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  • The Dilettantes

    The Peak: a university student newspaper with a hard-hitting mix of inflammatory editorials, hastily thrown-together comics and reviews, and a news section run the only…

  • Are You Ready to be Lucky?

    Meet Roslyn, the plucky divorcée eager for new beginnings. Meet Duncan, the British conman with a penchant for collecting ex-wives. Meet Floyd, the lovable, foul-mouthed…

  • Roost

    Claudia, single mom of two, pines for her past independent life. Her ex, after all, has moved on to a new wardrobe, new hobbies and—worst…

  • The Green and Purple Skin of the World

    “In any skin purple is a heavy tone that penetrates to the core.” paulo da costa’s stories get under your skin, bruise your consciousness with…

  • Every Wolf’s Howl

    This is the story of Barry and Lupus. Barry, an exhausted newspaper owner physically and economically on the ropes, meets Lupus, a wolf-German Shepherd cross,…

  • The Crimes of Hector Tomás

    Enrique Tomás lives a quiet life with a large, loving family in an unnamed South American country. But Enrique has secrets. When his second eldest…

  • People Who Disappear

    Shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award. People Who Disappear is the haunting debut book of short fiction from one of Canada’s brightest literary up-and-comers, Alex…

  • Personals

    Shortlisted for the 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize. These are not love poems. These are almost-love poems. Jittery, plaintive, and fresh, Personals is voiced through a…

  • Seen Reading

    Selected as one of the Globe & Mail’s “Top 100 Books of 2012.” Seen Reading is the exciting and unique debut collection of microfictions by…

  • While The Sun Is Above Us

    It is too difficult to release this war from our blood, when it long ago shaped who we are, how we live, how we move,…

  • Hold Me Now

    One Friday, Vancouver lawyer Paul Brenner has dinner with his son, Daniel. They talk about work, health, money, and music, and part ways. The following…

  • Not Being on a Boat

    Rutledge, an aging, divorced man, has treated himself to a Cruise on the Mariola. The Cruise is not just any cruise. It’s the whole shebang.…

  • The Reverse Cowgirl

    Keen, intense, and darkly comic, the short fictions of David Whitton are full of misfits, oddballs, dropouts, klutzes, and loners. You might dress em up,…

  • And Me Among Them

    Ruth grew too fast. As a young girl over seven feet tall, she looms over adults and has a unique bird’s-eye perspective. She does not…

  • Description of the Blazing World, A

    After Morgan Wells’s wife leaves him, a postcard from France arrives. It is addressed to a Morgan Wells—but not the Morgan Wells who receives it.…

  • Not Anyone’s Anything

    Ian Williams’s Not Anyone’s Anything is a trio of trios: three sets of three stories, with three of those stories further divided into thirds. Mathematical,…

  • Blue Sunflower Startle

    Yasmin Ladha’s experimental and provocative novel weaves story, essay, and poem together in an exquisite exploration of the ways in which one can love a…

  • Here Is Where We Disembark

    With her remarkable debut collection, Yukon poet Clea Roberts proffers a perceptive and ecological reading of the Canadian North’s past and present. Roberts deftly draws…

  • Tangles

    What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful graphic memoir, Sarah Leavitt…

  • The Doctrine of Affections

    A poverty-stricken guitar virtuoso navigates the political landscape of nineteenth-century Parisian society as he comes out of retirement for one final concert. A sessional instructor…

  • Bitter Medicine

    In 1976, Ben Martini was diagnosed with schizophrenia. A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty…

  • Harmonics

    Jesse Patrick Ferguson brings music and poetry into conversation with each other in this compelling debut collection. Modeled on the fundamental tones and overtones of…

  • postcard and other stories

    A high school math teacher drifts from a moored boat to a downtown trance club, while negotiating her problematic relationship with an alcoholic older brother.…

  • subUrban Legends

    Joan Crate’s much-anticipated third book of poetry is equal parts revision and reverie, offering a mid-life view of childhood influences and expectations that is stirring,…