Quill and Quire

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

By Clark Blaise

There’s a telling scene in “A North American Education,” one of 13 stories in Southern Stories, the first volume in a new series of Clark Blaise’s collected shorter works. The teenaged narrator and his father, ... Read More »

February 9, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Short