Quill and Quire

Fiction: Short

By Jessica Westhead

White people’s anxieties, anger, fear, and self-doubt regarding race and racism are placed centre stage in Avalanche, the provocative and illuminating new collection of short fiction by Toronto-based Jessica Westhead, the author of two books ... Read More »

August 9, 2023 | Filed under: Fiction: Short, Reviews

By Anuja Varghese

Anuja Varghese’s debut collection, Chrysalis, offers 15 shapeshifting stories that transport us to sex clubs, food courts, small towns, and haunted motels where women reclaim their lives. The opening story, “Bhupati,” tells of a new ... Read More »

February 8, 2023 | Filed under: Fiction: Short