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Book Review
Nov 27, 2014

Interview: Eliza Robertson talks #CanLit

Emma Morgan-Thorp
Are Canadian writers defined by their Canadianness? What is the genre of CanLit even defined as any more? Who should you read? Eliza Robertson answers all these questions and more!
Jun 19, 2014
Photo: flickr/Florin Gorgan

In conversation with author Doretta Lau

Yutaka Dirks
Yutaka Dirks interviews author Doretta Lau and reviews her debut collection of short stories 'How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?'
Book Review
Jun 19, 2014

Doretta Lau sets a new standard in Canadian literature

Yutaka Dirks
Doretta Lau examines the experiences of Asian-Canadians in her debut collection "How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?" and expands on her motivations for the collection.
Sep 24, 2013

Book: Red Girl Rat Boy

Author Cynthia Flood has just come out with a new collection of short stories. The stories range from left-wing life in Vancouver in the 1970s to the personal politics that exist within families.
Oct 16, 2012

On Lee Maracle’s 'Yin Chin'

Margery Fee
UBC professor and "Canadian Literature" editor Margery Fee contributes and discusses one of her favourite Canadian short stories, Lee Maracles's "Yin Chin", for the Babble Book Club discussion.
Oct 15, 2012

How to read a short story

Michael Stewart
Michael Stewart discusses the difference between the asthmatic short story and its bulky cousin the novel and how to appreciate and read this nuanced genre.
Book Review
Aug 30, 2012
Lingering Tide and Other Stories

Review: Lingering Tide and Other Stories

Noreen Mae Ritsema
In her book Lingering Tide and Other Stories, Latha Viswanathan deftly maps out the uneasy borders created by generation gaps and cultural collisions.
Book Review
Jun 16, 2011

The Art of Trespassing: Contested geographies

Noreen Mae Ritsema
The contributors to this anthology take the ancient art of trespassing to new levels by questioning and transgressing not only personal boundaries, but society's as well.
Book Review
Sep 23, 2010
Missed Her

Ivan E. Coyote takes on labels and stereotypes

Helen Polychronakos
Is life easier for a butch or a lipstick lesbian? Missed Her, a collection by Vancouver writer and performer, Ivan E. Coyote, explores many a lifestyle collision with thoughtful humour.
Book Review
Aug 5, 2010

Van Camp spins tales from the North

Jorge Antonio Vallejos
Richard Van Camp's new collection of short fiction brings stories from the North to the rest of Turtle Island.
Aug 5, 2009

The English Stories

Vancouver author Cynthia Flood discusses her latest collection of linked short stories set in postwar Britain.

Book Launch: Every Second Weekend by Rebecca Babcock

May 23, 2012 to May 24, 2012
Sweet Hereafter Cheesecakery
6148 Quinpool Road
B3L 1A1 Halifax , NS
44° 38' 45.8304" N, 63° 35' 40.2108" W
Nova Scotia CA
A book launch for Rebecca Babcock's short story collection, "Every Second Weekend"

Reading of Beauty and Sadness by Andre Alexis

Mar 10, 2011 to Mar 11, 2011
Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium
Toronto , ON
43° 40' 18.1776" N, 79° 23' 14.4132" W
Ontario CA
Andre Aexis reads from his new book Beauty and Sadness


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