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The Red Pagoda and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
These six stories set in Montreal looks at the lives of the people in the Chinese community and the small, but momentous moment that changed their lives.
A Mad Trapper's Examination of Reader Response and Reception Theory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Essay » Literature
In this project I ground my reading of reader-oriented criticism in a particular text, Rudy Wiebe’s The Mad Trapper. Positioning this novel as representative of the contradictory characteristics of all texts--”always already” open to multiple interpretations--I use these multiple readings both to examine and undermine The Mad Trapper and Reader Response/Reception theory.
Made in Canada, Femspec Issue 1.2
Series: Femspec Articles. Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature
This is a review of a conference in Canada where Canadian Science fiction was discussed. SF, Canadian literature was looked at in the context of all Canadian literature, and then with the concept of "borders" as creating regional identities. Many Canadian authors and works were discussed including Nalo Hopkinson, who performed an unpublished piece of hers.
Palawan Story
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
A Canadian's Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
You're about to discover one of the best kept secrets in Canadian English Poetry today! A Canadian's Poems, truly one of the best kept secrets in Canadian English Poetry today, has gone global, and you are about to discover what all the buzz is about. Your next step is to take a look inside the introductory sample.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.
Three Quarters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality
ABOUT THREE QUARTERS Teresa Madaleno reviews… “Three Quarters” by Donna Kakonge From the first chapter, Three Quarters manages to draw you in so that you sympathize with the main character who happens to be the author. She is just ten years old when we first meet her, and both the tone and writing style match her age. The innocent and tender language makes you feel as if this story is crafted
PEI Writes 2013 Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
The PEI Writes 2013 Anthology is a compilation of work by some of the Island's finest writers, both established and emerging. Drawing from the talent of the PEI Writes Group, established in 2011, the collection reflects the evolving tastes and expanding creativity of each and every contributor.
How To Talk To Crazy People
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,350. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Vignettes of sixteen breakdowns, Donna Kakonge gives a keen sense of what it is like to experience bipolar disorder with How To Talk To Crazy People.
Tales of Other Worlds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Deux Voiliers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
This is the first anthology of short shorts written by Chris Turner, Canada's up-and-coming fantasy writer. It is suitable for all ages.