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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Lesley Krueger

Lesley Krueger’s new novel, Mad Richard, will be published in March 2017 by ECW Press. She was a winner of the 2016 Prism International short fiction contest, announced in April.

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Sunshine Tales of a Sketchy Little Town

Story collection marked by tenderness for its characters July-August 2016
Tom Wayman’s short story collection, with its beautiful title, is set in the spectacular Slocan Valley of British Columbia. Yet in The Shadows We Mistake for Love, what interests Wayman is less the landscape than the people who live in its shadow, the citizens of a community strung out along creeks and rivers and logging…

Of Insects, Tech and Cannibals

David Cronenberg’s cinematic obsessions, explored between the covers December 2014
In the opening pages of his first novel, Consumed, David Cronenberg flicks out a series of images. We see stories and characters on a MacBook Air, an iPhone and a BlackBerry, meanwhile eavesdropping on a conflict over camera lenses—a 105 mm macro versus a 24–70 mm zoom—all of it so technical that the reader imagines Cronenberg standing behind a monitor on set directing the novel as he would one of his…

Creative Crimes

How artists befriend and betray in the name of their work May 2013