Non-Fiction / pb / 160pp / December, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-325-9
/ $17.95

In Minerva’s Owl, Carol Matthews reflects on Hegel’s observation that the owl of Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom, spreads its wings only at twilight. Understanding comes late in life and, as Hegel suggests, the past cannot be rejuvenated, only known. For Matthews, the knowing is helpful. Part grief memoir, part love story, this...

/ pb / 114pp / December, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-322-8
/ $18.95

From strawberry blonde to carrot-top to deep auburn, the work in Canadian Ginger explores the meaning, myths, and stereotypes of being a ginger. Red hair is considered a genetic mutation, with only 2% of the world’s population born with it. Historically, prized as slaves or burned at the stake, the uniqueness of redheads made them both...

Short Fiction / pb / 208pp / November, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-320-4
/ $19.95

Water inundates the lives of the characters in these Vancouver Island stories. While a teenage mother faces her situation, rainwater seeps under the door of her basement suite. A tree cutter, from atop a giant fir overlooking a sweeping ocean view, urinates into his wealthy customer’s flowerbed. A foster child is haunted by the image of a dying...