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by Various,Camilla Gibb,Lee Henderson,Rebecca Rosenblum

eBook The Journey Prize Stories 21: The Best of Canada's New Writers epub
  • ISBN: 077103427X
  • Author: Various,Camilla Gibb,Lee Henderson,Rebecca Rosenblum
  • Genre: Entertainment
  • Subcategory: Humor
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Emblem Editions (October 6, 2009)
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • ePUB size: 1218 kb
  • FB2 size 1337 kb
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Books in Canada The Journey Prize Stories is Canada’s most celebrated annual fiction anthology, presenting . The winner will be announced in fall 2010.

Books in Canada The Journey Prize Stories is Canada’s most celebrated annual fiction anthology, presenting the best stories published each year by some of our most exciting up-and-coming writers. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere. As a teacher begins to unravel in the aftermath of a school shooting, a series of surprising encounters with her former students reveals their differing degrees of resiliency.

The Best of Canada’s New Writers. By Various Selected by Camilla Gibb, Lee Henderson and Rebecca Rosenblum. Books in Canada The Journey Prize Stories is Canada’s most celebrated annual fiction anthology, presenting the best stories published each year by some of our most exciting up-and-coming writers.

Camilla Gibb, Lee Henderson, and Rebecca Rosenblum. Adrian michael kelly. The stories in this anthology are written by authors from across Canada, about people from all around the world, and told from the point of view of people living vastly different lives. Some are set in a Canada few of us are familiar with, notably Jesus Hardwell’s Easy Living and Shawn Syms’s On the Line, which takes us on a rare and intimate tour of meatpacking and slaughterhouse culture. Reading is an act of empathy.

Take the pulse of Canada's literary scene with the country's most popular annual fiction . Rebecca Rosenblum, Lee Henderson, Camilla Gibb.

Take the pulse of Canada's literary scene with the country's most popular annual fiction anthology. The Journey Prize Storiesis the premiere showcase for new writing in Canada, presenting a virtual who's who of up-and-coming literary talents. Readers of the anthology have consistently been among the first to discover the next generation of great Canadian writers, and, with this new volume, the tradition continues.

The collection consistently does what the oeuvre does best: communicate intense emotion with force, give life to characters that struggle with their circumstances, illuminate the universal through the specific and the particular, and turn the commonplace into ar. Globe and Mail " The anthology] amuses, astonishes, and enlightens; it is a delicious cacophony of voices and engaging stories.

That's what the Writers' Trust of Canada/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize means to one contender among the best of. .

A number of former winners have become recognized names and recipients of other prestigious Canadian awards more frequently given to established authors: the.

She lives in Toronto. ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award. A two-time nominee for The Journey Prize, O’Neill lives in Montreal.

Books in Canada The Journey Prize Stories is Canada’s most . Camilla Gibb is the award-winning author of three novels, most recently Sweetness in the Belly. She divides her time between Toronto and London, England. Lee Henderson is the author of The Broken Record Technique and The Man Game.

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“The collection consistently does what the oeuvre does best: communicate intense emotion with force, give life to characters that struggle with their circumstances, illuminate the universal through the specific and the particular, and turn the commonplace into art.” Globe and Mail  “[The anthology] amuses, astonishes, and enlightens; it is a delicious cacophony of voices and engaging stories . . .”Books in Canada   The Journey Prize Stories is Canada’s most celebrated annual fiction anthology, presenting the best stories published each year by some of our most exciting up-and-coming writers.  Among the stories this year: Desperate to reinvent himself, a disgraced diplomat on what will be the last assignment of his career goes in search of a woman from his past in Eastern Croatia. As a teacher begins to unravel in the aftermath of a school shooting, a series of surprising encounters with her former students reveals their differing degrees of resiliency. Bench presses and Wonder Woman comics create an unexpected intimacy between a teenager and her Ukrainian-language tutor, a former female champion weightlifter. After his junkie uncle moves into the basement to hide out from his dealer and get clean, a lonely boy’s longing for a male role model threatens to lead him astray. When a famous author finds himself embroiled in a sex scandal while on his book tour, he discovers the only person he has left to turn to is his handler, a woman with secrets of her own.  Cultural tradition gives way to modern-day Japanese efficiency when a long-married couple attend a meeting of Concerned Parents of Unmarried Offspring, a speed dating event for parents in search of spouses for their adult children.              The stories included in the anthology are contenders for the $10,000 Writers’ Trust of Canada/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize. The winner will be announced in fall 2010.

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