Quill and Quire


By Shari Green

In Missing Mike, Vancouver Island–based writer Shari Green, known for her award-winning middle-grade verse novels Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles and Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess, mines the dynamics of loss, change, and ... Read More »

June 18, 2018 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction

By Leila Marshy

Set in the late 1980s around the time of the first Palestinian Intifada, Leila Marshy’s debut novel is a coming-of-age story about Nadia, a naive Montrealer who cannot decide whether she is Palestinian or Canadian. ... Read More »

June 18, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Grant Buday

The foreword, by art historian John O’Brian, informs us that Atomic Road was prompted by a historical footnote that mistakenly placed Louis Althusser in Saskatchewan. The French Marxist philosopher, who died in 1990, had never ... Read More »

June 14, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels