Quill and Quire

Fiction: Short

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

By Rebecca Campbell

A self-described “writer of weird stories and climate-change fiction” (who “really like[s] ghosts, parasites, and A.I.s” too), Rebecca Campbell explores what-if scenarios that appear fantastical at a glance. Upon closer inspection, though, the Windsor, Ontario, ... Read More »

August 3, 2022 | Filed under: Fiction: Short, Reviews

By Conor Kerr

The debut short-story collection from Métis-Ukrainian writer and educator Conor Kerr, Avenue of Champions, is an account of disenfranchisement and displacement, both historical and contemporary. Its historical roots lie in the late 19th century, “when ... Read More »

October 27, 2021 | Filed under: Fiction: Short, Reviews