Quill and Quire

Fiction: Novels

By Kara Stanley

Seventeen-year-old Lou James recalls her journalist father saying to her in a moment of reflection, “Maybe there is no point in living or dying, other than the overarching point that we are biological organisms trying ... Read More »

October 31, 2017 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Linda Spalding

The biblical principle of the sins of the father being visited upon the sons is very much at play in Linda Spalding’s follow-up to her 2012 Governor General’s Literary Award winner, The Purchase. That novel ... Read More »

October 17, 2017 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Greg Rhyno

The most effective vehicles for nostalgia are often sensory: the sight of former stomping grounds revisited after time away; the unbearably saccharine wave of the vodka coolers you swore off after too many notoriously bad ... Read More »

October 10, 2017 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels