Lucile Barker is a Toronto poet, writer and activist. Since 1994, she has been the co-ordinator of the Joy of Writing, a weekly workshop at the Ralph Thornton Centre. Recent publications include Memewar, Room, Antigonish Review, Rougarou, Litterbox, Flashlight Memories, Bat Shat, Snakeskin Review, Hinchas de Poesia, Jet Fuel Review, U.M.ph.! and Menacing Hedge.
The Golden Age was the first place short story winner in the Creative Keyboards contest, a project of the Hamilton Arts Council. Poetry and short stories are also forthcoming in Nashwaak Review and Lost in Thought.
Winds on December beaches. Bad political policies. Smelly socks. Even homicidal can openers.
I write for adulation, what else?
Dickens, Ruth Rendell, P.D. James. I'm a Bronte girl, not an Austen girl!
Thanks for the comment on 'All Will Be Well'. I've not posted here at Fictionaut in quite a while. I appreciate you taking the time to read the piece.
Thanks for finding "oh, Hell," and commenting Lucille. It was totally fun to write, and Yes, it was an eruv instruction! Ha!
Hi Lucile, thank you for the nice note on my story "Colors of Music." Means a lot!
Thanks for the read and comments on 'The I Scream Mantra'.
Thanks so much for reading my poem, "Weak Knees."
Hi, Lucile. Thanks for reading 'Masquerade-II. I appreciate your comment.
Thank you for reading my story HOMESTEADING and commenting. I am still figuring out where to go with Annie, and happy you like her enough to see more. I look forward to reading your works. Peace...
Hi, Lucile. Thanks for reading these three stories: In Distress, Lule of Raw-2, and Teacher. I greatly appreciate your comments.
Hi Lucile, Thanks for taking the time to read my poems and stories. Your kind words of generous praise are much appreciated!
Many thanks for your kind words on "Swimming Lessons," Lucile. Much appreciated.
Thanks for your comment on Cherry Stem, Lucile. And for placing it in the shadow of a giant! Welcome to Fictionaut!
Thanks for commenting and favouriting 'A Black Night', Lucille. And welcome! I'm another newbie here as well!
Lucille, welcome to Fictionaut!
Welcome to Fictionaut!
Thank you for reading and commenting on my piece "He Was Slim And His Eyes Were Wrong"--and for the *