September 1, 2018

In Quill of the Dove, Shaw jumps right into two of the messiest conflicts the Middle East has seen: the Lebanese Civil War and the inextricably linked Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Alternating between 2007 and the years 1975 to 1982, Shaw tells two related stories. The...

February 4, 2017

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February 4, 2017

Much of Carlucci's writing is reminiscent of the work of Russell Wangersky. Both skillfully portray ordinary people rubbing against hard times or beset by loss and disillusionment, although with Carlucci, the other-side-of-the-tracks theme plays a larger role. Carl...

February 4, 2017

All in all, it would be a challenge to find a grimmer novel than Waste. The book is bent on cataloguing the depth and intensity of darkness, laying out and comparing the miniature tragedies colouring each small-town citizen like a series of macabre paint chips. Rather...

February 4, 2017

In Salvage, Ottawa journalist Stephen Mayer has delivered a fast-paced, atmospheric, and compelling thriller. A former Maritimer himself, Maher has an ear for Newfoundland dialect, and his characters seem to step off the page. The plot is utterly believable, and crime...

February 4, 2017

The Wendigo has not only turned Sasquatch into even more of a monster than his usual self, but it gives him the power to fade and kill at will. The evil spirit also sows disharmony in everyone and everything around it. As its hold over Sasquatch grows, the town's d...

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Contributors to
the December 2019 Issue

Wendy Hawkin

Menaka Raman-Wilms

Sonia Saikaley

Ian Thomas Shaw

Caroline Vu

 

 

 

Amanda Hale

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