Fiction

  • The Artificial Newfoundlander

    The Artificial Newfoundlander is a witty, playful, tale of contemporary St. John’s. Hugh Norman, a middle-aged English prof researching an eccentric novelist priest, is faced with the unexpected arrivals of...

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  • A Few Kinds of Wrong

    Mechanic Jennifer Collins is a woman in a man's world, but since her father's sudden death her world has been falling apart. Now she's in a losing battle, risking everything to cling to the past while everyone else...

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  • Away from Everywhere

    Brothers Owen and Alex Collins are brought together when mental illness claims their father and sets off a chain reaction of unrelated, heart-breaking events. Both tender and bold in its delivery, Away from Everywhere...

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  • Lovesongs of Emmanuel Taggart

    Things no longer look the same for 45-year-old Emmanuel (“M”) Taggart. Thinking he has a bad case of the flu, M leaves the office to embark on a road of self-discovery. Although the doctors find nothing...

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  • By the Rivers of Brooklyn

    In the 1920s, Jim, Bert and Rose Evans all move from Newfoundland to Brooklyn, New York, in search of work and a better life, leaving their sister Annie back home in St. John’s. By the Rivers of Brooklyn traces...

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  • Tantramar

    "This is the story of my mother's death, my father's lighthouse, my slutty sister and the dog I betrayed." A heart-felt, at times funny coming-of-age story set in Nova Scotia about a quirky couple who adopt a 16-year-old...

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  • An Imperfect Librarian

    Carl knows more than most how hard it can be to find one’s place in an imperfect world. Abandoned by his mother, scorned by his father, cuckolded by his wife, too tall, too naive, too unlucky, even the dogs...

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  • The Seary Line

    Nearing death, an old man laments his poor choice of a wife, and has orchestrated a situation where he will see his childhood love one last time. From these circumstances emerges Stella, a woman who grapples...

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  • Footprints

    When three teenage friends oppose the annexation of their favourite beach by a prominent businessman, their efforts to keep it public are rebuffed or ignored. Their actions quickly move beyond conventional protest,...

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  • Angels of Maradona

    In the mountains of Colombia, an old man stumbles sweating and breathless into the Jaguar Forest. Cursed, he feels forced to commit a savage act, and a family is destroyed – his own. From Luis Mendoza’s insanity...

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