Quill and Quire


By Sam Wiebe (ed.)

The dark underbelly of Vancouver is exposed in the crime anthology Vancouver Noir, the third Canadian book in the infamous and ongoing international noir series by Akashic Books. Edited by Sam Wiebe, author of the ... Read More »

September 24, 2018 | Filed under: Anthologies

By H.B. Hogan

Someone always seems to be tossing out the idea that short-story collections are “having a moment” or “finally getting their due.” This kind of hyperbole is difficult to quell and doesn’t tell us much in ... Read More »

September 24, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Alex Leslie

We All Need to Eat is Lambda Award–winning author Alex Leslie’s third book and second collection of short fiction. Over the course of nine linked stories, she presents intense moments from the emotional and psychological ... Read More »

September 20, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Kathy Page

Kathy Page’s latest novel is a portrait of a marriage. In this respect, and in its linking of personal and historical events across the 20th century, Dear Evelyn is familiar, even conventional, both formally and ... Read More »

September 13, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Tyler Keevil

Tyler Keevil writes stories about men doing manly things. In this, his most immediate and significant literary predecessor is Hemingway, but Keevil also stakes out ground among a group of younger Canadian writers – Kevin ... Read More »

September 6, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels