Marvyne Jenoff fonds
Second accrual.-- [196-]-2008; predominant 1997-2008 . 25 cm
of textual records. 1 computer disk.
F.1 Several drafts of Hercules by My Side (title varies).
2002-3. Final draft sent to Prism International contest.
F.2 Several drafts of Truth, Earring, Microwave (also entitled
Poetry in the Age of the Microwave: A Thriller). 15 August
2004-26 February 2005.
F.3 Drafts 2-4 of Happily Ever After. 7-12 July 2001.
F.4 Drafts and proof of Alive, Unique with correspondence
and e-mails with Carol Malyon and including editorial input from
Anne Denoon and Mary Frances Coady, 2006-07. Published in Carol Malyon,
ed., Imagination in Action (Toronto: The Mercury Press, 2007),
F.5 8 drafts of Soon, 7 April-7 May 2004. With issue of
Tongue 5, (December 2006) where the poem was published.
F.6-7 Poetry drafts, Folders A-B. Drafts of poems for Marja Moens (Maria
Jacobs)s annual poetry party. Participants are given 12 words
(taken from a poem unknown to the participants) to use in writing a
poem Drafts of unfinished and unpublished work. 2004-07.
F.1 Fiction. Drafts of incomplete and unpublished work: Glue
in the Hands of the Enemy, Authors Photos, and
F.2 League of Canadian Poets. Copies of 4 issues of the newsletter with
Jenoffs editorials and accompanying correspondence in editing
the newsletter, 1999.
F.3 The Writers Union of Canada. Copies of the Unions newsletter
with Jenoffs contributions (she is also on the editorial team):
announcement of art show in Members Activities, March 2002; obituary
of Joan Bodger, December 2002; letter, Fall 2005; and photograph, Winter
F.4 Mensa Canada. Issues of newsletters with various contributions.
Montage, the Mensa Toronto newsletter, containing On Aging,
MC2, the Mensa Canada Newsletter, containing the following
contributions: Dark Light, reproductions of watermedia paintings,
February/March 2002; Painless, Bloodless, June/July 2004;
Who Are You? (typescript On the Obvious), January
2006; :Who Are You? (dream job), March 2006; Intellectual
without Content and The Fox, the Grapes, and the Author,
January 2007; Reflections on a Gifted Childhood, March 2007;
and Something of Nothing (photography), September 2007.
F.5 Stanley Knowles Housing Co-operative Newsletter. Containing
essays, January 2003, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Fall 2005, Spring 20007,
and undated sheet.
F.6 Arts and Letters Club of Toronto. Containing newsletters mentioning
Jenoffs speaking engagements at the Club, skits for their Spring
Revue, plus program, April 2007; and outline of talk about publishing,
F.7 Correspondence and mentions, including:
Seymour Mayne, 7 January 1997
Quill & Quire, September 1999, Jenoff referred to in article
by Mary Soderstrom
Hamilton Poetry Award (juror), correspondence with organizers, 1999
The University of Toronto Canadian Poets website, drafts of her
application to be listed, 14 February 2007
Toronto Public Libraries, correspondence re: donating books, 1997
McMaster University, correspondence re donating archives, 2 May 200
Essay on designs for embroidered handbags, early 1960s, and other shorter
F.8 Contest submissions (unsuccessful).
Note: This accrual also includes the following books that have been
catalogued separately for Res. Coll.: four chapbooks produced by Twoffish
Press (Jenoffs publishing imprint), 2006-7 (Anniversary Portrait
1959; Happily Ever After; Hercules by My Side; and Truth, Earring, Microwave);
and Carol Malyon, ed., Imagination in Action: Thoughts on Creativity
by Painters, Sculptors, Musicians, Poets, Novelists, Teachers, Actors
(Toronto: The Mercury Press, 2007).