Queen's Quarterly

Queen's Quarterly
Queen's Quarterly

An Ode to Jan Morris

Lindy Mechefske

Spring 2021 - An Ode to Jan Morris

 

Jan Morris was my literary hero. She was a noted historian, a celebrated essayist, and one of the world’s most treasured and talented travel writers. But no matter the topic, her writing was always unfailingly honest, insightful, and singularly elegant …


Bio:

Lindy Mechefske lives in Kingston, Ontario, and has spent far too much of her life moving between countries and continents – always pining for the people and places she has left behind. She is the author of Ontario Picnics: A Century of Dining Outdoors (2021), Out of Old Ontario Kitchens (2018), and Sir John’s Table (2015). She is the food columnist for the Kingston Whig-Standard, and her work has appeared in several anthologies and in a variety of newspapers, magazines, and literary journals.

 

[IMAGE CREDIT: “Artwork: Anthony Jenkins”]