Mark Anthony Jarman's writings run the gamut from fiction to poetry to travel writing. A graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop, he has been shortlisted for the O. Henry Prize and has won the Gold National Magazine Award in nonfiction, the Maclean-Hunter Endowment Award (twice), and the Jack Hodgins Fiction Prize. He is the author of 19 Knives, New Orleans is Sinking, Dancing Nightly in the Tavern, and the travel book Ireland's Eye. His novel Salvage King Ya! is on Amazon.ca’s 50 Essential Canadian Books. His stories have appeared in the Walrus, Canadian Geographic, Hobart, the Barcelona Review, Vrig Nederland, and the Globe and Mail. He currently teaches at the University of New Brunswick and is the fiction editor of the Fiddlehead.
Just last year this country’s oldest independent publisher celebrated its 60th birthday. Goose Lane Editions, based in Fredericton, New Brunswick has been publishing books since 1954 but before that it was actually a literary magazine.
Paul Rasmussen is a young ethnographer, an academic, and a sexually active man--or at least he had been. That was before the cancer. Before the surgery. Before his impotence. Now, at thirty-three, Paul is broken, angry, defeated and, in his own way, healing. Struggling to come ... Read more
Douglas Glover deals with love of any and every kind in his latest collection of stories, Savage Love, published by Goose Lane Editions in 2013. Steven W. Beattie declared this the best book he read in 2013 and Chatelaine says Glover's stories are "wildly creative." If you need ... Read more
It finally feels like spring has sprung (at least in this part of Canada) and in publishing a new season means lots of new books to read and talk about. We're lucky this new season came with so many great short story collections, including today's featured Full of Lit contributor, ... Read more
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