short stories

Islands of Decolonial Love By Leanne Simpson ARP, 143 pp., $14.95 Reviewed by Tyler Gabrysh Leanne Simpson’s latest work, Islands of Decolonial Love, is an impressive collection of short stories. Simpson’s book includes poems and brief vignettes, as well as audio downloads for select stories to round out the reader’s experience. Simpson’s writing concerns Indigenous […]


Andrea Routley, an alumna of the University of Victoria, has recently published her debut short story collection, Jane and the Whales through Caitlin Press. The collection is a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, an international English-language award for LGBT literature. Previously, Routley’s work  has appeared in numerous literary magazines, including the Malahat Review and Room Magazine. In 2008, she […]


Savage Love By Douglas Glover Goose Lane 264 pages, $29.95 Reviewed by Susan Sanford Blades Turn to any page of Douglas Glover’s Savage Love and you’ll find yourself engrossed in a world without convention, where an emaciated woman in otter-skin coat and hunting boots becomes a universal sex symbol or a man falls in love […]

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