The Marvels of Youth by Tim Bowling

Tim Bowling is the author of twenty-two works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. He is the recipient of numerous honours, including two Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund Awards, five Alberta Literary Awards, a Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal, two Writers’ Trust of Canada nominations, two Governor General’s Literary Award nominations and a Guggenheim Fellowship in recognition of his entire body of work.

Hold Your Tongue by Matthew Tétreault

Hold Your Tongue by Matthew Tétreault is a work of fiction built around the final days of Alfred, a central figure in his family even though he lives apart from them. It is primarily the story of Richard, who tries to make sense of his family, his history, and his life through the stories told by and about his great uncle Alfred.