Quill and Quire


By Sam Shelstad

Toronto author Sam Shelstad possesses the ability to charm readers with his vivacity, even – perhaps especially – when it comes to characters or situations that might be considered a tad unsavory. The bulk of ... Read More »

November 27, 2017 | Filed under: Fiction: Short

By Daniel Griffin

Set in 1993, Victoria writer Daniel Griffin’s debut novel follows a group of environmental activists on Vancouver Island who set off an explosion at a supposedly unmanned logging warehouse. The bombing badly injures a worker ... Read More »

November 20, 2017 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Eva likes Sam’s pony drawing. It’s a velociraptor, says Sam. Eva would like to collaborate. No, says Sam. But that doesn’t stop Eva, who gets started on drawing a marmot anyway. Annoyed by Eva’s insistence, ... Read More »

November 15, 2017 | Filed under: Picture Books