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This Is How You Start to Disappear

By (author) Astrid Blodgett
Categories: Short stories
Series: Robert Kroetsch Series

This Is How You Start to Disappear is a new collection of engaging, tension-filled stories interested in the ways we don’t understand each other and how we respond to each other, especially in the midst ...


By (author) Anuja Varghese
Categories: Short stories

Genre-blending stories of transformation and belonging that centre women of colour and explore queerness, family, and community.

A couple in a crumbling marriage faces divine intervention. A woman dies ...

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

Finalist for the 2022 Atwood Gibson Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

Elegant, surprising stories about Palestinian immigrants in Canada navigating their identities in circumstances that push them to the emotional ...

Rang de la Dérive

By (author) Lise Tremblay
Categories: Short stories

La nuit ce ne sont pas les chaleurs qui me réveillent mais la honte, et cela dure depuis des mois. Le plus dur, c’est que je sais qu’elle est là depuis longtemps. Je l’ai combattue. Il y avait ...


By (author) Kate Cayley
Categories: Short stories

Linked short stories about families, nascent queers, and self-deluded utopians explore the moral ordinary strangeness in their characters’ overlapping lives. Householders moves effortlessly from the ...


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 ...