Evolution of a B.C. trilogy

“Brett Grubisic’s (left) River Bend Trilogy novels are set in a fictional town on the Fraser River, based on Mission, B.C. where he grew up. Here, we learn other ways the titles are linked.” FULL STORY

Keeping it small

June 22nd, 2016

In 2014, advice the much-nominated M.A.C. (Marion) Farrant received the $5, help 000 City of Victoria Butler Prize for her fiction collection, The World Afloat: Miniatures. She’s keeping it small with The Days: Forecasts, Warnings, Advice (Talonbooks $14.95), her new absurdist guidebook made up of 90 short stories collected into three sections that delve into the mundanity of life as well as what makes life special day after day. Farrant captures the ordinary moment in an average day and brings overwhelming truths to the readers’ attention. 978-1-77201-007-7

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