Tamarack Review

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The Tamarack Review was a Canadian literary magazine, published from 1956[1] to 1982.[2][3] Established and edited by Robert Weaver, other figures associated with the magazine's editorial staff included Anne Wilkinson, William Toye and John Robert Colombo. In addition, Ivon Maclean Owen was among the founding editors.[4] The magazine was published on a quarterly basis and had its headquarters in Toronto.[5]

Tamarack Review published literature in a wide variety of genres, including fiction, poetry, travel memoirs, autobiography, literary criticism and drama. However, the magazine also covered the best examples of contemporary poetry.[6]

Notable writers whose early work was published in Tamarack include Timothy Findley,[4] Hugh Hood, Alice Munro,[4] Jay Macpherson and Mordecai Richler.[4]


  1. ^ Roy Macskimming (11 January 2012). The Perilous Trade: "Book Publishing in Canada, 1946-2006". McClelland & Stewart. p. 76. ISBN 978-1-55199-261-7. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Eva-Marie Kröller (5 February 2004). The Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature. Cambridge University Press. p. 177. ISBN 978-0-521-89131-8. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 
  3. ^ P. K. Page (2011). Brazilian Journal. The Porcupine's Quill. p. 287. ISBN 978-0-88984-347-9. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d Sandra Martin (11 November 2010). "Co-founder of Tamarack Review nurtured Canadian writers". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  5. ^ Jenny Stringer (1996). The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-century Literature in English. Oxford University Press. p. 656. ISBN 978-0-19-212271-1. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  6. ^ Northrop Frye; Robert D. Denham; Jean O'Grady; David Staines (2003). Northrop Frye on Canada. University of Toronto Press. p. 285. ISBN 978-0-8020-3710-7. Retrieved 1 November 2015.