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BOOK REVIEWS

By Conor Kerr

The debut short-story collection from Métis-Ukrainian writer and educator Conor Kerr, Avenue of Champions, is an account of disenfranchisement and displacement, both historical and contemporary. Its historical roots lie in the late 19th century, “when ... Read More »

October 27, 2021 | Filed under: Fiction: Short, Reviews

By Sifton Tracey Anipare

While some may believe that the demons of our nightmares exist only in dreams, in Sifton Tracey Anipare’s debut novel, Yume, humans, demons, and yokai- (supernatural creatures and spirits) feed and imbibe in waking realities. ... Read More »

October 19, 2021 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels, Reviews

By Katherena Vermette

It should come as no surprise that The Strangers, Katherena Vermette’s companion to the multi-award-winning novel The Break, garnered a spot on the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist and the Atwood Gibson Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize ... Read More »

October 13, 2021 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels