Kerri Sakamoto’s Floating City (2018)

2019-02-11T16:07:34-05:00

It’s fitting that a story which includes the visionary figure of Buckminster Fuller is rooted in possibility rather than history: “It is not intended to follow the precise history of what was, but rather to imagine a story that might have been.” This note precedes the novel and sets

Kerri Sakamoto’s Floating City (2018)2019-02-11T16:07:34-05:00

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

2018-10-19T14:53:24-05:00

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 Atwood2018-10-19T14:53:24-05:00

Nancy Lee’s The Age (2014)

2017-07-24T14:33:54-05:00

Do you hear it when you look at the cover of Nancy Lee’s debut novel? Cue the music: “This is the dawning of….” The Age. It is an unusual title which manages to feel both like a fragment and an expansive concept. If readers do think of the song from

Nancy Lee’s The Age (2014)2017-07-24T14:33:54-05:00

Steffie, Angel, Baby and More

2014-03-03T17:58:46-05:00

When I was in high school, I read Fran Arrick's Steffie Can't Come Out to Play (1978) more than once. I even wrote a book report on it in the ninth grade, when the assigned reading included J. Meade Falkner's Moonfleet and Robert Westall's The Machine Gunners. (Wanted: female characters.)

Steffie, Angel, Baby and More2014-03-03T17:58:46-05:00

Amanda Leduc’s The Miracles of Ordinary Men (2013)

2014-07-11T16:38:15-05:00

When the angels invaded the plotline of "Supernatural", I stopped watching weekly. I prefer stone rabbits and hedgehogs in my flowerbeds, over white winged statues. And when a girlfriend told me that the child she lost at full-term is an angel now, I struggled to keep my face expressionless, silently repeating

Amanda Leduc’s The Miracles of Ordinary Men (2013)2014-07-11T16:38:15-05:00