Short Fiction / pb / 208pp / November, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-320-4
/ $19.95

Water inundates the lives of the characters in these Vancouver Island stories. While a teenage mother faces her situation, rainwater seeps under the door of her basement suite. A tree cutter, from atop a giant fir overlooking a sweeping ocean view, urinates into his wealthy customer’s flowerbed. A foster child is haunted by the image of a dying...

Poetry / pb / 104pp / October, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-317-4
/ $17.95

In Fragments, Desire, at once a love poem and an homage to Roland Barthes’ A lover’s Discourse, Onjana Yawnghwe has created what she refers to as her own “dictionary of love.” Out of loss and loneliness and the need for connection comes her poem of self realization and affirmation. “In a world in which I felt misunderstood,...

Young Adult Fiction / pb / 200pp / September, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-321-1
/ $15.95

Some people are unstoppable, even when saddled with family secrets and missing an X chromosome.

When Sylvia’s equestrian plans are reined in after she’s accused of dangerous riding, she realizes she’s been ignoring an important personal decision. Sylvia, almost fifteen, will need a new kind of courage to make the right...

Poetry / pb / 128pp / September, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-324-2
/ $17.95

What is a neighbourhood? What holds it together? What tears it apart? A geography, social networks, resources such as parks and schools, gardens and community centres, shops (butcher, baker, coffee shop, hairdresser, barber), church or temple, synagogue or mosque, the houses next door across the lane or over the road, sidewalks, trees, fences...