Chelene Knight

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Dear Current Occupant

A Memoir

Dear Current Occupant is a creative nonfiction memoir about home and belonging set in the 80s and 90s of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Using a variety of forms including letters, essays … 133 View
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Prologue

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I think about all the houses — This is for the teachers — Grade six — Waiting out front of the school to be picked up was torture — When the smoke cleared — Mama 11 $1.10 Add
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Dear Current Occupant: Part One

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House with the sign in the window — Origami house with the handmade roof — Duplex near Fraser Street with the picture books in the closet — Letter to Santa — House with … 16 $1.60 Add
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Witness Statements

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I didn’t have a father — Pack your things — apartment 301 near the low track — white house where some family lived upstairs — most holidays — like a lion in … 11 $1.10 Add
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cracks in the sidewalk

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Walking tour, a map — Broadway and Commercial — 41st Avenue between Victoria and Elliott, back — Clark Drive 2 — Clark Drive 3 — East 12th Avenue (off Commercial) … 20 $2.00 Add
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Dear Current Occupant: Part Two

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She’s at the recovery house for the third time –Apartment on Clark Drive above the Convenience store — For Uncle Eugene — Owl House Women and Children’s Shelter … 14 $1.40 Add
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Mirror Talk

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let your hair down — the eyes have it — these hands — these lips taste water 6 $0.60 Add
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Notices of Termination

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the occupants of these suites must adhere to the following rules — damage noted — I broke the rules on purpose — someone slashed the tops off coconuts so we could drink the milk … 16 $1.60 Add
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Epilogue

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mama, you need to know some things 6 $0.60 Add
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Endnotes

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home — black and female while writing — never sure how the word Dad — the cracks in the narrative 11 $1.10 Add