Quarterly Stories: Autumn 2017

2017-10-03T12:38:20+00:00

Alongside the most recent Mavis Gallant collection, I've been reading a variety of short stories, including a collection of African writers, Opening Spaces, edited by Yvonne Vera. The collection dates to 1999 and includes both well-known and emerging writers: The Girl Who Can - Ama Ata Aidoo (Ghana) Deciduous Gazettes

Quarterly Stories: Autumn 2017 2017-10-03T12:38:20+00:00

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril XI (RIPXI): Short stories 2016

2016-10-17T15:39:37+00:00

Peril of the Short Story is an aspect of RIP which I often neglect, despite my best intentions. Not so, this year. First, MOONSHOT, which is edited by Hope Nicholson for AH Comics (Alternative History) contains many elements which suit this reading season. First,"The Qallupiluk: Forgiven" which was originally published in

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril XI (RIPXI): Short stories 2016 2016-10-17T15:39:37+00:00

Emerging and Established: The Journey Prize Stories 26 and Margaret Atwood

2017-07-24T15:04:34+00:00

Just as the jury enjoyed reading the stories submitted for tthe 2014 Journey Prize, other readers can also value the "exposure to a new generation of writers who are extending the tradition of Canadian short fiction well into the twenty-first century". McClelland & Stewart, 2014. Edited by Steven

Emerging and Established: The Journey Prize Stories 26 and Margaret Atwood 2017-07-24T15:04:34+00:00

The Winter Book

2014-07-11T16:20:14+00:00

When I was a girl and allowed to choose my own books for a special occasion, I always selected an anthology. If I'd spotted a book like Rotraut Susanne Berner's The Winter Book, it would have been a shoe in. First, my choice was practical: they were larger books. (Well,

The Winter Book 2014-07-11T16:20:14+00:00