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We Have Never Lived On Earth

By (author) Kasia Van Schaik
Categories: Short stories
Series: Robert Kroetsch Series

Kasia Van Schaik’s debut story collection follows the journey of Charlotte Ferrier, a child of divorce raised by a single mother in a small town in British Columbia after moving from South Africa. Mother ...

Her First Palestinian

By (author) Saeed Teebi
Categories: Short stories

Elegant, surprising stories about Palestinian immigrants in Canada navigating their identities in circumstances that push them to the emotional brink.
Saeed Teebi’s intense, engrossing stories plunge ...

Ezra's Ghosts

By (author) Darcy Tamayose
Categories: Short stories

Award-winning author Darcy Tamayose returns with Ezra's Ghosts, a collection of fantastical stories linked by a complex mingling of language and culture, as well as a deep understanding of grief and what ...

La grande débarque

By (author) Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui
Categories: Short stories

Avec son premier recueil de nouvelles, Chroniques de Kitchike : la grande débarque, Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui nous propose une incursion au coeur d'une communauté autochtone haute en couleur où se côtoient ...

Barbe bleue

By (author) Charles Perrault
Illustrated by Laura Csajagi
Adapted by Laura Csajagi
Categories: Short stories

Il n'est pas possible pour l'histoire qui va être contée d'en préciser l'époque; elle se perd dans la profondeur des siècles, et la terreur qu'elle a inspirée autrefois a rendu les témoins peu ...

La vierge dans la cité

By (author) Raja El Ouadili
Categories: Short stories
Series: Parfums d'ailleurs

Voici vingt et un portraits de femmes marocaines. Elles ont en commun un désir d'affirmation de soi dans un monde où la modernité et la tradition se confrontent. L'adultère, l'émancipation, la liberté, ...

Tainna

By (author) Norma Dunning
Categories: Short stories

Drawing on both lived experience and cultural memory, Norma Dunning brings together six powerful new short stories centred on modern-day Inuk characters in Tainna. Ranging from homeless to extravagantly ...

If Sylvie Had Nine Lives

By (author) Leona Theis
Categories: Short stories

Have you ever looked back and wondered, What if…?
Meet Sylvie—funny, sly, sensual, and flawed. Like all of us, Sylvie must make decisions that have reverberations for years to come. Unlike the rest ...

We Two Alone

By (author) Jack Wang
Categories: Short stories

A masterful collection of stories that dramatizes the Chinese diaspora across the globe over the past hundred years, We Two Alone is Jack Wang’s astonishing debut work of fiction, perfect for fans of ...

Swan Suit

By (author) Katherine Fawcett
Categories: Short stories

Blending banalities of everyday routines and dilemmas with elements of magic, the macabre and the downright inventive, the stories in The Swan Suit are anything but predictable. In this collection, reimagined ...