Short Stories (single Author)

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10 Women

By George Bowering

“Literary escapades enlighten and entertain in this boundary-pushing collection.” (Foreword Reviews)

“The maestro is at it again” (The Vancouver Sun)

Ten Women is a new collection of short fiction from one of Canada’s preeminent writers. Each of these stories offers us ... Read more

13 Lives

By Michael Pawlowski

With stories that chronicle the abused, the homeless, the suicidal, those seeking a world away from the reserve, and those returning to the indigenous community to improve themselves, 13 Lives is a fact-based account of events affecting thirteen indigenous persons. In each of ... Read more

16 Categories of Desire

By Douglas Glover

Douglas Glover's collection of stories mezmerizes like no other. A sheer tour-de-force, the collection features eleven new stories that demonstrate that Glover is capable of writing like no other writer. Like a good Beatles album, the collection includes Glover's best new stories, ... Read more

2Instruction Manual for Swallowing

By Adam Marek

Exploring what happens when ordinary people collide with bizarre, fantastical situations, this collection of 14 short stories presents an engaging new voice in absurdist fiction. The stories are grotesque, hilarious, unnerving, and moving: a man discovers he has testicular cancer ... Read more

A Clap for Cadence

By R.W. Dunlop

Whether it’s a middle-aged man travelling to Mexico in search of a troubled sister or a thirty-something restaurant manager trying desperately to hold her life together, this stunning debut collection of interconnected stories unerringly charts the emotional journeys of a ... Read more

A Message for the Emperor

By Mark Frutkin

Plots, intrigue and love against the backdrop of imperial China.This is a unique novel of old China, the traditional landscape of mountains and rivers without end, and life in an imperial city rife with plots, intrigues, culture, sensuality and wealth.Li Wen, a landscape painter ... Read more

A Quiet Night and a Perfect End

By Denise Roig

The days of which Denise Roig writes in A Quiet Night and a Perfect End are filled with Chinese-cooking lessons, wedding preparations, and day trips to the Laurentian mountains. They're peopled by fundamentalist fishermen, mothers, daughters, fathers and sons, the kind of people ... Read more

A Rogue's Decameron

By Stan Rogal

A Rogue's Decameron consists of ten stories - tales - that loosely follow the fabliaux style and are based within the spirit of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales and Boccaccio's The Decameron: extravagance, joy and ribald humour around sex, lust, vice, death and other ?hungers' ... Read more

A Run On Hose, A

By Rona Altrows

Rona Altrows' short stories go to the core of what it is to be human - to cherish a departed mate beyond reason, to love a child to distraction, to keep the faith with a friend no matter what, to laugh in the face of self-doubt. This collection delivers a humorous yet poignant ... Read more

A Small Dog Barking

By Robert Strandquist

Following the success of his novel, 'The Dreamlife of Bridges', Robert Strandquist makes a much-awaited return to the short story form. As always, Strandquist's works explores relationships both familial and sexual, and plumbs the unspoken communications where things go haywire. ... Read more