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Amy Friend

Amy Friend is an artist and assistant professor of visual arts at Brock University in Canada. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and her work has been featured in publications such as the California Sunday Magazine, GUP Magazine, LUX, and the Walrus.


Illustration by Amy Friend

Lord of the WASPs

Summer 2017 | Essays

My grandmother bought her first island in 1952. It was eight acres in the shape of a meaty drumstick, a hunk of sunbaked granite off the eastern shore of the Georgian Bay, in southern Ontario.