Anna always looked forward to summer holidays. This summer is different. Anna is sent to live with her Grandfather, an eccentric artist in his strange new studio. She’s terribly afraid that she will be left alone with her books while he paints every day, the summer dragging on page after page. A chance meeting on the ferry, secret gatherings in...
ISBN:978-0-88982-319-8 / $14.95
ISBN:978-0-88982-305-1 / $14.95
"There's a person here, Roof. You need to come home."
"Here where? In the house? You let a stranger in the house?"
"Well she's just a girl. Or like a young woman or whatever."
My phone was fading again. It does that. Mom got it as a cheap add-on to her own cell.
Or: Maybe the stranger had her hands around Josie's...
ISBN:978-0-88982-318-1 / $19.95
Emilio Picariello is a character who captures the imagination. An entrepreneur to the core, he immigrated to New York from Italy as a young man of 20, and four years later, he had two small stores—one in Toronto and one in Montreal. Like many others, however, Picariello heard the call to head west and landed in Fernie with his young family in...
ISBN:978-0-88982-312-9 / $17.95
In Tumour, her latest collection of poems, Evelyn Lau writes on the edge between her present daily life, filled with its delicious and disturbing ironies, and her remembrance of a past both celebrated and blemished by misunderstanding and cultural collisions.
There is boldness in these poems as Lau confronts the inevitable...
ISBN:978-0-88982-311-2 / $21.95
An artist in China. A bureaucrat in Canada.
On the surface, these pairs appear significantly different. But are they?
Recently separated from Gary, Wendy takes off to China, looking for a transcendent experience. She falls in with two performance artists and has to struggle with questions of artistic praxis, cultural difference...