Quill and Quire

Fiction: Short

By Joe Matt

Joe Matt’s autobiographical Peepshow was part of a wave of groundbreaking North American alternative comics in the early 1990s. Matt’s unflinching and unflattering portrayal of every sordid corner of his Catholic-guilt-ridden psyche earned him a ... Read More »

February 16, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Joseph Boyden

The stories in Joseph Boyden’s first collection, Born with a Tooth, chart the resources, rituals, misgivings, and misfortunes of a cast of characters on a Northern Ontario native reserve. As a series of windows into ... Read More »

February 12, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Ramona Dearing

This is Ramona Dearing’s debut collection, but she’s no novice. She’s made the requisite appearances in the literary mags and been flagged by Oberon’s Coming Attractions. Since 1997, she’s been in Best Canadian Stories three ... Read More »

February 11, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Short