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David Collier


David Collier is the author and artist of the comic book Collier’s and several books, including Just the Facts, Portraits from Life and Hamilton Sketchbooks.

Another classic cartoon from Geist's 20th Anniversary Collector's Edition."In 1982, my dad asked me if I wanted to go for a drive down to Key West for Christmas." more

Comix

A series of lucky events seemed to conspire to bring me to Stettler, Alberta, one day in June 1998. Jennifer, the woman who was in between being my roommate and my girlfriend, was at the Banff Centre and I was on my way there from Saskatoon, where we lived. She had left me fifty dollars for gas so I could pick her up after her workshop, and I had accepted, hoping that when the time came I wouldn’t need it and I could give it back. I did need it, of course. I had been waiting for a cheque to come from the Globe and Mail for one of a series of drawings I was doing for them, and when it was time to leave, the cheque still hadn’t arrived. So I set out from Saskatoon with just a tank of gas and the fifty dollars. more

Essays

David Collier provides some offbeat but on-target advice for cyclists who are fed up with SUVs. more

Comix

When you live in Saskatoon, you find yourself caring more about the details of grain farming then you did when you lived in Toronto or Windsor. more

Essays

ADVICE FOR THE LIT-LORN
WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

What exactly is a preface? How long should it be? My editor has asked me to write one for my first book of non-fiction and I'm too embarrassed to admit my ignorance. Is it like an introduction?

—Still Learning, Saskatoon SK

Read the answer from Geist Editors!

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