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All the People Are Pregnant

"So what if I left language by the pier. Metaphor’s a raft," declares Andrew DuBois as he leads readers through a fractured past and present — from "slummy memories of … 80 View

Fauxccasional Poems

In Fauxccasional Poems, Daniel Scott Tysdal imagines himself into poetic voices not his own, writing to commemorate events that never occurred, for the posterity of alternative universes — … 98 View

Has The World Ended Yet?

Stories

In Has the World Ended Yet? we start with retired superheroes living in a soulless suburbia where everyone gets lost trying to get home. Then the angels start to fall from the sky. Is it … 312 View

Life on Mars

Long-Shortlisted, 2018 Relit Award (Short Story Category) Shortlisted, 2017 Danuta Gleed Literary Award A 49th Shelf Top Fiction Book of 2017 A middle-aged sportswriter gets a new lease on life … 296 View

Mother Goose Letters

The Mother Goose Letters comprises the annotated correspondence between Mother Goose and her cohorts in Britain concerning migration to the Canadian Prairies. The letters reveal both her attempts … 125 View
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Night Watch

The Vet Suite

Full of humour and compassion, Night Watch collects three novellas that explore the lives of rural veterinarians. Wigmore’s vets struggle to stay awake during unending calving seasons, … 154 View

Soft Power

Lyrical yet shot through with experimental and political veins, the poems in Soft Power are engaged with both the here-and-now of a world on the brink and the hope of something better, a planet … 88 View
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The Lightning of Possible Storms

Aleya’s world starts to unravel after a café customer leaves behind a collection of short stories. Surprised and disturbed to discover that the book has been dedicated to her, Aleya … 202 View

The Mean Game

The Mean Game—John Wall Barger’s fourth book-length entry in what might be called, collectively, a savage comedy—bristles with allegories that explore human cruelty and … 92 View
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The Running Trees

Stories

A striking original, deftly humorous collection of stories that considers the quest for truth: how we come to it or alternatively avoid it. A fervently comic debut, The Running Trees leads … 220 View
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Conversation #112

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Has The World Ended Yet?

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Titan wakes up one morning to find that angels are falling from the sky and the world is ending around him. What is there for a retired superhero to do? 14 $1.40 Add
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Love, Ramona

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Part One

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All the People Are Pregnant – North and South but in German – The Battle of Sulfur Creek Trestle – Coffin of Sticks – Infidels over the Hills – Rules for and Secrets … 12 $1.20 Add