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Guy Babineau

April 02nd, 2024

A collection of short stories capturing the lives of 2SLGBTQ+ characters from the 1970s to ’90s, Guy Babineau’s Channel Surfing in the Sea of Happiness (Cormorant Books $24.95), due out in May, resonates with contemporary issues. From a gay teen navigating high school to a transgender sex worker confronting disappearances of females in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, each story explores themes of identity, activism and resilience. Originally published in 1998, this book is revised including new tales about the absurdity of a media-saturated world, and that highlight the power of hope, humanity and humor amidst societal challenges. 9781770867499

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