Quill and Quire

Fiction: Novels

By Kathy Page

Kathy Page’s latest novel is a portrait of a marriage. In this respect, and in its linking of personal and historical events across the 20th century, Dear Evelyn is familiar, even conventional, both formally and ... Read More »

September 13, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Tyler Keevil

Tyler Keevil writes stories about men doing manly things. In this, his most immediate and significant literary predecessor is Hemingway, but Keevil also stakes out ground among a group of younger Canadian writers – Kevin ... Read More »

September 6, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Miriam Toews

From 2005 to 2009, a group of men from the Manitoba Colony of Mennonites in Bolivia routinely drugged and raped female (and, some have suggested, male) residents, leaving their victims bloody, bruised, and covered in ... Read More »

August 17, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels