Fiction

  • Provider’s Son

    Levi Conley has spent his life making a hard living off the water. Fishing defines who he is. But after being betrayed by his business partners, who are also his brothers, he flees out west for the “big bucks”...

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  • Chainsaw Earle

    “Chainsaw Earle” is an original and highly amusing song written by Wayne Chaulk and Kevin Blackmore of the band Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers. A popular request wherever the group performs, the tune...

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  • Finton Moon

    Finton Moon is an unusual child who feels like an alien. A gentle soul growing up in the rough town of Darwin, Newfoundland, he lives with his strict Catholic mother and grandmother, lawless father and three...

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  • Mercy of St. Jude

    At times irreverent and darkly humorous, Mercy of St. Jude is a story of profound loss, and the unforeseen effects that secrets can have on those we love. When Mercedes Hann dies, her great-niece, Annie Byrne,...

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  • Winterhouse, The

    “My father has married me to a mad old man.” These words, written on a slip of paper inside a fading brocade collar, are a clue to the unlikely marriage of a Jewish remittance man and a 14-year-old orphan...

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  • Sky Waves

    Critically acclaimed novelist Michelle Butler Hallett rolls out her raucous brand of satire in this tender exploration of the human need for communication, communion, and love. Skywaves is set against the development...

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  • Silent Time, The

    In the early 1900s a young and newly wed Leona Merrigan sets out from the Newfoundland community of Three Brooks to find a better life in Knock Harbour on the island’s Cape Shore. After some happy years, tragedy...

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  • Mundy Pond

    Mundy Pond is a coming-of-age story about young Gordie MacAllister that’s set in Newfoundland in the late 1970’s.

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  • Tales from Dog Island

    Translated from the French-language to English, this work of fiction, based on fact, tells the story of Victor Lemetayer who, at 18 years of age, has had enough of life on the family farm in Brittany, France.

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  • Stranger Things Have Happened

    Carmelita McGrath's second collection of fiction explores the psychic and emotional realm of everyday life. Travelling from a 1930s Newfoundland outport to present day St. John's, these fourteen stories, bringing...

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