Quill and Quire

Fiction: Short

By Kate Cayley

The last word in Householders, the affecting new collection of stories from Toronto writer Kate Cayley, is “home” – appropriate for a book that so assiduously interrogates notions of identity and belonging. In it, characters ... Read More »

October 6, 2021 | Filed under: Fiction: Short, Reviews

By Kristyn Dunnion

What an assured and attractively variegated collection of stories. Set in Toronto and small-town southern Ontario, Kristyn Dunnion’s 13 short pieces are marvellous feats of pacing and styling bolstered by vibrant characterization and enviable turns ... Read More »

December 7, 2020 | Filed under: Fiction: Short, Reviews

By Craig Davidson

Few contemporary Canadian writers are as difficult to pigeonhole as Craig Davidson. From the weird fiction of Sarah Court to the literary coming-of-age novel Cataract City, from the memoir Precious Cargo to the genre-inflected Saturday ... Read More »

August 17, 2020 | Filed under: Fiction: Short, Reviews