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Monster Child by Rahela Nayebzadah is a brief, intense attack of a novel capable of leaving one breathless and uncomfortably provoked—and this isn’t a bad thing. Discomfort challenges you. It can change you.
The poems in this collection are ripe to bursting with feeling. Their richness comes from the deep truths
that give rise to them. This is a moving work. The Blue Dragonfly is a melody for the spectacle of trauma; a butterfly dancing through a dark landscape; a tragedy undone by poetry.
In Skov-Nielsen’s thrumming debut, The Knowing Animals, our consciousness is interconnected with the surrounding trees, bugs, rivers, atmospheres, and cosmos.
An interview with Bill Arnott, award-winning author of Gone Viking: A Travel Saga and Gone Viking: Beyond Boundaries.
Creeland is a poetry collection concerned with notions of home and the quotidian attachments we feel to those notions, even across great distances.
Screenfarers: Nurturing Deliberate Action in a Digital World, is a practical guide to using the internet without being used and passing this skill on to others.
In The Last Time I Saw Her, friends and family are pitted against each other after a tragic accident leaves behind shattered relationships and shocking secrets. A riveting novel by a new voice in teen fiction.
Winter in June is a collection of flash fiction and prose poems from multimedia artist Lorette C. Luzajic, editor of The Ekphrastic Review (TER), a literary journal focusing on that rich facet of creativity – art inspired by other art.
Eve Mills Allen, a New Brunswick mental health therapist, has written the profoundly moving story of Jeremias, who at the age of 11 led his family to safety during the Guatemalan genocide against the Mayan peoples. Jeremias breaks the silence as he shares his memories with the author Eve Mills Allen over several years, and we learn how inadequate our mental health system is to fully heal those traumatized by war and genocide.
Death on Darby’s Island is a murder-mystery set in the outport community of Darby’s Island in the mid-seventies.
“Sarah Tolmie’s Disease is a strangely funny book about fictitious diseases and psychological conditions. Presented in a scholarly tone that resembles a series of academic case studies, this book looks at some bizarre ailments that range from scavenging, a psychological affliction in which people compulsively move into old houses, to a poor guy who developed an allergy to comedy.
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.
Kelley Jo Burke is an award-winning Regina playwright, creative nonfiction writer and documentarian, and was for many years host of CBC Radio’s SoundXchange.
When Thomas Morley, a young Newfoundland fisherman, is rescued from death by the local witch, he discovers he has the ability to cure sickness and charm blood. A gift, he is told, until seizures and blackouts have him glancing into the future, a place that frightens and confuses him. With folk lore and superstition roiling his world, he knows he’s cursed.
Independent bookstores are a story of perseverance and connection, Bill Arnott says.