Short Stories

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This Unlikely Soil

This Unlikely Soil, the sophomore collection from Lambda Literary Award finalist Andrea Routley, is a quintet of linked novellas exploring the failures of kindness and connection among a rural west-coast ...

Music from a Strange Planet

Off-beat, provocative, philosophical, Music from a Strange Planet traces the fault lines of identity and emotional attachment. Grief, tenderness, and longing soak the pages, admitting the reader into the ...

The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead: Sliver Fictions, Short Stories & An Homage is a series of collisions between genders in the realms of sexuality, relationships, art and grief in three sections: Men & Women, Muses ...

Hideout Hotel

In a mining town edging the Australian Nullarbor, Gina sits at the bar and devotes herself to the heart of what she's trying to escape. After finishing a gruelling cross-Canada tour, Dana, an alt-rock ...

Jane and the Whales

In this playful yet poignant debut collection, Andrea Routley muddies the line between the physical and emotional worlds: reality becomes not simply what is in front of us, but a mutable, fragile place ...

Attemptations

By Kim Clark
Categories: Fiction, Short Stories

Imagine you're given the startling news that your body is only capable of having six more orgasms. "It's either buck up or fuck up," decides Mel in "Six Degrees of Altered Sensation," adding this new ...

Talking at the Woodpile

In this humorous and refreshing collection of short stories, David Thompson reveals the charm and grit of life in the Yukon. Talking at the Woodpile is a masterful blend of fact and fiction, history and ...

All Those Drawn to Me

The junction of Highways 20 and 97 forms a rough right angle around which lies the city of Williams Lake. These are the coordinates by which Christian Petersen's fiction can be charted. From the building ...

The Butcher of Penetang

Betsy Trumpener's raw fiction hits quickly, cuts deeply and lingers on in the imagination. Her urgent, unique voice pushes fiction north of what's real. The Butcher of Penetang carves up rare slices of ...

Hide and Seek

In a series of short stories based in her native Britain, as well as in her adopted country of Canada, Margaret Thompson delights us with her pictures of ordinary life... or is it so ordinary? Sometimes ...