This week we got cooking with the right ingredients for five short story books to make your quarantine more digestible, talked about community, writing, and Ma Anand Sheela, discovered a near-future dystopian debut, and more.
No worthy reading list is complete without some debut books to discover from emerging writers who might just be your next scrollmate. Check out the four debuts from 2018 that we're excited about.
Many years ago, when I was an enthusiastic young writer, I took a creative writing class at a nearby university campus. I honestly can’t remember much about the experience (besides of course the absolute horror of twenty of us sitting around a large wooden table and being ... Read more
Sometimes, there’s nothing quite like sitting down with your favourite fictional character and imagining what happens after their stories are over—after the last page of that book is turned, after the credits roll, after that series finale has answered some of your questions ... Read more
It's Valentine's month (that's right: now you feel surly for a whole month) and we've rounded up covers with everyone's favourite Valentines-ey trope: the heart. In our defense, many of them are biology-style hearts. We're sticking to our ventricles on this one.
When I was ten years old, my best friend lived across the street from a haunted mansion. We knew it was haunted, because the house was rambling, deserted and dark. We knew it was haunted because we heard hushed conversations and whispers from adults, but we were shushed when ... Read more
We’re action girls. We get down to business. Time’s a-wasting.
-Zoe Whittall, 2002
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