Carson has recently completed We All Become Stories, twelve stories of older people recounting their experience of memory over their lifetimes and highlighting the extraordinary changes they made that enabled them to find a place in societies that seldom welcome or respect old age.

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My Grandmother’s Hair (Edgar Kent, Dundurn, 2010) is a social memoir in prose, poetry and visual images — a story of how we are shaped by family and social contexts, noted by Marion Woodman as an “autobiography told with alarming authenticity . . . in the connecting power of myth and of her own painting, poetry and sculpture.”

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