Quill and Quire

Fiction: Short

By Michael Redhill

Michael Redhill’s literary trajectory from poet to playwright to fiction writer is a common enough pattern in this country, but his level of accomplishment is exceptional. Short-listed for a Governor General’s Award in 2001 for ... Read More »

November 26, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Melanie Little

In Melanie Little’s debut story collection the “confidence” of the title is a tricky quality, as likely to be associated with a swindle or a secret as it is to be linked to boldness or ... Read More »

November 25, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Dana Bath

What if short story authors were forbidden to create characters – particularly women – who cannot get over themselves? And what if there was an embargo on finely crafted little tales of anxiousness, dread, chill, ... Read More »

November 20, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Jim Christy

The 14 stories in Tight Like That recall the days when every little magazine ran short fiction – crisp, savvy entertainments slickly crafted to appeal to just about anybody, perfect to fill those idle few ... Read More »

November 19, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By W. Mark Giles

Knucklehead, W. Mark Giles’ first collection of short fiction, is an eclectic mix of stories and experimental pieces. The title and cover art are misleading, implying yet another collection of gritty urban tales of boozers ... Read More »

November 19, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Short