Stripmalling

By Jon Paul Fiorentino
Illustrated by Evan Munday

Stripmalling
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Part graphic novel, part journal, this tale follows one young man`s embarrassing and hilarious journey to literary awareness. Jonny lives and works in a suburban strip mall but dreams of being a writer. He already possesses most of the elements needed to realize his dream?a ... Read more


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Part graphic novel, part journal, this tale follows one young man`s embarrassing and hilarious journey to literary awareness. Jonny lives and works in a suburban strip mall but dreams of being a writer. He already possesses most of the elements needed to realize his dream?a supportive girlfriend, an active imagination, and an abundance of subject matter?but nonetheless finds his literary pursuits impeded by his own relentless stupidity. From big-box capitalism to growing up in the 21st century, Jonny`s irreverent musings are captivating and deceivingly wise.

Jon Paul Fiorentino

Jon Paul Fiorentino is the author ten books including I'm Not Scared of You or Anything, which was shortlisted for the ReLit Award for Short Fiction and Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, Needs Improvement, which was shortlisted for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry, and Indexical Elegies, which won the CBC Books "Bookie" Award for Best Book of Poetry. He lives in Montreal where he teaches Creative Writing at Concordia University, is the editor-in-chief of Matrix magazine, and the editor for the Serotonin/Wayside Imprint of Insomniac Press.

Evan Munday

Evan Munday is the author and illustrator of the Silver Birch shortlisted Dead Kid Detective Agency Series, which includes The Dead Kid Detective Agency, Dial M for Morna, and Loyalist to a Fault. Evan works as publicity manager for children’s books at Penguin Random House Canada. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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