Fiction / pb / 288pp / May, 2014 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-299-3
/ $19.95

God Telling a Joke and Other Stories is a collection of new stories by the author of Bix’s Trumpet and Other Stories, named Book of the Year at the Saskatchewan Book Awards and a finalist for the ReLit Award in 2007, and A Book of Great Worth, one of Amazon.Ca’s Top Hundred Books of 2012.

Among the...

Fiction / pb / May, 2014 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-297-9
/ $19.95

Calan Gray talks to trees. They speak back to him. Not in words, exactly; he hears the language of trees. They become his sanctuary against a violent father who wishes to commit him to an institution for expressing such delusions. It is 1964, and the world is a harsh place for those who are different.
When his grandfather, Dunmore McLeod...

Fiction / pb / 436pp / November, 2013 /
ISBN:978-088982-278-8
/ $22.95

Four mismatched teens. One act of violence. One nod by each of them to agree it never happened. This raucous yet poignant story of friendship, loss and long-denied regret springs to life in the dying days of high school in a seaside Pacific Northwest town. A popular resident is critically injured while confronting seventeen-year-old Brady...

Fiction / pb / 224pp / November, 2013 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-294-8
/ $19.95

It is 1983. On the streets of Vancouver women’s libbers are marching. In the forests of the northern interior a tapped out logging contractor is slowly going broke. Down the road, on a small stump ranch, Adare and Dave Wilkins face the fact that they have given the best years of their lives to a farm that can never support them. In a tumultuous...

Poetry / pb / 88pp / November, 2013 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-296-2
/ $17.95

Rarely does a writer surprise and delight her reader with such beauty, subtlety and subversive vulnerability. Status Update, Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang’s second book of poetry, is a collection of epigraph poems, each one composed in response to an entry pulled from a real status update posted on Facebook. Tsiang plays with a wide variety of...