Eva-Lynn's essays, articles, and stories have appeared in various literary magazines, such as The New Quarterly, Bluestem, and Guts Canadian Feminist Magazine, as well as numerous academic journals.
Her new critical memoir Take Her, She's Yours was published in April 2020 by punctum books.

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Eva-Lynn Jagoe

The Finca

Published in “Scatterings” series, The New Quarterly, July 2020.

The first notes of Federico Fellini’s Amarcord soundtrack emanate from the hifi. My uncle plays it loud, when the heat has diminished and a cool breeze sweeps through the house, carrying with it the salt of the Mediterranean and the pine of the mountains. The sound echoes in the cavernous high ceilings, spreading out through the arched windows and into the garden, where my mother is deadheading geraniums, inhaling the pungent scent of the broken stalks. As soon as we hear the music, my cousins and I leap into motion...

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Eva-Lynn Jagoe

Novel in Progress

An experimental novel about energy, power and money.

Eva-Lynn is currently experimenting with writing a novel about her family history of British industrialism in Catalonia in the twentieth century. Her fictionalized account narrates the confluence of power, money, and resource extraction that has both visibly and invisibly shaped her opportunities and her worldview.

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Who Are We Trying to Reach?

The case for academic writing that everyone can read.
In an article for the University of Toronto Magazine, Eva-Lynn writes: "Academic writing always felt like a game that I was good at: the introduction with thesis statement, the analysis and conclusion, the copious footnotes, the theoretical vocabulary and erudite references. I found this all incredibly satisfying and even fun. But lately I’ve come to think that it was only fun for me.
In recent years, I’ve begun to admit to myself that I don’t read academic books in their entirety. I usually skip the textual analysis and the literature reviews in favour of the author’s thesis and motivation. If I don’t want to read that kind of book anymore, then I can’t imagine that members of the general public would want to either. And I can’t, in good faith, write one.

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Complete Essays, Stories and Articles

“The Three Sisters. Fables for the 21stCentury. Anthology. Banff Centre Press, 2018.

"What Can You Do?” Almanac for the Beyond. Edited by Jaimey Hamilton-Faris. Honolulu: Tropic Editions, 2019. 112-113.

 “A Monologue” and “Origins and Ends of the World.” Co-written as The Cyanobacteria Collective, Almanac for the Beyond, 102-105.

“Jumping the Break: Wildfires and the Logic of Separation.” Discourse. Volume 40, Number 2, Spring 2018, pp. 231-251.
• Response: “Broken? Notes Toward 2067”

“Depersonalized Intimacy in Sherry Turkle and Spike Jonze,” English Studies in Canada. 42. 1-2 (March/June 2016): 155-173. Winner of the 2018 F.E.L. Priestley Prize for best essay.

“Sexual harassment allegations have changed how we interpret theatre,”Toronto Star, Jan 5, 2018.

Attention’s Deficits.” Sean O’Brien, Eva-Lynn Jagoe and Imre Szeman, eds. “Demos: Life in Common.” Special theme issue of Public: Art/Culture/Ideas 55(2017): 25-33.

On Backyards, Property, and New Mythologies of Belonging.” Cowritten with Imre SzemanLine 6B Citizens’ Blog: A Public Environmental Humanities Forum. Oct 19, 2017.

“I’ll Eat You Up.” Bluestem Literary Magazine. March 2017. Online with Audio Reading.

“Who are We Trying to Reach: The Case for Academic Writing that Everyone Can Read.” University of Toronto Magazine, June 2016. Republished in Medium, September 2016.

On Becoming an Imperfect Mother.” Guts Canadian Feminist Magazine. May 2015. Online.

State of the Discipline: Futures” ACLA State of the Discipline Report. March 2015. Online.

La folie Almayer.” Cinemascope 49 (Winter 2012): 42-44.

“I’ll Eat You Up: Fears and Fantasies of Devouring Intimacies.” Writing From Below. Forthcoming.

Pedagogy, Writing, and the Future of Comparative Literature.” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Revue Canadienee de Littérature Comparée. Forthcoming.

“Take Her, She’s Yours.” Journal for Latina Critical Feminism. 1.1 (March 2018): 30-35.

Promesas de ruina: La ciudad y el desencuentro en Boca de lobo de Sergio Chejfec.” LaTorre 55-56 (2010): 53-65.

“An Act of Listening in Ricardo Piglia’s Plata quemada.” Revista Hispánica Moderna 62.2 (December 2009): 143-162.

“Buenos Aires and the Aesthetics of Defamiliarization.” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 17.3 (December 2008). 299-315.

“Jorge Macchi’s Fractured Narratives of Buenos Aires.” In Light Music. AHRC Research Centre for Studies of Surrealism and its Legacies, University of Essex, 2006. 47-63.

“Degrading Forms of Pantomime:  Englishness and Shame in De Quincey.” Studies in Romanticism 11 (Spring 2005): 23-40. 

“Familial Triangles: Eduarda Mansilla, Domingo Sarmiento, and Lucio Mansilla.” Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 30.2 (March 2005): 507-523. 

“Pace and the Pampas in Argentine Travel Narratives.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 81.2 (2004): 361-377.

“Las herencias colombianas:  Corporealidad y colonización en la obra de Jorge Isaacs.” Cuadernos Americanos 102.6 (2003): 144-62.

“Patagonian Peripheries.” Studies in Travel Writing 7 (2003): 29-45. 

The Disembodied Machine:  Matter, Femininity, and Nation in La ciudad ausente.” Latin American Literary Review 23.44 (1995): 5-17.

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Besides her essays, articles and stories, Eva-Lynn has two published books.

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