Putting a gloss on a glossary
Dan Davin’s glossary to his World War II short story collection The Salamander and the Fire was pithy, informative and occasionally amusing, but its choices were arbitrary and sometimes a little off target. It needed enlargement and sharper definitions. This talk explores one of the minor but fascinating aspects of publishing short stories with a glossary.
Kevin Ireland was born in New Zealand where he now lives on Auckland’s North Shore. He has published two memoirs, six novels and many other books. He is best known as a poet and his Selected Poems 1963-2013 was published in 2013. A twenty-third volume of poems, Humphrey Bogart’s Great Sacrifice, was published in December 2016.