Our Spring issue is now on stands!

BY NQ

April 2018

Our Spring ssue exploring the theme of Newfoundland and Labrador’s connections with Portugal is now on stands.

Cover art by Genevieve Simms.

The issue features a bold and bright cover by Genevieve Simms, art from Lori Doody, and historic polaroids by Kent Barrett and Mannie Buchheit.

Our features include a story about Joseph Teixeisa, the only Portugese member of the Newfoundland Regiment, a walk though Lisbon with an NL ex-pat studying cultural heritage, and and oral history of RCA’s first collective.

There is also poetry by Melanie Power, a comic by Wallace Ryan, and book reviews and excerpts of new work by Joel Thomas Hynes and Ed Riche.

The issue is available at select retailers, including Rocket Bakery, Johnny Ruth, and Chapters.

To subscribe to the Newfoundland Quarterly, please email nfqsub@mun.ca or call 709-864-2426. The cost of an annual subscription is: $30/1yr, $55/2yr (Canadian), $40/yr (US), $50/yr (International). 

Costume Banks and Conjured Worlds

BY Eva Crocker

As we weave through the racks she tells me the history of specific pieces, like a donated Sherlock Holmes’ style cape and deerstalker hat that was worn during the Boer War. Each costume is a talisman for transformation and picking the right one can help summon a character, conjure a world.