Quill and Quire

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

By Sheila Heti

Despite the numerous death-of-fiction pronouncements made over the last half-century, some writers continue to search for ways to reanimate the form. Toronto’s Sheila Heti is one such writer. In her first collection of fiction she ... Read More »

February 6, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Short