Quill and Quire

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

By David Homel

Shot through with gallows humour and a brand of wartime slapstick, David Homel’s The Speaking Cure communicates a subtle and powerful anti-censorship message while blurring already shifty lines between right and wrong, victim and oppressor. ... Read More »

November 19, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Art Norris

Succession is another tale of the strains and glories of homecoming, told here through a sequence of linked stories connected to Al, a journeyman musician who, after years of playing bass in Vancouver bar bands, ... Read More »

November 19, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Craig Heron

What started as an art exhibition about working class people and drinking has evolved into Craig Heron’s unique social history of alcohol in Canada. Covering a period that ranges from the European colonists’ introduction of ... Read More »

November 11, 2003 | Filed under: History