Quill and Quire

Fiction: Short

By Chevy Stevens

Annie O’Sullivan has good reason to complain during her regularly scheduled therapy sessions. But the thirtysomething’s revelations go far beyond Portnoy-style gripes. Where once her hometown, the tiny Vancouver Island hamlet of Clayton Falls, was ... Read More »

July 22, 2010 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Douglas Smith

Douglas Smith opens his new collection of stories with a cheeky definition of the imaginary titular object: “An instrument, in book form, used for viewing a disparate (but hopefully, not grotesquely so) collection of impossible ... Read More »

April 30, 2010 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By David Carpenter

The title of Warren Cariou’s foreword to Welcome to Canada, a volume of David Carpenter’s new and selected stories, is “You Are Now Entering Carpenter Country.” Carpenter’s fictional landscape – located mainly in the outposts ... Read More »

March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Fiction: Short