OTHER PUBLISHED WORKS
by Beverley Hopwood
Our dog now has several Portuguese phrases under her collar. I’ve rehearsed them often enough, though with every repetition she turns her head in puzzlement. ‘What are you talking about, Mommy Is food involved?’
Blank Spaces magazine, March 2018 Vol2, Issue 3 Website: BLANK SPACES
Short Stories 1 includes 4 short stories and excerpts from Beverley Hopwood's books."The Sweater" written from a five-year old's point of view whose family has moved in with her grandmother after the death of her mother. "I See Jacques" is about two friends from abusive homes and a hope that carries on into adulthood. "The Visit" is a poignant story of a visitor to a psychiatric unit. "Waiting for Afonso" set in Portugal, tells the story of a woman waiting for the love of her life. Two excerpts: "Letter to Olive" is an excerpt from No One Told. Olive finds the letter in her grandparent's safety deposit box. "Trenton, Ontario 1920" is an excerpt from the genealogical narrative Kate and Ozzie, the story of Hopwood's maternal grandparents.
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