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The Best Reads for Commonwealth Day 2017

Posted on March 12 by Kyle in News
As multicultural as Canada is, you have to appreciate the range of new international writers you'll discover from either one of these fantastic reads.As difficult as it was, we pick a few of our favourite stories from each book to entice you further.  For an award-winning collection of short stories

Birthing Short Stories

Posted on January 22 by Russell Wangersky

Almost every short story I write starts the same way: I hear a snatch of a sentence, see a small situation unfold, and wonder what would happen next. A man in his twenties brings his new girlfriend to a bar, and runs into his old girlfriend in a space packed so tight, they have no choice but to be shoulder to shoulder.

I get to overhear this small snippet at the beginning: “Hey. Have you met Lauren? This is Lauren.” “Hi, I’m Lauren.”