Quill and Quire

Fiction: Short

By Johanna Skibsrud

A Pair of story collections from Djamila Ibrahim and Johanna Skibsrud shares one aspect in common: both are tightly organized around a central theme. Ibrahim’s debut collection focuses on the immigrant experience, as well as ... Read More »

March 15, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Paige Cooper

Given how often the stories in Paige Cooper’s debut feature solitary characters flailing for connection, readers might be forgiven for assuming the title is just some kind of clever millennial distortion of the English word ... Read More »

January 24, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Sam Shelstad

Toronto author Sam Shelstad possesses the ability to charm readers with his vivacity, even – perhaps especially – when it comes to characters or situations that might be considered a tad unsavory. The bulk of ... Read More »

November 27, 2017 | Filed under: Fiction: Short