Immigration in Canadian Short Fiction and Poetry

Readings in this collection explore the Canadian immigrant experience from a variety of perspectives.

In Things are Good Now, Djamila Ibrahim tells the stories of immigrants before, during and after their moves to new homes in new countries and the struggles they face in building and maintaining relationships in new surroundings.

In We are Not Pakistan, Shauna Singh Baldwin tells ten deeply human stories of individuals facing unique challenges across Canada and around the world.

And in We Two Alone, Jack Wang charts the lives of Chinese immigrants to Canada from the 1920s to the present.

More readings will be added to this collection in the future. You can include readings from this collection in your custom coursepack along with any other readings on the site.

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Jammin’ Still

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Only a Button

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Rawalpindi 1919

From: English Lessons and Other Stories

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white dreams

From: even this page is white

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white dreams — indian — amiskwacîwâskahikan — fair — talc — antaryami — even this stage — raji — birth certificate says m — cycle … 21 $2.10 Add