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

Ways to Disappear makes appearance

January 12th, 2015

Julia Leggett has a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from UBC. Born in Calgary, Alberta, she grew up in Zimbabwe. Gone South and Other Ways to Disappear: Eight debut short stories (Mother Tongue Pub. $19.95) is a collection of short stories focusing on the relationships women have with their bodies, lovers, female friends and health. Eufemia Fantetti, author of A Recipe for Disaster & Other Unlikely Tales of Love describes Leggett’s collection as “A smart, surefooted collection that will steal your heart. Julia Leggett’s debut offers engaging stories about the choices between love and despair with swift and sharp insights, page after page.” Leggett has served on the poetry editorial board for Prism magazine. Her work has appeared in Force Field: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia, edited by Susan Musgrave (Mother Tongue 2013). She lives in Victoria, BC, where she is working on her masters in counselling psychology and a book of poetry. Gone South is her first book.  For a review of the book, search in the Archives of this site for FRONT PAGE stories. 978-1-896949-39-0

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