloway. The former chair of UBC’s creative writing program and author of The Cellist of Sarajevo was suspended last November amid “serious allegations” of harassment, duly covered by The Walrus, and let go in June. The Canlit community is far from unified in its support, though.

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