Earthquake mayhem

“Frances Peck (l.) spent 7 years on her novel about the impact of an earthquake, “The Broken Places” due out in April. Here she talks about the research done and the characters she created to tell the story.” 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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